Past shows

Dates and Venues

A Beggar's Opera (2010)

18 Aug 2010 to 19 Aug 2010

This new version of The Beggar’s Opera, one of the most influential and important pieces ever written (in 1728) and the precursor of Brecht’s A Threepenny Opera, will update the story into modern language and set it in an edgy, contemporary world.  It is by turns comic, dark, witty and sharp.  The...

Peter Pan (2010)

13 Aug 2010 to 14 Aug 2010

A delightfully modern one act version with a pop/rock score. Produced at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in summer 2009 and thereafter at the Bridewell Theatre, London at Christmas 2009. This larger version will rehearse and play in summer 2010 with a view to performing in London again at...

A Song for Eurydice (2010)

13 Aug 2010 to 14 Aug 2010

Two young lovers. A wedding. A tragedy. Two young lovers, never to be parted? Orpheus loves Eurydice, Eurydice loves Orpheus. Orpheus loses Eurydice on what should be the happiest day of his life. He faces a journey to the depths of the underworld to throw himself at the mercy of Hades armed with...

Ghosts of the Past (2010)

01 Aug 2010 to 02 Aug 2010

What do you do when the love of your life turns into a vampire and leaves you? Jude, 15, from Whitby gets reckless when Dawn leaves him to become, Rowan, head of the Vampires and he runs away to London to forget about his ‘ghosts’. Flash forward 5 years. There’s been a vampire/wolf war and nothing’...

Peter Pan (2009)

21 Dec 2009 to 24 Dec 2009

YMT’s Peter Pan is the biggest, noisiest, most frightfully funny and enjoyable of all the Peter Pan’s you could ever hope to see. This brand new musical version by popular composer Jimmy Jewell and writer Nick Stimson, takes us back to the magical roots of the story - a place where children can...

According to Brian Haw (2009)

25 Aug 2009 to 26 Aug 2009

A permanent protest and the man behind the headlines... This brand new musical delves into a world of politics and protests, looking beyond the headlines to discover the impact of war on young people across the Globe. For over seven years, Brian Haw has remained a permanent thorn in the side of the...

Loserville: The Musical (2009)

20 Aug 2009 to 22 Aug 2009

The rock musical event of 2009! Michael Dork is 17. They call him nerd, geek, slacker. Socially marginalised by the entire school and constantly picked on by Eddie, the coolest boy in school, Michael is desperate to find his ticket outta Loserville. But when stunning new girl Holly arrives,...

A Winter's Tale (2009)

19 Aug 2009 to 22 Aug 2009

Shakespeare's classic with a modern twist... Shakespeare’s classic tale of jealousy, loss, love and reconciliation is given a magical reworking by YMT this summer. Set in the contrasting locations of the stark northern climate of an old-style Soviet state and the relaxed warmth of the Mediterranean...

The Watchers (2009)

14 Aug 2009 to 15 Aug 2009

"Remember, be home before curfew and do not speak to the Watchers!" Whitby, August 2009. A hot sultry night and the town is uneasy – people are going missing night after night. In the heat of summer madness, there is a sense of unease underlying the seeming jollity of the holiday makers eating...

Eight (2009)

14 Aug 2009 to 15 Aug 2009

A lot can happen in eight years... This summer YMT is embarking on an innovative and exciting project in rural Cumbria. 36 unique performers aged 16-20 will be asking the question: Where will I be in the future? Using creative, expressive performance the all-female cast will question their lives,...

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