Young Vic Summer/Autumn Season Announced
The Young Vic Theatre has announced its Summer/Autumn Season. (Public booking oopens 27 Feb 2012)
29 Jun - 26 July 2012
A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen. English language version by Simon Stephens. Directed by Carrie Cracknell, designed by Ian MacNeil, lighting by Guy Hoare, costumes by Gabrielle Dalton. Nora's world seems ideal: beautiful children, elegant home, adoring husband. But her life is shot through with lies and delusion. When the truth bursts into the open, Nora is shocked to discover how radically her life has to change.
8 Sep - 13 Oct 2012
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, in a new version by Benedict Andrews. Directed by Benedict Andrews, designed by Johannes Schatz, lighting by James Farncombe. Trapped on a remote military outpost, Olga, Masha and Irina yearn for the fulfilment of big city living.
The Clare Studio...
6 to 16 Jun 2012
Mad About the Boy, by Gbolahan Obisesan. Directed by Ria Parry, designed by James Button, lighting by David W Kidd. An Iron Shoes production in association with the Unicorn. An examination of what it means to be a man today, Mad About the Boy tells the story of a teenage boy fighting to save his reputation, torn between the influence of his family, his friends and his school. Questioning where responsibility lies, the play examines the growing divide between the generations who gave, those who earned, and those who demand respect.
26 Oct to 17 Nov 2012
Blackta, by Nathaniel Martello-White. Directed by David Lan, designed by Jeremy Herbert. An account of the highs and lows of trying to make it as a black actor – a ‘blackta’...Welcome to the never-ending talent contest. Behind the scenes, competitors put on their own show, parading their hopes and fears in front of each other, their loves and losses. But something dodgy is going on – the Black guy never seems to win. Nor does the Brown guy, or the Dull Brown guy….