Australian Theatre for Young People

Follow Me Home

Saturday August 21, 2021

Australian Theatre for Young People

Follow Me Home

PERFORMANCE CANCELLATION. All ticket holders will have their tickets refunded. If you purchased tickets online via the website your ticket will be refunded automatically over the coming days and you do not need to contact the Box Office. If you purchased tickets over the counter or over the phone a Box Office staff member will be in touch to process your refund.
 
Stories with heart, honesty and humanity

Follow Me Home is an insightful new theatre production by award-winning playwright Lewis Treston. Presented as a series of vignettes, the play reveals the real stories of a group of extraordinarily strong, resilient and courageous young people from across Australia.

Telling the truth, being honest and sharing your story takes guts.  Real guts.  How do you tell your friend she can’t sleep over anymore? Can you help a parent when she’s lost all hope? How can you strive for independence when the system is working against you? What if just being honest means you’re out on the street?

Inspired by the real life stories shared by homeless people across NSW, this thought-provoking work from Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is a must see for audiences aged 14 and over.  

Four talented young actors take on multiple roles in a fast paced show that will leave audiences with a shift in perspective, a little more compassion and a deeper understanding of the world around them.

"Follow Me Home succeeds in its intention to demystify the complexities of youth homelessness and urges the audience to question their own role in a culture that often looks beyond those who need someone to listen".  Nicole Pingon, Playwave



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Cast and Creatives 

Playwright: Lewis Treston
Director: Fraser Corfield
Set & Costume Design: Aleisa Jelbart
Lighting Design: Martin Kinnane
Composer & Sound Design: Kailesh Reitmans

Cast (Regional Tour)

Laneikka Denne
Jordan Dulieu
Jasper Lee-Lindsay
Sofia Nolan 

Content Warning

Follow Me Home contains descriptions of domestic and family violence, physical abuse and neglect, drug use, mental illness, references to suicide and references to sexual abuse.

If you are experiencing homelessness or facing unexpected hardships, contact Ask Izzy, or call link2home, 1800 152 152.

If this play has raised any issues or concerns for you, and you need to speak to someone, please reach out for help. If you require immediate assistance, please call 000.
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Youth Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Lifeline: 131 144
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
NSW Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

 

SHOW SPONSORS

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VENUE

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TIMES

Saturday August 21, 2021
7.30pm

DURATION

1 hour 25 minutes (no interval)

AGE RECOMMENDATION

14+ years

WARNING: Strong language and themes

TICKETS

Subscribers $33
Adult $38
Concession $33
Youth $31
Group 8+ $35

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