Build A Rocket

The McCarthyTheatre

An explosive and passionate portrait of a young heroine of our times.

Credits:

By Christopher York
Directed by Paul Robinson
Designer: Helen Coyston
Composer & Sound Designer: Simon Slater
Casting Director: Sarah Hughes
Based on an original commission from HighTide’s First Commissions scheme

Key Cast:

Serena Manteghi

Price: From £10

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24 July - 8 September 2018
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"This isn't the story of Icarus and Daedalus.
It's Yasmin and Jack.
And we won't fly too close to the sun.
We'll fly through the f***er."

Yasmin is young and feisty and lives on the edge. A young mum, her Scarborough isn’t sandcastles, arcades and donkey rides. She’s been dealt a rough hand and has to decide whether to give in or get smart.

But can the thing which threatens to ruin her life be the one thing which saves her? Can she still be the architect of her own destiny?

An explosive and passionate portrait of a young heroine of our times. 

Build A Rocket has been made possible thanks to the support from our Script Development Fund Donors. This play was first presented at the SJT as part of our playreading programme last year and is written by Scarborough-born writer and actor, Christopher York.


24 & 25 July: Two extra special previews!

Pay What You Decide: don’t pay until after you’ve seen the show!

Tickets can still be reserved online or via the Box Office. After the show, you will have the opportunity to make a donation of whatever you decide, or can afford to pay, based on your overall enjoyment of the performance. You will be able to pay by cash on the door or by card at the Box Office.

Please ensure you have arrived and collected your tickets 15 minutes before the show starts in order to secure your seats.

Your support of this show will allow us to continue our commitment to supporting new writing and nurturing new talent for the future.


Age guidance: 14+


Build A Rocket is going on tour!
We're going to be at Latitude Festival on 13 July and at the Edinburgh Fringe from 1 - 27 August.

dates

Tuesday 24 July 2018, 7.45pm

Wednesday 25 July 2018, 7.45pm

Friday 31 August 2018, 7.45pm

Saturday 1 September 2018, 5.30pm

Saturday 1 September 2018, 7.45pm

Tuesday 4 September 2018, 7.45pm

Wednesday 5 September 2018, 7.45pm

Thursday 6 September 2018, 7.45pm

Friday 7 September 2018, 5.30pm

Friday 7 September 2018, 7.45pm

Saturday 8 September 2018, 5.30pm

Saturday 8 September 2018, 7.45pm

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Arts Council England
Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough