Theatre closures


Indoor performances at theatres are postponed to at least 15 August 2020.


Outdoor performances (where possible) are still permitted.


The show below is due to open after that date so (on current information) it is likely to go ahead as scheduled.



Portia Coughlan

15 Sep to 31 Oct 2020

Young Vic

It's Portia Coughlan's 30th birthday. It is also the 15th anniversary of the death of her twin brother, Gabriel. Can she untether her soul from her dead twin and live in the real world, or will she surrender to her grief and reunite with her brother?
Portia Coughlan

Image: Norman Jean Roy

Show details

Synopsis


There's a wolf tooth growin in me heart and it's turnin me from everywan and everythin I am.


It's Portia Coughlan's thirtieth birthday.


It is also the fifteenth anniversary of the death of her twin brother, Gabriel.


Can she untether her soul from her dead twin and live in the real world, or will she surrender to her grief and reunite with her brother?


On this fateful day can Portia Coughlan change her story?


Or was it ever her story to begin with?


Portia Coughlan is a profound and disturbing story about love and kinship, examining how the history of the family is the history of a nation.


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


Academy Award-nominee Ruth Negga makes her Young Vic debut as Portia Coughlan in Marina Carr's haunting play, directed by Caroline Byrne.

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Box office tel: 020 7922 2922

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 15 September 2020

Press night:Tuesday 22 September 2020

Closes:Saturday 31 October 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Running time: To be confirmed

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Creatives


Author: Marina Carr
Director: Caroline Byrne

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