Half Moon presents a Papertale production in association with Apples and Snakes (South East)
by Steve Tasane, Tanaka Mhishi, Hadiru Mhadi, Justin Coe. (Dir. Rosemary Harris)
Not suitable for under 8s (target 8-12s/suitable for adult audiences)
What’s a boy to do? From the playground to the classroom, from home to the uncharted waters of online, boys learn that displaying their feelings is a no-no. But what happens to emotion that can’t be let out?
Boys Don’t explores through spoken word what happens when boys show their feelings, written from real-life experiences of the diverse male cast. Through a series of funny, familiar and sometimes heart-breaking stories of boys in the emotional spotlight, the show delivers insights into male experiences of growing up, and offers the possibility of more open communication for us all.
Boys Don’t features some of the UK’s leading poets and performers in repertory, including Justin Coe, Hadiru Mahdi, Tanaka Mhishi and Steve Tasane. It is the latest work from Papertale, following on from the Suitcase Trilogy of spoken word performances about migration for young audiences, directed by Rosemary Harris.
This programme is supported by an education package for schools exploring young people’s emotional literacy through creative writing and performance for Years 5-8. Please contact us for more information.
When: Sunday 21 May, 2-4pm
Where: The Spire, St. Mark’s Chapel, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5JN
Booking: book here