A daring new show created and performed by London sex workers.
Hilarious, touching and utterly bonkers – Mark Lockyer returns to the Young Vic to share his gripping story of an actor living life on the edge.
The true story of one refugee’s epic quest across Africa, brought to life with roof-lifting music by world-renowned Isango Ensemble.
Roy Alexander Weise, winner of the JMK Award 2016, directs this revival of Katori Hall’s play about MLK’s last night on earth.
Master of transformation Kathryn Hunter brings to life an extraordinary fable of corruption and power.
Four true refugees stories are drawn together into a heartbreaking tale of the pursuit of freedom. Taking Part at the Young Vic presents this extraordinarily beautiful new play.
“This is the most thrilling and crucial play in London” - The Guardian. Oliver Award-winning Joe Penhall takes a razor-sharp look at race and mental health.
Featuring the music of The Smiths, Joy Division, The Human League, Buzzcocks, Soft Cell, New Order and more – Jane Horrocks stars in an extraordinary new gig-meets-dance show.
The extraordinary team of Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Jean-Claude Carrière revisit the astonishing epic of The Mahabharata 30 years after Brook’s now legendary colossal production took the world by storm.
The Olivier Award winning A View from the Bridge transfers to Broadway following sold-out runs at the Young Vic and the West End, with a stellar cast led by Mark Strong.
A new version of Shakespeare's supernatural tragedy.
Romola Garai plays Isabella in this wickedly dark exploration of gender and justice from director Joe Hill-Gibbins.
Following his sensational A View from the Bridge, Ivo van Hove directs a new play by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time).
Olivier Award winner Rory Kinnear leads the cast of this new adaptation of Kafka’s novel, created by Richard Jones and Miriam Buether and written by Nick Gill.
Natalie Abrahami directs Eugene O’Neill’s warm portrait of a Connecticut childhood, complete with moonlit beaches, firecrackers, booze and a powerfully dark undertow.
★★★★★ "Unlike anything you will have experienced before" (Evening Standard).
1927's unmissable hit transfers to the West End for 6 weeks only.
★★★★★ "One of the most powerful Miller productions I have ever seen" The Telegraph
The 5 star hit returns with Juliet Stevenson in Samuel Beckett’s surreal masterpiece, directed by Natalie Abrahami.
Kander and Ebb’s 5 star hit, directed by Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman, returns to the West End.
Trailblazer Katie Mitchell directs Simon Stephens’ new version of Anton Chekhov’s last and greatest play.
Benedict Andrews directs Tennessee Williams’ finest play.
Following two sell-out runs, Ibsen's classic transfers to the Duke of York's for twelve weeks this summer.
by Aime Cesaire
created by Belarus Free Theatre
Three sisters must undertake an epic journey across continents and centuries to be reunited at a feast. Directed by Rufus Norris (Cabaret, London Road) and featuring dazzling music and choreography.
Kurt and Olga have a nasty secret - one that could burn their world to the ground.
by Henrik Ibsen, English language by Simon Stephens
created by Belarus Free Theatre
A version of Strindberg’s ‘Miss Julie’ by Patrick Marber
by Edward Bond
by Jacques Offenbach a new translation by Rory Bremner
by Harold Pinter
by Martin McDonagh
by Franz Kafka
adapted by Colin Teevan
by Jon Fosse
English language version by Simon Stephens
by Mark O'Rowe
by DBC Pierre
adapted by Tanya Ronder
by Tennessee Williams
by Fevered Sleep
by Martin McDonagh
Talawa’s series of play readings showcasing the best in new Black British writing is back.
by August Wilson
by Sarah Ruhl
by Arthur Schnitzler, in a new version by David Harrower
Misadventures abound in this classic Broadway comedy set in 1930s Hollywood directed by the brilliant Richard Jones.
Sex, money and power collide in debbie tucker green's dark comedy for three women. Directed by Bryony Shanahan, winner of a 2016 Genesis Future Directors Award.
Conor McPherson's lyrical new version of the riveting German classic about isolation and individualism, directed by Ian Rickson.
Director Simon Stone creates a contemporary version of Lorca's masterpiece about a young woman desperate to become a mother.
A staged plea for the unaccompanied children of the Jungle.
A group of Syrian women, now refugees exiled in Jordan, create an extraordinary modern retelling of Euripides’ Trojan Women.
Tackling the urgent issue of FGM in Britain, Charlene James’ devastating new play reveals the price some girls pay to become a woman.
Lula and Clay's subway flirtation turns to violence in this powerful play about race. Directed by Ola Ince, winner of a 2016 Genesis Future Directors Award.
★★★★★ The Guardian. A fearless, unflinching portrait of one girl’s turbulent journey, based on the best-selling book by Eimear McBride.
★★★★ "Brilliant, unflinching and very funny" Financial Times
Following a sold-out run and an Olivier Award, Clare Lizzimore’s riveting production of Mike Bartlett’s exhilarating play returns for a limited run.
Liz Stevenson, winner of the JMK Award 2015, directs this trilogy of gripping and timeless plays by Barrie Keeffe.
The astounding Belarus Free Theatre mark their 10th anniversary with an epic festival featuring 10 landmark productions over two weeks.
Marguerite Duras’ study of a damaged and passionate relationship receives its first London revival in two decades.
Rikki Henry, winner of the 2015 Genesis Future Directors Award directs August Strindberg’s thrillingly vicious play about jealousy and deception.
★★★★★ The Guardian. Caryl Churchill pushes the boundaries of science and ethics with an astonishing twist on the dynamics of the father/son relationship.
This Young Vic Taking Part production plays at the Edinburgh Fringe festival for a strictly limited run.
Made in China. Sold in Britain. Worn by you. You’re invited to play a provocative game in this investigation of fast fashion. In the rag trade, can anyone ever really win?
★★★★★ "Stunning" - The Scotsman
Fourteen years ago in a small Irish town, four sisters decided to die. This is not their story - we've just put words in their mouths.
Three riveting stories of misplaced identity and sexual repression reveal the tragic consequences of isolation.
Oliver Jeffers’ enchanting story of a boy stuck on the moon for ages 5 – 8.
A magical new interactive show for ages 4 -7, with tails provided!
2014 JMK Award Winner Kate Hewitt directs Caryl Churchill's powerful play.
Harlem meets hip hop in this daring new Dance Umbrella show.
Genesis Award Winner Tinuke Craig directs this dark, moving drama from debbie tucker green.
"Like watching a masterclass on King Lear under the influence of LSD" - Daily Telegraph
An urgent new play exploring the crisis in Syria through the true stories of refugees.
The sold out hit returns in 2014 for a limited run.
Award-winning poet and spoken word artist Kate Tempest brings Brand New Ancients to the Young Vic for one night only.
The wonderful and weird true story of a born freak and a former beauty queen.
Inspired by true stories from South Africa's notorious Robben Island, this famous play by Fugard, Kani and Ntshona is an inspiring reminder of the resilience of human beings even in the darkest days.
The critically-acclaimed project returns.
Created by Fevered Sleep
After Can Themba, Mothobi Mutloatse and Barney Simon
by William Shakespeare
by Enda Walsh
by Franz Kafka
adapted by Amir Nizar Zuabi
by Nikolai Gogol
in a new version by David Harrower
by David Almond
from Vesturport, inspired by Goethe
Music by Galt MacDermot, Libretto by William Dumaresq, From the Story by William Saroyan
Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence with Improbable
in a version by Anne Carson
by Barrie Keeffe
music by Hans Werner Henze
libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman
Sound&Fury in collaboration with Bryony Lavery
A National Theatre production
by Amir Nizar Zuabi