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The EventsDavid Greig's "quiet, moving drama", chosen by Guardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner as the number 1 play of 2013, returns to the Young Vic this summer. Giving "a thoughtful and bruisingly honest attempt to understand the repercussions of a mass shooting" (The Guardian), The Events asks how far forgiveness will stretch in the face of atrocity. The 90-minute play, which won the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe First Award, features an on-stage choir and a soaring soundtrack. Set in an unnamed village where a young gunman walked into a local choir rehearsal and opened fire, the drama is a tale of tragedy, obsession and our destructive desire to fathom the unfathomable. "It's probably the finest, most important thing Greig has written", says Dominic Cavendish in the Telegraph. For a prolific playwright, noted for averaging almost five new plays per year, and whose recent projects include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, that's high praise indeed.

 

About The Young Vic

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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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £84  33% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Events
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  40% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Events
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Events
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sally Cookson - the director behind Jane Eyre and Peter Pan at the National Theatre - creates a stage version of Patrick Ness's magical realist novel, ...More
 
 
 
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The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
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103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Events
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Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Events
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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Evans Cycles
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With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
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22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Events
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Events
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Spanish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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33 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Events
Tas is a delightful place, serving chic Turkish food at affordable prices in a thoroughly pleasant environment. The cheerful, helpful staff definitely add to the experience, ... More
 
 
 
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Yamagoya , specialising in traditional Japanese ramen, open their first real home in London, a permanent site on The Cut after a successful residency ... More
 
 
 
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From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from The Events
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Events
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Events
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
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WinterWinterJohn Fosse's drama in which an ordinary businessman meets a volatile stranger in a park. Directed by Genesis Award winner John R. Wilkinson.2018-02-22T19:45:00+00002018-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The InheritanceThe InheritanceThe InheritanceIn March 2018, Stephen Daldry directs this hilarious and profound heart-breaker; a major world premiere in two parts by New York playwright Matthew Lopez. Set a generation after the AIDS crisis, The Inheritance looks at the fears, the activism, the communities and the new kinds of isolation in modern day America. Stephen Daldry directed Billy Ellio2018-03-02T19:15:00+00002018-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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DATES  2nd March to 5th May 2018
VENUE  The Young Vic 
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The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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PRICING  £10-£40, Jun 18-26 previews £10-£25
DATES  18th June to 1st September 2018
VENUE  The Young Vic 
Winner of five Tony Awards, this is an electrifying musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel which took America by storm. Fun House is derived from a comic that, according to The Observer (*spoiler alert*) "tells the story of how her closeted gay father killed himself a few months after she came out as a lesbian". Still, despite the dark s... More about this event
 
 

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