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The Valley of AstonishmentThe experiences of people who see the world in a radically different light are at the heart of The Valley of Astonishment, a brand new work by legendary director Peter Brook and his long-time collaborator Marie-Helene Estienne. The pair return to the Young Vic after their 2012 international hit 'The Suit' ("a little masterclass in theatre direction" The Telegraph), while William Nadylam and Jared McNeill - who both starred in 'The Suit' - return, appearing alongside Complicite colleagues Kathryn Hunter and Marcello Magni who both previously appeared at the Young Vic in 2008's 'Fragments'.

 

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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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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  23% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Valley of Astonishment
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The Valley of Astonishment, 66 The Cut, SE1 | Same location as The Valley of Astonishment
Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE performs as the legendary singer and visits the hopes, dreams, trials and tribulations of the soul songstress's life. Directed by ...More
 
 
 
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The Valley of Astonishment, Lower Marsh, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Valley of Astonishment
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The Valley of Astonishment, South Bank, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Valley of Astonishment
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103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Valley of Astonishment
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YermaYermaSimon Stone directs his own adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's achingly painful story of a young woman desperate to become a mother in a society haunted by the past. Billie Piper returns to the London stage in the emotionally wrought title role.2017-07-26T19:30:00+01002017-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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Yerma
WingsWingsJuliet Stevenson stars in a London premiere directed by Natalie Abrahami. Following a stroke which has destroyed her sense of reality, aviator and a wingwalker Emily must piece together the fragments of her life and find her voice again.2017-09-14T19:30:00+01002017-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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Wings
The Suppliant WomenThe Suppliant WomenRamin Gray directs David Greig's adaptation of the classic story by Aeschylus. Fifty women board a boat in North Africa as they flee forced marriage and look for asylum in Greece.2017-11-15T19:30:00+00002017-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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The Suppliant Women
YellowmanYellowmanYellowmanPulitzer Prize-nominated drama Yellowman is staged at The Young Vic this November, with Genesis Future Directors Award winner Nancy Medina directing. Set in South Carolina in the 1970s, Dael Orlandersmith's powerful play reflects on internal racial prejudice and colourism within the black community. The play follows children Alma and Eugene, who st2017-11-22T20:00:00+00002017-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  22nd November to 2nd December 2017
VENUE  The Young Vic 
Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama Yellowman is staged at The Young Vic this November, with Genesis Future Directors Award winner Nancy Medina directing. Set in South Carolina in the 1970s, Dael Orlandersmith's powerful play reflects on internal racial prejudice and colourism within the black community. The play follows children Alma and Eugene, who st... More about this event
 
 

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