The Boy Preference
In an affluent suburb in the near future, the birth of a boy is welcomed with shouts of joy and firecrackers, but when a girl is born, the neighbours say nothing. One night, Joey looks out of his bedroom window and sees many young women with a strange glow around them - are they the 'missing women'? Why have they come back?
Performed in the purpose-built Orangebox Studio Theatre, don't miss this chance to see one of the most exciting young companies in the area perform a hugely original piece of new writing.
Following previous successes with Prince of Denmark (Square Chapel, West Yorkshire Playhouse, National Theatre) (2012) and The Wardrobe (Orangebox, West Yorkshire Playhouse) (2014), Calderdale Theatre School returns to National Theatre Connections in 2015 with The Boy Preference by Elinor Cook (winner of the George Devine Award 2013 for Most Promising Playwright). Produced and directed by ex-members of the Theatre School itself from Director to Stage Manager, this play explores real-life issues of sexism, inequality and finding your place both in your own skin and in your own gender.
Performed: 20th - 21st February 2015
Cast & Crew
Written by: Elinor Cook
Directed by: Adam Garrett
Assistant Director(s): Daniel Cox & William Pugh
Producer: Gillie Kerrod
Set by: Tony Clark
Lighting by: Joe Moorhead
Stage Management: Jenny Birch
Choreography by: Katie Allcott
Full cast list (in alphabetical order):
The Other Girls: