Young Vic

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Artistic director: Kwame Kwei-Armah
Executive Director: Despina Tsatsas


Main House - seats 400
The Maria - seats 160
The Clare - seats 80


Box office: 020 7922 2922


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66 The Cut
London SE1 8LZ

Council: Lambeth

Region: London

Location map for Young Vic


Southwark (Jubilee)
Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern, Waterloo & City)

Waterloo East



Southwark Station or Pocock Street

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Access information

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair accessible.

Visual assistance

Audio described performances - see schedule for details.

Hearing assistance

Captioned and sign-language performances - see schedule for details. Also show access notes available. Infrared amplification system for use by patrons during performances. Headsets can be collected from our Front of House team upon arrival at the theatre. tell staff when you book if you need to use the system. The box office counter has an induction loop service.

Current shows

The Convert

It's 1896 and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage, finds herself working for a devout Catholic. Chilford dreams of being an English priest and relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert.

Previews from: Friday 7 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 19 January 2019

Upcoming shows

Draw Me Close

Blurs the worlds of live performance, virtual reality and animation to create a vivid memoir about the relationship between a mother and her son in the wake of her terminal-cancer diagnosis.

Previews from: Monday 21 January 2019
Closes: Saturday 2 February 2019

Wild East

Outlandish and surreal, April De Angelis' Wild East artfully turns the most sterile of settings, a corporate job interview, into a sharp comedy about the permeation of human chaos.

Previews from: Wednesday 6 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 16 February 2019

Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train

Inside the lockdown wing of Rikers Island prison, a frightened young man accused of murdering a cult leader is confronted with a charismatic born-again serial killer and a sadistic guard. Will one man's redemption lead to another's damnation?

Previews from: Thursday 14 February 2019
Closes: Wednesday 20 March 2019

The Jumper Factory

Originally staged by prisoners to fellow inmates, Luke Barnes has collaborated with HMP Wandsworth to create a new piece of theatre with eight inmates about how they survive a life behind bars.

Previews from: Wednesday 27 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 March 2019

Death of a Salesman

Award-winning director Marianne Elliott brings her unique vision to one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, seen through the eyes of an African American family.

Previews from: Wednesday 1 May 2019
Closes: Saturday 29 June 2019

Bronx Gothic

Part theatre, part dance and part visual art installation, Okwui Okpokwasili's Bronx Gothic delves into her memories of growing up in the Bronx, before emerging into a breathtaking exploration of girlhood.

Previews from: Saturday 1 June 2019
Closes: Saturday 29 June 2019

Ivan and the Dogs

Genesis Award winner Caitriona Shoobridge directs this one-person play exploring the need for kindness and trust, when despite being betrayed by the people around you, family can still be forged in the face of adversity.

Previews from: Wednesday 10 July 2019
Closes: Saturday 20 July 2019


Takes you on a thrilling journey in search of the soul and spirit of contemporary South Africa.

Previews from: Monday 29 July 2019
Closes: Saturday 24 August 2019

Blood Wedding

A repressed, passionate love affair rears its head on the day two young people tie the knot. What is done cannot be undone.

Previews from: Thursday 19 September 2019
Closes: Saturday 2 November 2019


It's Grandma's birthday and the Frasier family have gathered to celebrate. Beverly just wants everything to run smoothly, but Tyrone has missed his flight, Keisha is freaking out about college and Grandma has locked herself in the bathroom.

Previews from: Thursday 28 November 2019
Closes: Saturday 18 January 2020

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