Why do you have to go to work?
How come adults drink to have fun?
What was life like before the Internet?
This is a work full of questions. Asked by young people. Answered by adults. Transformed inside a theatre-turned-playground-turned-battleground delivered by Generation Up Next. Watch as age collides with experience in a revealing one-hour tell-all, where adults take a backseat as a powerful panel of 9 to 13-year-olds drop some truths… and the mic.
This world premiere from the inspiring collective, The Good Room, is intended for adults and suitable for ages 9 and up. Contains: Some adult themes, theatrical haze, loud noises and young people.
Featuring: Emily Bartlett, Ishan Bose, Stella Charrington, Enid Foulger, Alexander Graves, Cecilia Hill, Lucinda Isbel, Aidan Lee, Ruby MacDonald, Phoenix Macrokanis, Cielle Martin-Falco, Declan Mount, Mandile Mpofu, Harrison Newman, Keira Peirce, Michael Power, Jack Sinclair, Marton Temesvari and Angus Tweed.
Co-presented by Brisbane Festival, QUT, and La Boite Theatre Company
26-29 September, The Roundhouse Theatre
Thanks to the Australia Council for the Arts and Arts Queensland. Developed with the support of Australian Performing Arts Market and Brisbane Powerhouse.
Created by The Good Room:
Daniel Evans, Amy Ingram with Collaborator Nathan Sibthorpe
Director: Daniel Evans
Key Creatives: Amy Ingram and Nathan Sibthorpe
Creative Producer: Tara Hobbs
Young People Producer: Annette Box
Dramaturg: Saffron Benner
Lighting Design: Jason Glenwright
Composer & Sound Design: Dane Alexander
Video Design: Craig Wilkinson (Optikal Bloc)
Design: Jonathan Hindmarsh
Costume: Madeline Taylor
Choreography: Nerida Matthaei
Choreographic Assistance: Bek Groves
Contact The Good Room to discuss how we can come to your town and create a performance tailor-made for your community.