Young stars set to rise in Breadboy the musical
British Youth Music Theatre (BYMT), the leading music theatre company for young people, is getting ready to bring 30 young stars from across Northern Ireland, Ireland and UK together to perform a musical adaptation of Tony Macaulay’s second memoir Breadboy to Belfast’s Lyric Theatre 28 July- 31 July 2022.
Tony Macaulay’s internationally acclaimed memoir Paperboy musical adaption was a huge success (summer 2018 and 2019) and Breadboy looks set to follow. Platinum selling singer songwriter Duke Special and Derry born stand upcomedian Andrew Doyle are part of an acclaimed creative team bringing Breadboy, to life.
Set in 1977 Belfast. Breadboy is the story of a 14-year-old boy wearing Denim aftershave has just been appointed Breadboy in the last Ormo Mini-Shop in the world, delivering bread to the residents of the Upper Shankill in Belfast on Saturday mornings. Elvis "The King" Presley is dead, The Bee Gees fill the airwaves, everyone is in love with Princess Leia. Breadboy's love of peace and pets is soon rivalled by his interest in parallel universes and punk . . . and girls, especially Judy Carlton who sits opposite him in chemistry.
Lyric Theatre Belfast
Thu 28—Sun 31 Jul 2022