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ONEOFUS present Beauty and the Beast in
co-production with Improbable.

4 - 21 Dec 2013

The Maria

Mat Fraser on being beastly and Naked Wednesdays...

Click here to watch an interview with Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz on their true love story.

Show information

"Beautiful, beastly brilliance."
The Daily Telegraph

"An X-rated saucy seaside postcard brought to life."
The Guardian

"An X-rated affair that's moving, thought-provoking and completely charming."
Time Out

"Dangerous, playful, eliciting screams of scandalised laughter."
The Times

The true love story of a natural born freak and an American beauty queen.

Internationally acclaimed and award-winning duo Mat Fraser, British disabled actor/writer and Julie Atlas Muz, American burlesque star/Miss Coney Island, bring you an adult fairytale like no other.

Created with Phelim McDermott, artistic director of Improbable, Beauty and the Beast explores the naked truths and half-truths told in the name of love. 

Contains full male and female nudity and scenes of an explicit sexual nature.

Recommended for ages 16+.


Monday - Saturday 7:45pm (Performance on 9 Dec will begin at 7pm)
Saturday matinees (7, 14, 21 Dec): 2:45pm

Running time: 80 minutes 


Tickets: £10, £19.50
Previews (4 - 7 Dec):  £10

A limited number of discounts are available for each performance. Early booking is advised.


Click here to find out more about the Young Vic's seating policy, and about what to expect when you arrive at the Young Vic.

Food & drink

The Cut Bar & Restaurant at the Young Vic serves an inspired mix of classic and original play-themed dishes create an exciting menu from fresh, free-range and organic ingredients. 

Visit The Cut Bar's website.

In the press

"Bring a lover but don't bring your mother" Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz talk to London Calling about Beauty and the Beast 

"It’s rare that Beauty and the Beast needs an X rating" Phelim McDermott, Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz talk to the Financial Times

Julie Atlas Muz talks about her work as a choreographer and conceptual performer in female arts

Direction Phelim McDermott
Design Philip Eddols
Costumes Kevin Pollard
Light Colin Grenfell
Sound Ed Clarke

Mat Fraser
Julie Atlas Muz
Jess Mabel Jones
Jonny Dixon

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