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A Statement from the Young Vic - 20 March 2020

Following UK government advice, we have now made the difficult decision to cancel our current production of Nora and postpone our upcoming productions of Orfeus and Conundrum. LIFT Festival has also cancelled their 2020 festival, which includes our co-production of The Second Woman.

We ask that you please bear with our small but brilliant Welcome Team as they deal with a huge number of ticket holders for the above shows.

As a charity, we rely on ticket sales for a substantial portion of our income, and the insecurity ahead is a huge worry for those who work for and with us, as it is for the theatre sector as a whole. Therefore - if you can afford to - please consider donating the price of your ticket, or another amount however large or small, to the Young Vic.


A colour photo of a smiling Toni Morrison against a yellow background

Remembering Toni Morrison

Shared readings in celebration of Toni Morrison's life and work

Hosted by Kwame Kwei-Armah

Thursday 5 September, 6.30pm

This event is FREE but ticketed.

The Maria

'We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.'
– Toni Morrison 

Join us for an evening of shared readings in celebration of the life of Toni Morrison.

To mark the one month anniversary of Toni Morrison’s recent passing, audiences are invited to the Young Vic on Thursday 5 September to join Kwame Kwei-Armah in reading aloud their favourite passages and quotes from her work and life. The evening will be a moment to listen to and to celebrate the words of this remarkable woman - one of the most influential and important writers of her generation.  

For those who would prefer not to read aloud, there will be readers present who can share audience members’ chosen passages on their behalf.

The event will last approximately 90mins and is free but ticketed. 

Photo credit: Deborah Feingold/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images