Young Vic announce autumn 2003 season

Young Vic announce autumn 2003 season

The Young Vic Theatre has announced its Autumn 2003 Season.

Le Costume by Mothobi Mutloatse, adapted by Barney Simon from the story The Suit by Can Themba.
Opens on 27 Aug 03, following previews from 25 Aug 03, running to 13 Sep 03.
**Performed in French with English surtitles
It is directed by Peter Brook , designed by Chloe Obolensky, with lighting by Philippe Vialatte.
Starring: Sotigui Koyate, Sara Martins, Isaac Kounde, Rachid Djaidani.
Set in a South African township, Le Costume tells of a man who discovers his wife with a lover who escapes but leaves behind his suit. as her punishment, the husband makes his wife treat the suit as an honoured guest to the extent of feeding it and taking it for walks.


Iceland's Vesturport theatre company presents an acrobatic staging of Romeo and Juliet.
Opens 1 Oct 03, following previews from 26 Sep 03, and booking to 25 Oct 03
Starring Gisli Orn Gardarson as Romeo
It is directed by Gisli Orn Gardarson, designed by Borkur Jonsson, with lighting by Paul Anderson.
Combine hair-raising aerobatics and split-second circus skills to create a theatrical event.


Skellig by David Almond.
Opens 3 Dec 03, following previews from 21 Nov 03, and booking to 24 Jan 04.
Directed by Trevor Nunn, designed by John Napier.
Michael has just moved into a new home with his family. The house is a mess, his parents are distracted and his brand new baby sister is seriously ill. Scrambling through a rickety garage at the back of the house, he discovers a strange crumpled character with a liking for leftover Chinese takeaways, spiders and Brown Ale. But there is something strange about Skellig as Michael soon finds out.


Also this season the Young Vic Studio will present two studio productions......

When The World Was Green by Joseph Chaikin and Sam Shepard.
Opens 18 Sep 03, following previews from 13 Sep 03, and booking to 12 Oct 03.
Directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi, designed by Soutra Gilmore, with lighting by Philip Gladwell.
A poignant memory play of vengeance, regret and redemption. An old man, once a great chef, is jailed for poisoning a man he mistook for his cousin. He is visited by a young woman, who seems to be interested in his history. Through their encounter, they discover more binds them than they could ever ever have imagined.


My Dad's A Birdman a children's play for ages 3 and above by by David Almond
From 4 to 24 Dec 03.
Directed by Josie Rourke.
Lizzie's Dad wants to fly like a crow. He's entered the Great Birdman competition and is making wings and practising his flying skills in the family kitchen. He's even started eating worms...


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