Skip to main content

Box Office

Visit us

Young Vic, 66 The Cut, Waterloo
London , SE1 8LZ

Connect with The Young vic

Newsletter Sign up

Orfeus artwork

Orfeus: A House Music Opera

Words, Music and Libretto by Nmon Ford
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday Matinees: 2.30pm

Is the performance you want sold out?
Try our Ticketing Tips

£10, £20, £32, £43

Previews: (14-20 Apr) £10, £15, £20, £25


Main House

Blurring the lines of opera, house music and theatre, Nmon Ford’s Orfeus makes its World Premiere at the Young Vic, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright (Motown: The Musical).

Set in the near future, this unique production blends music genres and performance into a timeless version of Ovid’s legend. Orfeus confronts his true nature to save the beautiful poet Euridice from his father Pluto, the fascist ruler of a dystopian empire. Award-winning baritone Nmon Ford plays Orfeus. 

Age guidance: 14+

Please note, this production contains strobe effects, flashing lights, bright lights, haze and heavy bass sounds.

Words, Music and Libretto Nmon Ford

Director Charles Randolph-Wright

Set Designer Leslie Travers

Lighting Designer Aideen Malone

Sound Designer Richard Brooker

Casting Pippa Ailion CDG, Natalie Gallacher CDG

Audio described performance 12 May 2020, 7.30pm

Captioned performance 21 May, 7.30pm

Click here to visit our Access page.

You may also like: