The Berry Youth Theatre presents Hans Christian Andersen’s
By Rebecca Alloway
Date: Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd April*, 2pm & 7.30pm
“What if I told you that mermaids were real?
Much more than mere myth, they live, breathe and feel”
On the shore, rumours wash up on the sand and a group of friends discover what really lies beneath the waves...
The Berry Youth Theatre are causing a splash; bringing you an aquatic adventure for the whole family. Using vibrant choral storytelling and beautiful movement, this bold production reimagines the classic story.This mermaid’s tale is extraordinary.
"The most creative youth theatre show I’ve ever seen; very professional."
"Absolutely brilliant, staging was so imaginative and the cast were superb."
Audience Feedback (on The Berry Youth Theatre’s The Secret Garden 2016)
The Little Mermaid Workshop & Behind-the-Scenes Tour Friday 21st April 12.30-1.45pm
Explore behind-the-scenes of The Berry Theatre’s new production of The Little Mermaid with a tour and workshop. Have an exclusive sneak-peak backstage with the chance to look at costumes and set from the show before it even opens. Then take a dive into a theatre-making workshop with the creative team and have a go at recreating parts of the show.
The perfect way to inspire young actors and theatre makers before they see the show this Easter.
*Post Show Q&A
Saturday 22nd April, following the 2pm performance
Writer Rebecca Alloway and director Lucy Fennell discuss the creation of The Little Mermaid. There will also be the opportunity to ask questions in an open discussion to find out more about their process. This is an excellent chance for young writers, directors and theatre-makers to discover more about transforming an idea to the stage.