On 9 March ‘The Mousetraps’ – the theatre awards voted for by theatregoers aged from 15 to 23 – return for their third year. The awards, which will take place at Soho Theatre, are presented by Mousetrap Theatre Projects Youth Forum, and are supported by The Society of London Theatre through funding from the Theatre Development Trust.
At last year’s ceremony, playwright Simon Stephens described The Mousetraps as ‘the most enjoyable awards ceremony I have ever been to’.
The categories for this year’s awards include:
The Show That You Are Still Talking About
The Musical That Blew My Mind
Best Family Show
Inspiring Young Performer
Best Off West End Production
The Show That You Would Sell Your Soul to Be In
As well as the prizes for the above categories being awarded at The Mousetraps, the ceremony will also include performances from up-and-coming young talent, including Spoken Word artist Omar Bynon, The Wrong People, Emily Burns, Elinor Machen – Fortune and Scallywags.
Look out for results for the 2014 Mousetraps in the news pages of TD summer 1.