Positive Stories for Negative Times 3 – Launch Event

Wonder Fools in association with Traverse Theatre by Tim Crouch, Robert Softley Gale, Leyla Josephine, Sara Shaarawi, Bryony Kimmings and The PappyShow with Lewis Hetherington

Sun 12 Feb, 3pm

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Join us for a special launch celebration to meet this year's playwrights, hear about their new commissions, celebrate work created by young people from around the world as part of the past two seasons and learn about the 2023 Positive Stories Festivals.

Positive Stories for Negative Times is an international participatory project where any group with young people get a new play, a process and training all for free! More information about the project can be found here - https://positivestories.scot.

This is an event for anyone who has been involved previous seasons, is taking part in Season 3 or just wants to learn a bit about what’s it all about ahead of Festivals sign up deadline 17 February.

There will be Q&As with contributing artists Tim Crouch, Robert Softley Gale, Leyla Josephine, Sara Shaarawi, and Lewis Hetherington along with performances from previous years by the Wonder Fools youth board, a chance to meet other groups taking part and the opportunity to ask your questions to the Positive Stories for Negative Times team.

Produced by Wonder Fools in association with Traverse Theatre, Ayr Gaiety, Eden Court, Perth Theatre and Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, with plays co-commissioned by Wonder Fools and Traverse Theatre.

PSFNT 3 is supported by Creative Scotland, the Gannochy Trust and the Hugh Fraser Foundation. The Traverse Theatre is supported by the City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.

The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, and has received additional support from the Scottish Government's Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund and Creative Scotland’s Recovery Fund for Cultural Organisations.

Design by Orlando Lloyd, illustration by Molly Fairhurst.

If you have access requirements, please contact our Sales and Welcome Team on boxoffice@traverse.co.uk or 0131 228 1404 so we can arrange reserved seating for you and discuss how else we can best support your visit.

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