New Plays for Young People by Charles Way


New Plays for Young People by Charles Way

Follow up to the acclaimed PLAYS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE by award-winning playwright, includes: MISSING - a modern take on Hansel and Gretel, about the nature of poverty. This play won the German Children's Theatre Prize 2010 and has had eight productions in Germany alone. NIVELLI'S WAR - about a six-year-old German Evacuee and his journey home at the end of WW2. PIRATES - about a boy at sea, this was nominated both for the Writer's Guild Best Children's Play award and a Helen Hayes Award in America for 'Outstanding New Play'. Winner of the the American Alliance for Theatre and Education 'Distinguished Play' Award 2012.


Missing: 'has proven its effectiveness in production and in 2010 was honored with the highly prestigious German Children's Theatre Prize.

- Imagination Stage Pirates: 'Seriously intelligent children's theatre that's also great fun. The domestic and the fantastical are ingeniously blended. Delightful.

's Choice Nivelli's War: 'a vivid and moving theatrical account of an incredible journey - inspired by a true story.'

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About the Author

Charles has written over 40 plays, many of them for young people. He was commissioned by the National Theatre to write Alice In The News, which children all over Britain have performed. He has written many plays for radio, and a TV poem for BBC 2, No Borders, set on the Welsh borders, where he lives and has spent most of his creative life.

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252 pages


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Publication date

31st October 2013



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