Once in a Lifetime

Venue: 
Young Vic
Location: 
West End

Three actors in a struggling vaudeville troupe travel West to try their luck in 1930s Hollywood. With the advent of talking pictures, it’s a changing industry. A chance meeting with a film journalist gives the friends an idea: brimming with chutzpah they found a school of elocution for starlets of the silver screen, to help them adapt to ‘talkies’. When their scheme takes off they are plunged into the frenetic world of a Hollywood studio, full of glitz and glamour – but as their responsibilities escalate, will the lustre last?

By: 
Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, adapted by Christopher Hart
Producer: 
The Young Vic
Director: 
Richard Jones
Design: 
Hyemi Shin
Costume: 
Nicky Gillibrand
Cast list: 
Harry Enfield, Daniel Abelson, Claudie Blakley, Okorie Chukwu, Lucy Cohu, Lizzy Connolly, Buffy Davis, Otto Farrant, Amy Griffiths, Amanda Lawrence and John Marquez
Once in a Lifetime Schedule
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016
Available from: 
Friday, 25 November, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 14 January, 2017
Closes: 
Saturday, 14 January, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
Sunday--
Address:
66 The Cut, London, SE1 8LZ
Venue Box Office:
020 7922 2922
Nearest tube:
Waterloo

Latest Once in a Lifetime News & Features

Once in a Lifetime
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Harry Enfield to star in Young Vic's Once in a Lifetime

The Young Vic Theatre have today announced that comedian, actor, writer and director Harry Enfield will make his stage debut in Richard Jones' new production of Once in a Lifetime by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, adapted by Christopher Hart which runs at the Main House from 25 November 2016 to 14 January 2017.

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