The production will begin performances at the Harold Pinter Theatre on the 25th March.

(c)Craig Sugden

As rehearsals get underway for the English language stage premiere of A Little life, it has been announced that onstage seating across the runs at both Richmond and Harold Pinter Theatres priced at just £25 and £35, meaning over a third of all tickets across the run are £40 or under. The first on stage seats will be made available on 6th February at midday covering the performances across the dates at Richmond, and from 25th March to 30th April at the Harold Pinter Theatre. There will be a further release of on stage seating for performances in May and June on the 4th April, again at midday.

(c) Craig Sugden

In addition to this, it has been confirmed that a special gala performance will take place on the 30th March in aid of mental health charity Mind. For further information on Mind visit:

A Little Life is based on Hanya Yanagihara’s critically acclaimed prize-winning novel and is set to be directed for this production by Ivo Van Hove and adapted for the stage by Koen Tachelet, Ivo van Hove and Hanya Yanagihara.

(c)Craig Sugden

A Little Life follows four college friends in New York City: aspiring actor Willem, successful architect Malcolm, struggling artist JB, and prodigious lawyer Jude. As ambition, addiction, and pride threaten to pull the group apart, they always find themselves bound by their love for Jude and the mysteries of his past. But when those secrets come to light, they finally learn that to know Jude St Francis is to understand the limitless potential of love in the face of life.

The cast for the production includes: James Norton (Jude), Luke Thompson (Willem), Omari Douglas (JB), Zach Wyatt (Malcolm), Elliot Cowan (Brother Luke/Doctor Traylor/Caleb), Zubin Varla (Harold), Nathalie Armin (Ana), and Emilio Doorgasingh (Andy). 

(c)Craig Sugden

Meanwhile, the creative team behind the production includes: Set & Lighting Design by Jan Versweyveld; Costume Design by An D’Huys and Music & Sound Design by Eric Sleichim.

A Little Life will play at the Richmond Theatre from the 14th to the 18th March before heading to London’s  Harold Pinter Theatre from the 25th March until the 18th June. You can book tickets here.