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Dear Adults... by Virag Dombay & Harry Fritsch


THEMES: Youth, Agency, Authenticity
LENGTH: 60 Minutes
CHARACTER AGES: 6 years – 16 years
SUITABLE FOR: Primary & Middle years

Why won’t the grown-ups listen to me?


Dear Adults... by Virag Dombay & Harry Fritsch uses the theatrical device of letter writing to explore different dynamics between children and adults. It gives voice to young people and raise their questions and concerns.


Based on real-life stories and perspective from young people aged 6-18, the verbatim theatre work Dear Adults… shares the ideas, concerns and thoughts of young people about the world, and express their opinions which have often been silenced. This thought-provoking work empowers young people with agency and the confidence to ask the burning questions of our next generation. Audiences listen to their concerns and then are invited to write their own letter to share directly with an adult/child in their lives or leave in the Dear Adults… mailbox.

Dear Adults… bristles with the potential to spark conversations between adults and young people.


Dear Adults… was first produced as part of the Brisbane Anywhere Festival at Arcana, May 21-22, 2021.

ISBN:978 1 922424 76 1

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