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Ovalhouse and Yolanda Mercy present

Quarter Life Crisis by Yolanda Mercy

What does it mean to be an adult and when do you become one?

This event is part of the FiRST BiTES season
  • Thu 13 Apr – Sat 15 Apr, 7:45pm

Venue: Upstairs

Please note that, regrettably, the upstairs theatre is not currently accessible for wheelchair users.

Alicia is a hot mess. She doesn’t know what she’s doing with her life. Swiping left, swiping right to find the perfect match. 
Even though she’s a Londoner, born and bred, the scent of Lagos peppers her existence in the ends. 
Everyone around her seems to know where they’re going in life, but she’s just trying to find ways to cheat growing up and keep her 16-25 railcard.
What does it mean to be an adult and when do you become one?
Quarter Life Crisis mixes addictive baselines, spoken word and audience participation.

There will be a post show Q&A with the Cast and Creative of Quarter Life Crisis on the 14 April. All ticket holders for the show will get an exclusive talk with the team.

★★★★ - Plays to see

Captivating” - Kensington, Chelsea, Westminister Today

Suitable for ages 14+


  • Thu 13 Apr, 7:45pm
  • Fri 14 Apr, 7:45pm
  • Sat 15 Apr, 7:45pm

Creative team:
Writer and Performer Yolanda Mercy 
Director Jade Lewis 
Producer Gemma Lloyd 
Dramaturg Jules Haworth 
Sound and Visual Designer Luay Eljamal
Set and Costume Designer Cécile Trémolières
Lighting Designer Sarah Readman
Stage Manager Jac Bradley 
Digital and Visual Online Content Rachel Moore
Associate Director Holly Gallagher 
Special mention to our local artists and Audience members who join the show. 

Additional information

Supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Supported by Ovalhouse and Arc Stockton. Mentored by Third Angel.

Quarter Life Crisis is a part of Ovalhouse' FiRST BiTES series of new performance pieces, currently in development and presented as work-in-progress.

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