Press 2 for Help
Citizens Theatre Young Co.
A thought provoking and entertaining evening of new writing showcasing short dramatic pieces created by the Citizens Theatre’s Young Co with support from professional writers Eve Nicol, Martin O’Connor, Sara Shaarawi and May Sumbwanyambe.
Diverse in form and content, the new work will range from naturalistic and poetic to darkly comic and share the common thread of exploring mental health issues faced by young people.
Recommended for ages 14+.
Trigger Warning: the subject matter will address themes around mental health, including suicide, self-harm and drug use.
Support for the issues raised in this work is available from Samaritans 24hrs: call 116 123.
This production takes place at Princes House, 50 West Campbell St, Glasgow G2 6SE. Visit our what to expect guide for full information about the venue and the Covid-19 safety measures in place.
Meet the Mentors
Get to know the professional writers in our blog series:
Martin O'Connor tells us what he's most enjoyed about collaborating with the Young Co. and explains why the Citz has a special place in his heart.
Eve Nicol lets us know what audiences can expect from Press 2 For Help and shares some of the tools and processes she used in the writing workshops.
May Sumbwanyambe shares how his group approached the project and why he is excited to see the show.
Sara Shaarawi gives some insight into creating new work as a collective and lets us know what it was like in the room.
Date Time Information 25 March 7.30pm 26 March 7.30pm
Cast & Creative Team
Lomond Sebastian Docherty
Direction and Dramaturgy by Neil Packham and Catrin Evans
Writing Mentors Eve Nicol, Martin O’Connor, Sara Shaarawi and May Sumbwanyambe
Lighting Design Stuart Jenkins
Costume Design Elaine G Coyle
Design Consultant Ailsa J Munro