Inside the Rehearsals of….The Collaboration

The production begins performances at the Young Vic Theatre on the 16th February. Ahead of the first performance next week, rehearsal images have been released for the world premiere of The Collaboration, Anthony McCarten’s new drama which is playing at the theatre from the 16th February until the 2nd April 2022. New York, 1984. Fifty-six-year-old Andy… Read More

Review Round Up: Tree, Young Vic Theatre

Find out what critics had to say about this production which premiered as part of the Manchester International Festival before its arrival in London. Evening Standard: **** “the visual flair of its staging, strong performances and an excellent Afro-electro soundtrack make up for the glib slightness of the story. What’s more, it begins and ends… Read More

NEWS: Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah Announces 2020 Programme for Young Vic

Details have been released for the Young Vic Theatre’s 2020 programme. The Young Vic’s 2020 season is set to open with Steff Smith’s reworking of Ibsen’s classic A Doll’s House in Nora: A Doll’s House , playing at the theatre from the 6th February 2020. This co-production with Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, is set to be… Read More

Review Round Up: Twelfth Night, Young Vic Theatre

This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night features music and lyrics by Shaina Taub and is directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Oskar Eustis. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews….  The Guardian: *** ” The songs also give scope to the strong community chorus who execute Lizzi Gee’s choreography with absolute precision: they include, in a… Read More

NEWS: Kwame Kwei-Armah Announced as New Artistic Director of Young Vic Theatre

The Young Vic Theatre has confirmed that Kwame Kwei-Armah will become the new Artistic Director in February 2018. It has been confirmed that the award-winning director and playwright will be taking over the position from David Lan in February 2018. Kwame Kwei-Armah is the outgoing Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage where he directed extensively. His other… Read More

Review Round Up: One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse

Kwame Kwei-Armah directs this production of Kemp Powers’ fictional account of one night when 22-year old Cassius Clay celebrated his world heavyweight title not by hitting the town, but in a hotel room with his three closest friends: activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and American football star Jim Brown. What have critics said about it? The… Read More

NEWS: Donmar Warehouse Announces Autumn 2016 Season

The London theatre’s Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham have confirmed the Autumn season of plays in the Covent Garden venue.  The season will open with the UK premiere of One Night in Miami by Kemp Powers, which will be directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. Based on a real night 1964, but a fictional account,… Read More