Girls Like That (play)

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Girls Like That by Evan Placey is a stage play which was first performed in 2013. It was co-commissioned by Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Theatre Royal, Plymouth and West Yorkshire Playhouse. The play was first performed by The Young REP as part of the Young Rep Festival at The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham, on 12 July 2013; the West Yorkshire Playhouse Youth Theatre at the Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, on 18 July 2013: and by the Theatre Royal Plymouth Young Company at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, on 14 August 2013. Its hasn't got a specified period and has a melodramatic genre.

Original casts[edit]

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Director: Daniel Tyler

Girls: Kim Atkiss, Dayna Bateman, Victoria Bowes, Anushka Chakravarti, Rebekka Ford, Sophie Lines, Jordan Perkins, Anna Piper, Roisin Richardson, Kesia Schofield, Aurora Tanda, Melissa Uppal

Scarlett: Heather Fantham

Boy: Nathan Queeley-Dennis

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Director: Gemma Woffinden

Scarlett: Daisy Addison Russell: Hal Lockwood Tyler: Edward House Jay: Alistair McKenzie Russell's Girlfriend: Emily Anderson-Wallace Girl In Flapper Dress: Hannah Kilcoyne Girl With Aviator Helmet And Goggles: Natasha Brotherdale Smith Girl With Flowers In Her Hair: Zoe Hamilton Girl With Shoulder Pads: Catherine Hawthorn

Male Company: Harri Pitches, Alistair McKenzie, Hal Lockwood, Edward House

Female Company: Emily Anderson-Wallace, Lydia Crossland, Megan Dawson, Jessica Finlay, Mabel Goulden, Zoe Hamilton, Catherine Hawthorn, Bethan Johnson, Hannah Kilcoyne, Laura Marsden, Holly Pennington, Uma Ramachandran, Alice Rayner, Natasha Brotherdale Smith, Lizzie Turner

Theatre Royal Plymouth original cast

Director: Beth Shouler

Girls: Libby Long, Talia Winn, Lorrine Penwarden, Abbie Summers, Beth Edwards, Rosie Stevenson, Alisha Lee, Senga Clarke-Côté, Zoe Kathryn, Amy Wallace, Sinéad Millar

Boys: Simon Hill, Lewis Peek, JJ McColl, Danny Laine

Production Team:

Director: Beth Shouler

Assistant Director: Liam Salmon

Designer: Fiona Evans

Assistant Designer: Nina Raines

Producer: Jane Pawson

Production Manager: Nick Soper

Lighting Designer: John Purkis

Sound Designer: Holly Harbottle

Theatre Technician: Matt Hoyle

Stage Manager: Brooke Tippett

Deputy Stage Manager: Natasha Whitley

Assistant Stage Manager: Thomas Michaels

2014 revival[edit]

In May 2014 the Birmingham Repertory Theatre staged a revival of Girls Like That from 1–3 May 2014 with most of the original REP cast and the same director Daniel Tyler. At the end of may some members of the cast will be performing Girls Like That in Warsaw Poland as part of the World Congress of Youth Theatre.

Revival cast[edit]

Director: Daniel Tyler

  • Girls: Dayna Bateman,Victoria Bowes,Anushka Chakravarti,Brittney Crawford, Rebekka Ford, Emily France, Sophie Lines, Anna Piper, Roisin Richardson, Aurora Tanda, Simran Kular, Ravneet Sehra
  • Scarlett: Heather Fantham
  • Boy: Nathan Queeley-Dennis

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