Justice 39 Performances
About the performance
In 1919, 39 people were arrested for their part in the Peace Day Riots.
In 2019, Luton's up and coming young talent use original music, theatre and the stories of those 39 to ask the question, what’s changed 100 years later?
Justice 39 is a new piece of outdoor theatre created by a group of local young people from Luton.
Devised through workshops that asked them 'What would you stand up for?', Justice 39 explores the connection between those that were arrested in 1919, and young people today.
About the production
Justice 39 has been co-commissioned by Revoluton Arts and Luton Borough Council as part of People Power Passion, Luton's pilot Year of Culture.
Artistic Direction by Marcus Romer, with site-specific artworks and digital curation by Simon Poulter.
Marcus and Simon, along with three world-class writers who have led 60 theatre and creative writing workshops with local young people to create Justice 39.
This show has been co-created and will be performed by the young people of Luton who have shown talent and continued dedication to ensure their voices are heard.
- Friday 16 August: 4pm and
7pmEVENING PERFORMANCE CANCELLED DUE TO WET WEATHER
- Saturday 17 August: 3pm and 7pm