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Chaos by Laura Lomas

Part of NT Connections 2019

A girl is locked in a room. A boy brings another boy flowers. A girl protests against injustice. A boy doesn’t know who he is. A girl worries about impending catastrophe. A woman jumps in front of a train. A boy’s heart falls out of his chest. A butterfly has a broken wing.

‘I wanted to write something that embraced chaos, that celebrated it, in all its strange unpredictable energy, in all its trouble, and its beauty. I didn’t want it to always make sense, but I did want it to feel very alive – all the ways I remember feeling as a teenager.’ Laura Lomas (writer)

Through this unique theatrical experience, QYC bring Lomas’ characters alive in their search for meaning in a complicated and unstable world.

Running time approx. 1 hour.
Guidance: contains some strong language


Connections is supported by:
The Mohn Westlake Foundation, The Buffini Chao Foundation, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Delta Air Lines, Jacqueline and Richard Worswick, The Peter Cundill Foundation, Mactaggart Third Fund, The EBM Charitable Trust, Samantha and Richard Campbell- Breeden, The Garvey Family Trust, Susan Miller and Byron Grote, and The Derrill Allatt Foundation The National Theatre’s Partner for Learning is Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


Various times, see below


£10 (+65p QNew Transformation Fee)

Running Time

60 minutes


No interval in this performance

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