St Albans drama school Theatrix performing at Abbey Theatre

Rehearsal pix

Rehearsal pix - Credit: Archant

A BRAND-new revue involving 150 young actors is being staged by the St Albans drama school Theatrix this week.

Entitled The Drama School that Fell into The Large Hadron Collider: The Search for the Theatrix Particle, it is a cosmic soup of scenes, adaptations, original writing, music and sketches on the big questions of time, space and the Universe.

Macbeth becomes a research scientist, CERN discovers the secret of acting, King Lear develops a selfish gene and Evolution takes place before the eyes of the audience.

It all happens in a real space-time continuum with a galaxy of home-grown performers aged from five to 18.

Performances featuring five to 14 year old students are in the Abbey Theatre, St Albans, at 7.30pm tonight (Thursday) and 3.30pm on Saturday.

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Older students are performing in the theatre at 7.30pm tomorrow (Friday) and on Saturday.

Tickets are available from Theatrix online at, by emailing or telephone 01727 860217.

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