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A note from our Artistic Director David Lan

"Horizons is the Young Vic’s response to the world as it is now. People in distress need help and they need to be heard. We want to provide a powerful means for audiences at home and abroad to connect with the political, social and human realities refugees face. These are the central stories of our age. We are thrilled to welcome Good Chance to our home on The Cut as an associate company.  We strongly support the inspirational work of the Joes and their team. We are extremely pleased to be recognized by City of Sanctuary with an award for our commitment to raising awareness of the plight of refugees."

 title=Astoria | YV Short Film

Written and directed by Paul Mason, former Economics Editor of Channel 4 News and BBC’s Newsnight, Astoria draws parallels between Europe’s historical and current response to refugees.

 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.

Good Chance | New YV Associate Company

Pioneering theatre company Good Chance will have a new base at the Young Vic theatre in Waterloo.  As the company prepares to develop and continue its work with refugees, it will receive support from the Young Vic team.

Now We Are Here

20 - 30 Jul (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.

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.

city of sanctuary logoYoung Vic | Theatre of Sanctuary

We are delighted to receive a Sanctuary Award from City of Sancruary. The Award recognises our attempts to raise awareness of refugee experience and to welcome refugees to our theatre and the different kinds of work that happen there.