Pains Of Youth


Stream Available: 27/09/2021 - 03/10/2021

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Pains Of Youth by Ferdinand Bruckner

A boarding house in 1920s Vienna. A group of medical students negotiate their tumultuous lives, falling in and out of love with each other. Pains of Youthexplores trauma, passion, manipulation, and the lives of young people who have lost all sense of self.



Trigger Warnings:

Depiction of suicide

Themes of emotional abuse

Threats of sexual violence



Cast List:

Marie – Robyn Faye

Desiree – Tafar Chia Lewis

Irene – Shanae’a Moore

Lucy – Holly Cattle

Freder – Magnus Rook

Petrell – Daniel Kvoras

Alt – Andre Silva



Creative team:

Director – Katie Jackson

Designer – Alisa Kalyanova

Lighting Designer – Benny Goodman

Sound Designer – Barry McCall

Stage Manager – Carolina Madriz

Wardrobe Supervisor – Heather Currie

Vocal Coach – Eddie McGurn

Fight Director – Marc Silberschatz

Music composed, arranged & performed by Katie Jackson, Daniel Kvoras and Shanae’a Moore, percussion by Magnus Rook.


With thanks to Eve Jamieson and Shilpa T-Hyland.


Performed and directed by MA/MFA Classical and Contemporary Text students.

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