Sizwe Banzi Is Dead †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST MARCH 2014

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Sizwe Banzi Is DeadSet in 1972 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, this play follows Sizwe Banzi and his desperate search for work. His passbook allows him three days to find something, any longer and he will be deported. It's now the fourth day. Stumbling across a dead body in possession of a passbook, Sizwe must make a difficult decision - can he give up his name and family in order to survive? Matthew Xia's revival of Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona's play exposes the struggle for freedom and identity during apartheid and provides the perfect reminder of Nelson Mandela's great battle.

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Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an inspiration for the new generation of performers. But this was an experiment that worked and, years later, the Young Vic remains south London's premier venue for the contemporary, the shocking, the controversial, and the bizarre. More about The Young Vic

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The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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Now On

event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING£10-£35
DATES29th July to 10th September 2016
VENUEThe Young Vic
After presenting a critically acclaimed version Ibsen's The Wild Duck in 2015, Simon Stone has now written and directed his first original work for the UK. Staged at the Young Vic and starring Billie Piper in the title role, Yerma is a new version of Federico Garcia Lorca's masterpiece and tells the painful story of a young woman who's desperate to...†More about this event
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The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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PRICING£10-£25
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VENUEThe Young Vic
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PRICING£10-£35
DATES6th October to 12th November 2016
VENUEThe Young Vic
A collaboration with the Royal Opera House, a musical adaptation of Jonny Steinberg's A Man of Good Hope will be staged at The Young Vic in 2016. The production tells the true story of one refugee's epic quest across Africa, brought to life with music from the world-renowned Isango Ensemble. A young Somali refugee, Asad has a painful past, miracul...†More about this event
The MountaintopThe MountaintopRoy Alexander Weise directs a revival of Katori Hall's powerful Olivier Award-winning drama set during the height of America's Civil Rights Movement, in which Dr Martin Luther King Jr winds down from a day of preaching and marching in a Memphis motel room.2016-10-07T19:45:00+01002016-10-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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PRICING£10-£25
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VENUEThe Young Vic
Conor McPherson presents a new version of Franz Xaver Kroetz's The Nest, staging it at The Young Vic this autumn. A tale about the moral and environmental cost of our materialistic nesting instincts, the powerful production follows parents-to-be Kurt and Martha, who just want the best for their baby. They're not scared of hard work and are aware th...†More about this event
TradeTradeTradeBryony Shanahan, winner of a 2016 Genesis Future Directors Award, directs Debbie Tucker Green's Trade at The Young Vic. A darkly humorous play, it explores the costs of sex and how, for some women, financial freedom comes at a painful price. The play sees three worlds collide at an idyllic Caribbean resort as three very different women unravel the 2016-11-16T00:00:00+00002016-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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PRICING£10-£15
DATES16th to 26th November 2016
VENUEThe Young Vic
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Once in a LifetimeOnce in a LifetimeOnce in a LifetimeOlivier Award-winning Richard Jones directs Once in a Lifetime at The Young Vic this winter, taking audiences back to Hollywood in 1930. With the first-ever talking motion picture a smash hit, suddenly every actor needs a voice, encouraging three New Yorkers to head west and open an elocution school. However, when you're dealing with the all-powerf2016-11-25T00:00:00+00002017-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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PRICING£10-£35
DATES25th November 2016 to 14th January 2017
VENUEThe Young Vic
Olivier Award-winning Richard Jones directs Once in a Lifetime at The Young Vic this winter, taking audiences back to Hollywood in 1930. With the first-ever talking motion picture a smash hit, suddenly every actor needs a voice, encouraging three New Yorkers to head west and open an elocution school. However, when you're dealing with the all-powerf...†More about this event
Living With The Lights OnLiving With The Lights OnReturning to The Young Vic for a limited run, one man show Living With The Lights On sees Mark Lockyer share his personal story of an actor living life on the edge. From his on-stage meltdown as Mercutio at the RSC to his fiery relationships and ultimate recovery, the true story is hilarious, gripping and completely bonkers.2016-12-07T00:00:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66† The Cut† † † SE1 8LZ
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PRICING£20
DATES7th to 23rd December 2016
VENUEThe Young Vic
Returning to The Young Vic for a limited run, one man show Living With The Lights On sees Mark Lockyer share his personal story of an actor living life on the edge. From his on-stage meltdown as Mercutio at the RSC to his fiery relationships and ultimate recovery, the true story is hilarious, gripping and completely bonkers....†More about this event

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