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Changing Destiny

Written by Ben Okri
Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday matinees: 2.30pm

£10, £20, £32, £43

Previews: (9 - 15 Jul) £10, £15, £20, £25 

Main House

Two actors, a thousand characters, and the story of how a kingdom is changed… 

An epic new adaptation of the 4,000-year-old Egyptian poem about the Warrior King, Sinuhe written by Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri

This radical in-the-round staging of one of the earliest known literary texts explores the essence of humanity and the complexities of immigration. Vividly brought to life with design by acclaimed architect Sir David Adjaye, Changing Destiny is directed by Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah.

Changing Destiny will be the first production to be broadcast on Best Seat in Your House, the Young Vic's multi-camera streaming platform. For more information about Best Seat in Your House click here.

Writer Ben Okri

Director Kwame Kwei-Armah

Set & Costume Design Sir David Adjaye and Adjaye Associates

Lighting Designer Jackie Shemesh

Sound Designer XANA

Projection Designer Duncan McLean

Composer Tunde Jegede

Movement Director Rachael Nanyonjo 

Jerwood Assistant Director Khadifa Wong

Boris Karloff Foundation Trainee Assistant Director Xanthus

 

With Joan Iyiola and Ashley Zhangazha

Captioned performance: Thu 29 Jul, 7.30pm

Relaxed performance: Tue 17 Aug, 7.30pm

Audio Described performance: Thu 19 Aug, 7.30pm 

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