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  • TheatreState presents

    Say Yes to Tess - A New Musical

    Tue 5 - Sat 16 Apr at 7.15pm (Sat 16 Apr at 3pm)
    Tickets £15 (£10)
    Say Yes to Tess is a hilarious and uplifting true story of activism, Yorkshire grit and learning to vote for yourself.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 90 minutes
    BSL Performance
    BSL Performance Sat 16 Apr performances (3pm & 7.15pm) will be BSL interpreted by Keren Seabrook
    Audio Description
    Audio DescriptionThe show features integrated audio description
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    Content NoticeThe company do not believe there is any content to consider, please email foh@cptheatre.co.uk if you have any specific concerns
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    "Anyone can be a politician, even you."

    Tess has moved back to Leeds after a break up. Temping at a call centre and trying to survive a frosty house-share, she’s feeling lost, until she meets the Yorkshire Party and is inspired to stand in the 2017 UK General Election.

    Thrust into the spotlight, Tess takes the Yorkshire Party’s passion for people, park & rides and Yorkshire devolution to the streets, finding friends in unlikely places. But with the General Election getting ever closer, she starts to question whether she’s doing the right thing.

    Laugh-out-loud funny with catchy original songs, Say Yes to Tess is the hilarious and uplifting true story of activism, Yorkshire grit and learning to vote for yourself.

    All performances include integrated audio-description. Performances at 3pm & 7.15pm on Saturday 16th April will be BSL interpreted by Keren Seabrook

    Created by TheatreState in association with Leeds Playhouse and supported by Camden People’s Theatre.

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    Supported by CPT
    "Smart and terrifically watchable"
    The Stage
    "A winning Musical"
    The Guardian
    "A new wave of theatre….frenetic, multigenre and filled with musicality and visuals to mind bend"
    Gemma Cairney
    "Raw theatrical brilliance"
    The Scotsman

    "It is precisely these types of projects, involving these types of people, in these types of theatres that make London what it is."

    The Lancet