Flesh in association with The Royal Exchange19th July 2013 by Martin Gibbons
by Sarah McDonald Hughes
Directed by Martin Gibbons
Produced by Monkeywood Theatre in Association with The Royal Exchange Theatre
Funded by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts and The Granada Foundation
“It was New Years and I was all ready to go and get lashed. I don’t know why I did the test then but I did. I couldn’t wait. And there was just one line so I chucked it but then Dylan looked at it again, he had to get it out the bin, and there was two lines. Two lines means you’re pregnant.”
Shannon and Dylan are 16. They’re in love. And they’re having a baby.
In summer 2012, Monkeywood spent hundreds of hours with young parents from across Manchester, gathering their true stories, opinions and insights. The stories they told were surprising, moving and heartstoppingly honest. FLESH is a brand new play based on these stories which follows three young people as they become parents for the first time.
FLESH has been developed with the support of Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts. The production will open at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, in November 2013 prior to a northern tour, which includes CAST in Doncaster, The Dukes, Lancaster and Whitby Hall, Ellesmere Port. More tour dates to be announced soon.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW….!
ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE, MANCHESTER
Wednesday 6 November, 7.30pm
Thursday 7 November, 7.30pm
Friday 8 November, 7.30pm
Saturday 9 November, 8pm
RELAXED PERFORMANCE* – Friday, 2.30pm
*A more relaxed environment suitable for those who want to bring small children or anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.
Box Office: 0161 833 9833 or online
Adults £12, £10 concessions
HULL TRUCK THEATRE, HULL
Thursday 30 January 2014, 8pm
£12, £10 concessions
Box Office: 01482 323638 or online
ACTION TRANSPORT THEATRE, WHITBY HALL, ELLESMERE PORT
Wednesday 5 February 2014, 7.30pm
£8, £5 concessions or online
School’s Booking : Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BURNLEY YOUTH THEATRE
Thursday 6 February 2014, 1pm & 7.30pm
FREE – must be booked in advance
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