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And that's a wrap for YMT's 2018 Summer Shows! Here's what you missed...


SEVEN full-scale shows within SEVEN weeks. Led by different industry-renowned creative teams. Taking place at multiple professional perfroming spaces and theatres across the UK. Performed by the young and outstanding talent of tomorrow. And over 5000 tickets sold! This is Youth Music Theatre UK's Summer Season 2018 wrapped up! 

This weekend saw the close of our final show of the summer, A Winter's Tale, at the Rose Theatre Kingston. In celebration and reflection of the wonderful season we've had, we've chosen some pictures and review highlights to share with you all! 

26 - 29 July, Lyric Theatre Belfast

Youth Music Theatre UK - Paperboy (2018)

'West End transfer shouldn’t be out of the question for Paperboy' (Irish News).

'There is a line a minute to bring a smile to your face' (Culture Hub).

'Charming and Imaginative' (The Stage).


Help! Get Me Out of This Musical
10 - 12 August, South Hill Park Arts Centre

Youth Music Theatre UK - Help! Get Me Out of This Musical (2018)

'[The cast of] HELP! Get Me Out of This Musical...Nicholson describes in his programme note as “disgustingly talented”. On the strength of this impressive performance, I am inclined to agree' (Musical Theatre Review).


Cautionary Tales
11 - 12 August, Barbican Theatre Plymouth

Youth Music Theatre UK - Cautionary Tales (2018)

No Man's Land (Dance Connection 4)
18 - 19 August, Halifax Square Chapel

Youth Music Theatre UK - No Man's Land (2018)

'The cast has to be absolutely committed to the drama to be convincing, and they are – in spades' (Musical Theatre Review). 


24 - 25 August, Barbican Theatre Plymouth

Youth Music Theatre UK - WILD (2018)

Barrack Room Ballads
24 - 26 August, The National Army Museum

Youth Music Theatre UK - Barrack Room Ballads (2018)

'It’s an impressive, quite original theatrical idea which sits conceptually, and very thoughtfully, somewhere between Cats and Oh, What a Lovely War! Well done, Youth Music Theatre UK' (Musical Theatre Review). 

A Winter's Tale
30 Aug - 2 Sep, Rose Theatre Kingston

Youth Music Theatre UK - A Winter's Tale (2018)