NEWS: Casting Announced for The Inheritance at the Young Vic

The Young Vic has announced casting for its upcoming production of Matthew Lopez’s play, playing at the theatre from the 2nd March.  Directed by Stephen Daldry (The Jungle, An Inspector Calls, Billy Elliot, The Hours and The Reader), The Inheritance is a play divided into two parts that examines what it is like to be a young… Read More

Review Round Up: The Jungle, Young Vic Theatre

This Young Vic and National Theatre co-production examines the stories of those who lived in The Jungle in Calais. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.  Okot wants nothing more than to get to the UK. Beth wants nothing more than to help him.Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of “The Jungle”– just across… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Brothers Size at the Young Vic

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… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Jungle at the Young Vic

Casting has been announced for the Young Vic Theatre’s production of The Jungle, playing at the theatre from the 7th December.  Okot wants nothing more than to get to the UK. Beth wants nothing more than to help him. Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of “The Jungle”– just across the Channel, right on our doorstep.… 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: Life of Galileo, Young Vic Theatre

Joe Wright directs this new production of Brecht’s play. But what have the critics been saying about it?  Culture Whisper: **** “Cowell is brilliantly robust and charming as Galileo.” The Independent: **** “artfully conceived and memorably cast revival.  Recommended” WhatsOnStage: **** “one of the many virtues of Joe Wright’s exuberant and inventive production is that… Read More

NEWS: The Chemical Brothers’ Tom Rowlands to Compose Music for Life of Galileo

The news will see Tom Rowlands reuniting with director Joe Wright to compose original music for the Young Vic production of Brecht’s Life of Galileo.  Founding member of English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands will work with the BAFTA winning director to compose an original score for the Young Vic’s upcoming production of Brecht’s play.… Read More

Shows Opening: May 2017

Here’s an overview to some of the shows heading to the London stage next month…   Annie, Piccadilly Theatre: with Miranda Hart making her West End debut, Nikolai Foster’s production arrives in London following its successful UK. With songs such as ‘Easy Street’ and ‘Tomorrow’ it will be a fun family orientated show arriving just in time for… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Young Vic Production of Life of Galileo

BAFTA winning director Joe Wright directs this new production of Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo, playing at the Young Vic Theatre from the 6th May.  The casting for the new production is set to include Brendan Cowell as the title role, Billy Howle as Andrea, Paul Hunter as Sagredo and Anjana Vasan as Virginia. The full company also… Read More

Review Round Up: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Young Vic Theatre

Joe Hill-Gibbins directs this new production of Shakespeare’s comedy starring Jemima Rooper. But what have critics been making of it?  The Guardian: *** “Hill-Gibbins delivers a third of the play: much lunacy but too little of poetry or love.” Financial Times: *** ” It’s a reading that digs deep into the disturbing sexual politics in the… Read More