June 5th - June 8th at the Lower Ossington Theatre
Chatroom by Enda Walsh
Jim is depressed and talks of ending his life. Eva and William decide to do their utmost to persuade him to carry out his threat. From this chilling premise is forged a funny, compelling and uplifting play that tackles six teenage characters communicate only via the internet. Chatroom explores teenage life head-on, dealing with suicide and online communication, this powerful tale of manipulation leads to the ultimate act of teenage rebellion.
Citizenship by Mark Ravenhill
Tom dreams of being kissed, but whether by a man or by a woman he’s not sure, and he needs to decide quickly. The teasing and interrogations of his friends leave no space for him to make up his mind on his own, and he’s got no one to ask for advice, except maybe people on the internet. Citizenship is a bittersweet comedy about growing up, which follows a boy's frank and messy search to discover his sexual identity.
“These are sharp and provocative plays, which place the lives of teenagers’ center stage. Direct and honest, the plays explore the pressures and prospects facing young people on the verge of adulthood. These exciting and relevant pieces are the perfect base to hone and develop young actor’s talents” - Alan Kinsella, Director