Young People’s Theatre Newcastle

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YPT is thrilled to be presenting, BUNYIPS, a big beautiful mess of a play adapted for stage by Newcastle’s own, Callan Purcell. Callan is YPT alumni, having studied here as a student for many years before becoming one of our talent drama tutors. Callan is currently performing in Hamilton the Musical, as the Stand-by for … Read more

YPT is pleased to present the BUNYIPS Social Stories. Social stories for ‘Coming to YPT’ and for both casts of ‘BUNYIPS: a big, beautiful mess of a play’ are now available on our website. CLICK HERE FOR SOCIAL STORIES Social stories are created to assist audience members who may have sensory sensitivities.

COVID-19 UPDATE Following the recent announcement from the NSW government regarding restrictions for regional NSW, performances of BUNYIPS, a big, beautiful mess of a play at YPT Theatre are postponed until after July 9. At this stage, performances after July 9 will continue as planned. Ticketholders who have purchased tickets for any of performances between … Read more

YPT is pleased to offer a Reduced Sensory Theatre Experience as a part of the BUNYIPS, a big beautiful mess of a play season. Our key objectives is to provide theatre for young people, all young people. This is performance is relaxed to accommodated for children and adults with sensory sensitivities. This performance will be … Read more

5 minute read // Published by Young Peoples Theatre, May 2021 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE BUNYIPS, A BIG BEAUTIFUL MESS OF A PLAY YPT’s production of BUNYIPS, a big beautiful mess of a play is playing at YPT from 29 June – 17 July. YPT is a Covid Safe Organisation and is strictly … Read more

Even when you’re not an Addams, kids seem to LOVE the Addams Family Young @ Part. This weekend, our cast had a very special visit from a young friend of ours, Billie. Billie watched both the Creepy and the Spooky cast perform a tech run of our upcoming production. Billie is four years old and … Read more

The Addams Family Y@P is Covid Safe! 5 minute read // Published by Young Peoples Theatre, February 2021 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE ADDAMS FAMILY YOUNG AT PART (Y@P) YPT’s production of The Addams Family Y@P is playing at YPT from 7 April – 24 April. YPT is a Covid Safe Organisation and is … Read more

Looking for a great Christmas or birthday gift? Give the gift of theatre magic by purchasing a YPT gift voucher and your recipient can see one of our exciting 2021 productions! The Addams Family (Young @ Part) – APRIL 2021 – A musical featuring Years 9–13 students Naked Bunyip Dancing – JUNE/JULY 2021 – A play … Read more

Our 2021 production season at YPT is: The Addams Family (Young @ Part) – APRIL 2021 – A musical featuring Years 9–13 students Naked Bunyip Dancing – JUNE/JULY 2021 – A play featuring Years 6–9 students The Wizard of Oz (Young Performer’s Edition) – SEPT/OCT 2021 – A musical featuring Years 4–12 students Beware of the … Read more

Wow! Wow! Wow! Very excited to say that YPT received a huge 12 nominations over the only 2 shows we were able to produce this year at City of Newcastle Drama Association – CONDAs 2020 Awards. 2020 YPT CONDA NOMINEES! Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR. – Shoba Alexander, Excellence in Lighting and Audio-Visual Design – … Read more