Haringey shed is a local charity based in the heart of tottenham. Running since 2000 they provide a range of afterschool and holiday activities for young people whilst also delivering outreach in local schools and community settings. Haringey shed believes that ‘everyone has a part to play’ and strives to create safe and inclusive environments for young people to thrive. As a small charity they rely heavily on funds and trusts whilst also being supported by many local volunteers.
Since september youth theatre have been working towards their brand new show the merger mystery.
Youth theatre is made up of 30 young people aged 11-16yrs old who are supported by a team of professional & volunteer creative practitioners.
The young company have devised this story based loosely on the history of our borough haringey. Set in 1965 the borough boundaries were merged to make the haringey we know today.
Original music written by musical director terry tetteh-martey and with support from london youth they have been able to work with zoonation the kate prince company for additional choreography.
Directed by ibrahim-farouk sesay who since starting as a young person at haringey shed is now making his directing debut the youth theatre director. Ibrahim is a talented, inclusive and extremely hilarious facilitator loved by all. When asked where the idea for did the show come from? “as a local young person I have always been fascinated by haringey’s history. In our first lockdown I started watching youtube videos about haringey and then the ideas was born. I am so excited to see an idea become a reality with a company that is so special to me
Please do join us for a hilarious musical journey, the performances are
Friday 1st april – 7pm show
Saturday 2nd april – 2pm & 5pm show
At the bernie grant arts centre, town hall approach road, tottenham green, london, n15 4rx.