Group 64 – Performing at the International Youth Arts Festival

Performing the challenging moving play Matilda Liar


Group 64 – Theatre for Young People

Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney, SW15 6AW

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Group 64 are thrilled to have been chosen to perform at the International Youth Arts Festival in Kingston after the success of their production at the National Theatre last summer. The play Matilda Liar is an exciting challenge for Group 64’s Young Company of 16-18 year olds, as they bring to life a dramatic and challenging script.

Matilda Liar is a powerful and moving play. ‘The style of the piece is a mixture of the gothic cautionary tale and a glittering fairy-tale’ Debbie Isitt (author). At the heart of her dysfunctional family Matilda lies and lies, until one day everything changes and she finds she can only tell the truth. A stylish piece of physical theatre, which will keep you gripped as chaos ensues!

Director Nicola Sterry says:“Group 64’s Young Company are incredibly talented performers, as a cast they have thrown themselves into this challenging script with amazing passion and openness to exploration, resulting in an exciting and though-provoking piece of theatre”

The International Youth Arts Festival, (IYAF) is rapidly becoming one of the largest and most diverse youth events in the country. From 6th – 28th July 2013 the streets and venues of Kingston will come alive as young people from the ages of 5 to 26 showcase the very best in youth arts selected from the UK and Internationally.

Group 64 is a dynamic and exciting Young People's Community Theatre Company. Based in the heart of Putney we have almost 300 young members! We believe in giving young people the opportunity to reach their creative potential in a safe and fun environment. We open our doors to everyone!

Booking Information
Matilda Liar will be performed at the Act Studio Theatre, Kingston College on -
15th July 2013 at 5pm
16th July 2013 at 7.30pm
21st July 2013 at 10am

Prices - £5

Tickets: available in person from the Rose Theatre Kingston; online ; or by telephone 08444 821 556.


June 27, 2013

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