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See Me NowSee Me Now

11 Feb - 4 Mar (The Maria)

A daring new show created and performed by London sex workers.

Living With the Lights On

7 - 23 Dec (The Maria)

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.

A Man of Good Hope

6 Oct - 12 Nov (Main House)

The true story of one refugee’s epic quest across Africa, brought to life with roof-lifting music by world-renowned Isango Ensemble.

 title=The Mountaintop

7 Oct - 3 Nov (The Clare)

Roy Alexander Weise, winner of the JMK Award 2016, directs this revival of Katori Hall’s play about MLK’s last night on earth.

The Emperor

3 - 24 Sept (The Maria)

Master of transformation Kathryn Hunter brings to life an extraordinary fable of corruption and power.

Now We Are Here

20 - 30 Jul 2016 (The Clare)

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.



12 May - 2 Jul (Main House)

“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.

 title=If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me

10 Mar - 16 Apr (Main House)

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.


3 - 27 Feb (Main House)

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.

 title=A View from the Bridge

21 Oct 2015 - 21 Feb 2016 (Lyceum Theatre, New York)

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. 


26 Nov 2015 - 23 Jan 2016 (Main House)

A new version of Shakespeare's supernatural tragedy.

 title=Measure for Measure

1 Oct - 14 Nov (Main House)

Romola Garai plays Isabella in this wickedly dark exploration of gender and justice from director Joe Hill-Gibbins.

 title=Song from Far Away

2 - 19 Sept (Main House)

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).

 title=The Trial

19 Jun - 22 Aug (Main House)

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.

 title=Ah, Wilderness!

14 Apr - 23 May (Main House)

Natalie Abrahami directs Eugene O’Neill’s warm portrait of a Connecticut childhood, complete with moonlit beaches, firecrackers, booze and a powerfully dark undertow.


14 Apr - 22 May (Trafalgar Studios)

★★★★★ "Unlike anything you will have experienced before" (Evening Standard).
1927's unmissable hit transfers to the West End for 6 weeks only.

A View from the Bridge

10 Feb - 11 Apr 2015 (Wyndham's Theatre)

★★★★★ "One of the most powerful Miller productions I have ever seen" The Telegraph

Happy Days

13 Feb - 21 Mar (Main House)

The 5 star hit returns with Juliet Stevenson in Samuel Beckett’s surreal masterpiece, directed by Natalie Abrahami.

The Scottsboro Boys

4 Oct 2014 - 21 Feb 2015 (Garrick Theatre)

Kander and Ebb’s 5 star hit, directed by Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman, returns to the West End.

 title=The Cherry Orchard

10 Oct - 29 Nov 2014 (Main House)

Trailblazer Katie Mitchell directs Simon Stephens’ new version of Anton Chekhov’s last and greatest play.

A Streetcar Named Desire

23 Jul - 19 Sept 2014 (Main House)

Benedict Andrews directs Tennessee Williams’ finest play.

The Valley of Astonishment

Now until 12 July 2014 (Main House)

A kaleidoscopic journey into the wonders of the human brain from the legendary Peter Brook & Marie-Hélène Estienne.

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 title=A Doll's House

Now until 26 October 2013 (Duke of York's)

Following two sell-out runs, Ibsen's classic transfers to the Duke of York's for twelve weeks this summer.

A Season in the CongoA Season in the Congo

by Aime Cesaire

6 July - 24 August 2013 (Main House)


created by Fevered Sleep

3 - 13 July 2013 (The Clare)

Trash CuisineTrash Cuisine

created by Belarus Free Theatre

30 May - 15 June 2013 (The Maria)

Public EnemyPublic Enemy

by Henrik Ibsen

4 May - 8 June 2013 (Main House)


Now until 2 Mar 2013 (Main House)

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.

The Rime of the Ancient MarinerThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner

4 - 13 January 2013 (Old Vic Tunnels)

The ChangelingThe Changeling

by Thomas Middleton & William Rowley

20 Nov - 22 Dec 2012


28 September - 20 October 2012 (The Clare)

Kurt and Olga have a nasty secret - one that could burn their world to the ground.


by Nathaniel Martello-White

8 Sep - 3 Nov 2012

A Doll's House

28 March - 20 April 2013 (Main House)

by Henrik Ibsen, English language by Simon Stephens

Three SistersThree Sisters

by Anton Chekhov
in a new version by Benedict Andrews

8 Sep - 3 Nov 2012

Mad About the BoyMad About the Boy

by Gbolahan Obisesan

6 - 16 June 2012

MinskMinsk, 2011

created by Belarus Free Theatre


12 - 23 June 2012

After Miss Julie

A version of Strindberg’s ‘Miss Julie’ by Patrick Marber

15 March - 14 April 2012


by Edward Bond

16 February - 31 March 2012 (Main House)

Orpheus in the Underworld

by Jacques Offenbach a new translation by Rory Bremner

30 November - 10 December 2011

One for the Road / Victoria StationOne for the Road / Victoria Station

by Harold Pinter

6 to 15 October 2011 

The Beauty Queen of LeenaneThe Beauty Queen of Leenane

by Martin McDonagh

20 July - 3 September 2011

Flipping the ScriptFlipping the Script

May to July 2011

Kafka's MonkeyKafka's Monkey

by Franz Kafka
adapted by Colin Teevan

19 May to 11 June 2011

title="width="146""I Am the Wind

by Jon Fosse
English language version by Simon Stephens

3 May to 21 May 2011


by Mark O'Rowe

30 March to 16 April 2011

Vernon God LittleVernon God Little

by DBC Pierre
adapted by Tanya Ronder

27 January to 12 March 2011

The Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams

11 November 2010 to 15 January 2011

Belarus Free Theatre

5 December 2010

On Ageing

by Fevered Sleep

27 September to 9 October 2010

The Beauty Queen of LeenaneThe Beauty Queen of Leenane

by Martin McDonagh

15 July to 21 August 2010

Flipping the Script

14 May, 28 June, 20 July 2010

Talawa’s series of play readings showcasing the best in new Black British writing is back.

Joe Turner's Come and Gone

by August Wilson

27 May to 03 July 2010


by Sarah Ruhl

29 April to 05 June 2010

Sweet Nothings

by Arthur Schnitzler, in a new version by David Harrower

01 March to 10 April 2010

Free the Word!

18 April, 1pm

Once in a Lifetime imageOnce in a Lifetime

25 Nov - 14 Jan 2017 (Main House)

Misadventures abound in this classic Broadway comedy set in 1930s Hollywood directed by the brilliant Richard Jones.


16 - 26 Nov (The Clare)

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.

The Nest

27 Oct - 26 Nov (The Maria)

Conor McPherson's lyrical new version of the riveting German classic about isolation and individualism, directed by Ian Rickson.

 title=Billie Piper as YermaYerma

28 Jul - 24 Sept (Main House)

Director Simon Stone creates a contemporary version of Lorca's masterpiece about a young woman desperate to become a mother.

Good Chance's Last Chance

20 Oct (The Maria)

A staged plea for the unaccompanied children of the Jungle.

 title=Queens of Syria

5 - 9 Jul (The Maria)

A group of Syrian women, now refugees exiled in Jordan, create an extraordinary modern retelling of Euripides’ Trojan Women.

 title=Cuttin' It

20 May - 11 Jun (The Maria)

Tackling the urgent issue of FGM in Britain, Charlene James’ devastating new play reveals the price some girls pay to become a woman.


6 - 16 Apr (The Clare)

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.

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

17 Feb - 26 Mar (The Maria)

★★★★★ The Guardian. A fearless, unflinching portrait of one girl’s turbulent journey, based on the best-selling book by Eimear McBride.


11 Dec - 16 Jan (The Maria)

★★★★ "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.


27 Nov - 19 Dec (The Clare)

Liz Stevenson, winner of the JMK Award 2015, directs this trilogy of gripping and timeless plays by Barrie Keeffe.

Staging a RevolutionStaging a Revolution

2 - 14 Nov (Secret locations and at the Young Vic) 

The astounding Belarus Free Theatre mark their 10th anniversary with an epic festival featuring 10 landmark productions over two weeks.

 title=La Musica

24 Sept - 17 Oct (The Maria)

Marguerite Duras’ study of a damaged and passionate relationship receives its first London revival in two decades.


9 - 19 Sept (The Clare)

Rikki Henry, winner of the 2015 Genesis Future Directors Award directs August Strindberg’s thrillingly vicious play about jealousy and deception.

A Number

3 Jul - 15 Aug (The Maria)

★★★★★ The Guardian. Caryl Churchill pushes the boundaries of science and ethics with an astonishing twist on the dynamics of the father/son relationship.

 title=Now Is The Time To Say Nothing

24 - 29 Aug (Forest Centre Plus, Edinburgh)

This Young Vic Taking Part production plays at the Edinburgh Fringe festival for a strictly limited run.

 title=World Factory

11 May - 6 Jun (The Maria)

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?


19 Feb - 14 Mar (The Maria)

★★★★ "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.

Man: Three plays by Tennessee Williams

11 - 21 Feb (The Clare)

Three riveting stories of misplaced identity and sexual repression reveal the tragic consequences of isolation.

The Way Back Home

11 - 23 December 2014 (The Maria)

Oliver Jeffers’ enchanting story of a boy stuck on the moon for ages 5 – 8.


14 - 29 November 2014 (The Maria)

A magical new interactive show for ages 4 -7, with tails provided!

Far Away

7 - 29 Nov 2014 (The Clare)

2014 JMK Award Winner Kate Hewitt directs Caryl Churchill's powerful play.

A Harlem Dream

Now until 1 November 2014 (The Maria)

Harlem meets hip hop in this daring new Dance Umbrella show.

dirty butterfly

Now until 11 Oct 2014 (The Clare)

Genesis Award Winner Tinuke Craig directs this dark, moving drama from debbie tucker green.

My Perfect MindMy Perfect Mind

10 - 28 Jun (E59E59, New York)

"Like watching a masterclass on King Lear under the influence of LSD" - Daily Telegraph

Safe House

28 Apr - 17 May 2014 (The Clare)

Artists Jeremy Herbert and Gabrielle Sonabend create an extraordinary sensory installation.

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Oh My Sweet Land

9 Apr - 3 May (The Maria)

An urgent new play exploring the crisis in Syria through the true stories of refugees.

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

6 Feb - 15 March 2014 (The Maria)

The sold out hit returns in 2014 for a limited run.

Brand New Ancients

3 January 2014 (Main House)

Award-winning poet and spoken word artist Kate Tempest brings Brand New Ancients to the Young Vic for one night only.

Beauty and the Beast

4 - 21 December 2013 (The Maria)

The wonderful and weird true story of a born freak and a former beauty queen.

The Island

7 - 30 November 2013 (The Clare)

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. 

Theatre Uncut

19 - 23 November 2013 (The Maria)

The critically-acclaimed project returns.

Above Me The Wide Blue SkyAbove Me The Wide Blue Sky

Created by Fevered Sleep

7 - 28 March 2013 (The Maria)

Going DarkGoing Dark

by Hattie Naylor in collaboration with Sound&Fury

4 Dec - 22 Dec 2012

The ShawlThe Shawl

by David Mamet

5 -15 Dec 2012

Theatre UncutTheatre Uncut

Top international playwrights respond to world events

13 - 17 November 2012

The Suit

After Can Themba, Mothobi Mutloatse and Barney Simon


21 May - 16 June 2012 (Main House)


by William Shakespeare

28 October 2011 to 21 January 2012

Street Scene

Music by Kurt Weill
Book by Elmer Rice
Lyrics by Langston Hughes
Used by arrangement with European American Music Corporation

15 September to 1 October 2011

Disco Pigs Disco Pigs

by Enda Walsh

2 to 24 September 2011

In the Penal ColonyIn the Penal Colony

by Franz Kafka
adapted by Amir Nizar Zuabi

11 to 23 July 2011

GovernmentInspectorGovernment Inspector

by Nikolai Gogol
in a new version by David Harrower

3 June - 9 July 2011

The Return of Ulysses


24 March to 9 April 2011

And the Rain Falls Down

by Fevered Sleep

24 February to 12 March 2011

My Dad's a Birdman

by David Almond

25 November 2010 to 1 January 2011


from Vesturport, inspired by Goethe

25 September to 30 October 2010

The Human Comedy

Music by Galt MacDermot, Libretto by William Dumaresq, From the Story by William Saroyan

13 to 18 September 2010

No Idea

Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence with Improbable

21 to 31 July 2010


by Sophocles
in a version by Anne Carson

23 June to 03 July 2010


by Barrie Keeffe

08 to 26 June 2010

Elegy for Young Lovers

music by Hans Werner Henze
libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman

24 April to 08 May 2010


Sound&Fury in collaboration with Bryony Lavery

26 March to 17 April 2010

The Cat in the Hat

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

A National Theatre production

28 January to 13 March 2010

I Am Yusuf And This Is My Brother

by Amir Nizar Zuabi

19 January to 06 February 2010