Sat 28 July 2018 , Carriageworks Theatre
Mary walked into the street and started to dance.
People from the town watched her. Then, one by one, they too started dancing. They couldn’t help themselves. Minutes turned into hours and hours turned into days.
They couldn’t stop. They kept dancing and dancing and dancing…
Epidemic is an inventive and thought-provoking exploration of mass hysteria by our very own youth theatre, the Carriageworks Young Theatre Makers. Investigating the mysterious Dancing mania of 1518 and other outbreaks of mass hysteria, both real and imagined, Epidemic is a bold and imaginative play with young people’s voices at its heart.