Casting has been confirmed for the Young Vic Theatre’s upcoming production, playing at the theatre from the 19th January 2018. 


Ritual and reality intertwine in the sparkling, award-winning play by Oscar-winning writer of Moonlight Tarell Alvin McCraney.

The African-American working class meets Yoruba mythology when the Brothers Size reconnect after a spell in prison.

The Young Vic Theatre has announced casting for Bijan Sheibani’s production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play that tells of the unspoken bond between brothers.

It has been announced that Sope Dirisu will play eldest brother Ogun and  Jonathan Ajayiplays younger brother Oshoos – both are making their Young Vic debuts. They will be joined by Anthony Welsh returns to the role of Elegba, a role he played during the 2008 revival of The Brothers Size at the Young Vic and UK tour in the same year.

The production is designed by Patrick Burnier with live music and sound design by Manuel Pinheiro.

The Brothers Size will play at the Young Vic Theatre from the 19th January until the 14th February 2018. For more information and to book tickets visit:


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