The Vultures' Song - Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah
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The Vultures’ Song

Theatre Company Blah Blah Blah are pleased to present The Vultures’ Song – a new play from award-winning children’s playwright Mike Kenny for ages 9+ and families.

 

A powerful and entertaining story of a young girl’s journey to find a new home.

Vultures eat and fly, they rule the sky, whirling slowly, waiting, watching…

Grab a perch with four curious vultures who will make you laugh at their antics and tell you an epic tale of one girl’s bravery. They will take you on a journey through a place that was once whole but is now divided. Our feathered storytellers bring every moment to life as they transform into all the people she meets along the way – a protective older sister, friendly neighbours who take a risk to help, people making the most of the divide and other children who are now better off.

The Vultures’ Song is a moving story full of light-hearted moments that all ages can enjoy. It was nominated for Best Play for Young Audiences at the 2019 Writers’ Guild Awards and is written by award-winning children’s writer Mike Kenny.

 

“You could really understand what was going on and it was funny.”

Young audience member

 

“It really stood out as a very unique and special performance… It was better than we expected – exceptional!”

Teacher

 

“Fantastic…it was engaging and explored some really interesting issues.”

Young audience member

 

“One of the best productions I have seen… There was nobody who wasn’t completely entranced.”

Teacher/group leader

 

2020 TOUR

Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax

Monday 27 January 1.30pm

01422 349422   squarechapel.co.uk

https://www.squarechapel.co.uk/whats-on/the-vultures-song-schools-performance/

 

Interplay Theatre, Leeds

Thursday 6 February 6pm

0113 263 8556   interplaytheatre.co.uk

https://www.interplaytheatre.co.uk/event/the-vultures-song-2

 

Waterside, Sale, Trafford

Sunday 16 February 2.30pm

0161 912 5616   watersidearts.org

https://watersidearts.org/whats-on/2759-the-vultures-song/

 

Pyramid Theatre, Leeds Student Union

Thursday 26 March 1.30pm & 6pm

events@luu.leeds.ac.uk

 

Mind the Gap Studios, Bradford

Friday 27 & Saturday 28 March 1pm

01274 487390   mind-the-gap.org.uk

http://www.mind-the-gap.org.uk/mtg-studios/the-vultures-song/

 

Helmsley Arts Centre, Helmsley, York

Saturday 4 April 2.30pm

01439 771700   helmsleyarts.co.uk

http://www.helmsleyarts.co.uk/whats-on/theatre-company-blah-blah-blah-presents-the-vultures-song

 

HOPS at Hawksworth Wood Village Hall, Leeds

Wednesday 8 April 1pm & 6pm

0113 228 5552

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/theatreblahs

 

The Civic, Barnsley

Sunday 24 May 2.30pm

01226 327000    barnsleycivic.co.uk

https://www.barnsleycivic.co.uk/whats-on/family/

 

Discover resources for primary school groups and Key Stages 3/4, plus Creative Challenges for families, to accompany the play here.

 

The 2020 tour of The Vultures’ Song is supported by an Arts Council of England Grant for the Arts and a Leeds Inspired Grant.