These performances form part of the Young REP Festival – a two week long showcase of productions by our youth theatre companies.


Young REP Seniors Company presents a world premiere
Girls Like That
Written by Evan Placey
Directed by Daniel Tyler

Phones come to life with the buzz of a new message, a new email, a Facebook update. A single photo…

This time-shifting play explores young characters today and in the past, the sexual labels they give and judge each other with and the complex and contradictory choices they make in expressing themselves.

The play has been written as part of a unique partnership between Birmingham Repertory Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Theatre Royal Plymouth. Young people from each of the three theatres have worked with the award-winning Evan Placey’ to develop ideas for the play and each young company will produce the play in Summer 2013.

Young REP Seniors Company presents
My Story Is
Devised by the company
Directed by Rhys McClelland

Amazing tales leap off the page and come to life before the audience’s eyes, taking everyone, young and old, back to those magical places we explored in our favourite stories from childhood. A performance devised by members of the Young REP Senior Company which explores some of the greatest pieces of children’s literature of the last 100 years

Young REP Playwrights present
Dramatic Acts
Performed by students from the University of Birmingham
One hundred years is a very long time, and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre has stood for all of it. After every performance the audiences flock to the bar, keen to discuss the performance they have just seen. How has Birmingham changed in the last hundred years? And have the people changed too?

Eclectic pieces of new writing by the Young REP Playwrights, a group of aspiring writers from Birmingham.

Date Time Venue Notes Prices Booking

The Old Rep

  • Address: Station Street, (Nearest car park is on Dudley Street), Birmingham, B5 4DY
  • Box Office: 0121 236 4455
  • Phone: 0121 236 4455

Part of Young REP Festival 2013

Past events in this season

The Young REP Festival - Rediscovery Double Bill

Two plays in one evening from our senior youth theatre company

The Young REP Festival - Twelfth Night

A fresh take on one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies

The Young REP Festival - ITTULLKYLLYOOIFFYOODOO

Milo is going to eat curry and ice cream - ON THE SAME SPOON!

The Young REP Festival - The Red Balloon

The touching story of Pascal's friendship with a magical Red Balloon

The Young REP Festival - Old and New Double Bill

Two plays in one evening from our satellite youth theatres

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