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The Young Vic is a London-based theater company that has been a vital part of the British theatrical landscape since its establishment in 1970. The company has a reputation for producing innovative and challenging productions that push the boundaries of traditional theater. Over the years, the Young Vic has been home to some of the most exciting and groundbreaking artists in the industry, and its influence has been felt far beyond the confines of the London theater scene.

Young Vic Productions

 
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Young Vic Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best New Opera Production

Young Vic Elegy for Young Lovers


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Olivier Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre

The Young VicProduction Season

Olivier Awards - 1987 - The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement

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Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE CHERRY ORCHARD at Donmar Warehouse


Check out rehearsal photos of The Cherry Orchard at Donmar Warehouse. Learn more about the production and see how to purchase tickets.

Video: Dane Laffrey Shares Set Design Secrets from Disney's HERCULES in Hamburg


HERCULES opened Sunday, March 24th at Stage Theater Neue Flora Hamburg, Germany. Go inside the design studio for an depth look at the revisioned set design in this video.

Cast Set For RICHARD III at Shakespeare's Globe


Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of Richard III, directed by Elle While. Performances run 9 May – 3 August. Learn more about the cast here!

Theatre Director Edward Hall Criticizes ACE Funding Cuts


UK Theatre director Edward Hall, who left the UK to become artistic director at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, is criticizing the UK's arts funding system. 

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires the Archive of Novella Nelson


The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division has acquired the archive of Novella Nelson. Learn more about Nelson!

Full Cast Set For the RSC'S THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR


The full cast has been announced for the RSC's forthcoming production of Shakespeare's suburban comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor.  Directed by Blanche McIntyre, the show runs in repertoire in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 5 June – 7 September.  

Full Cast Revealed For the UK Première of SAPPHO at Southwark Playhouse Elephant


Casting has been announced for the UK and English language première of Wendy Beckett's Sappho. Sappho premières at Southwark Playhouse Elephant on 8 May, with previews from 3 May, and runs until 25 May.

Full Cast Set For BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at Hampstead Theatre


The full cast has been announced for the UK premiere of Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis directed by Michael Longhurst at Hampstead Theatre from 3 May to 15 June.

Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Royal Opera House


There are few things more life-affirming than christenings, orgies and operas. And few works are more life-affirming and cathartic than Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.

Meet the Cast of PATRIOTS, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway


The Almeida Theatre production of Patriots officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, April 1. Meet the cast of Patriots here!

Cast and Creative Team Set for TWELFTH NIGHT at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre


Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has revealed the full cast for Twelfth Night or What You Will. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Nancy Medina Outlines Plan For Five-Year Commitment to New Writing at the Bristol Old Vic


Nancy Medina commits to a five-year tenure focused on new writing at Bristol Old Vic. Discover how this award-winning director plans to invigorate the theatre scene with fresh narratives.

BOYS FROM THE BLACKSTUFF Will Transfer to the West End This June


Graham’s acclaimed adaptation of Alan Bleasdale’s Boys from the Blackstuff will transfer to the West End for a strictly limited eight-week season at the Garrick Theatre, following runs at Liverpool’s Royal Court and the National’s Olivier Theatre. 

Photos: Get a First Look at Disney's HERCULES in Hamburg


HERCULES opened Sunday, March 24th at Stage Theater Neue Flora Hamburg, Germany. Get a first look at photos.

West End Run of the Bush Theatre Production of RED PITCH Announces £10 Tuesdays


The Producers of Red Pitch (West End) and Charles Holloway have announced a new initiative as part of their commitment to outreach and audience accessibility.

Olivier Award-Winner Katie Brayben and Andrew Rannells Will Lead TAMMY FAYE on Broadway


Initial casting has been announced for the Broadway production of the acclaimed musical TAMMY FAYE. Two-time Olivier Award winner Katie Brayben will recreate her Olivier Award-winning performance as Tammy Faye Bakker, and Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells will reprise his Olivier-nominated performance as Jim Bakker. TAMMY FAYE will begin preview performances on October 19th and will officially open on November 14th, 2024 at Broadway's Palace Theater. 

The Yard Reveals Full Cast and Creative Team For MULTIPLE CASUALTY INCICDNT


Multiple Casualty Incident by Sami Ibrahim, a play about a group of individuals in a London training centre, preparing to help people in crisis on another side of the world opens at The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick on 27 April.

Marisha Wallace Evicted From CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER


Marisha Wallace has left the Big Brother house. The Olivier Award-nominated West End star was the fifth contestant to be eliminated from the competition, just days before the season finale on Friday. Other contestants included Sharon Osbourne, Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, and more. Wallace has been seen in Guys & Dolls, Waitress, Oklahoma, and more.

Full Cast Set For Imelda Staunton-Led HELLO DOLLY! at the London Palladium


The complete cast has been revealed for this summer's new production of Hello, Dolly!, as one of the most iconic musicals of all time comes to The London Palladium.

Cast Set For Alan Ayckbourn's A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL at Salisbury Playhouse


The cast has been announced for Wiltshire Creative's upcoming production of Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval, completing their 2024 spring season.

Young Vic FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Young Vic been nominated for?

Young Vic has been nominated for several prestigious awards, including Best New Opera Production at the Olivier Awards for "Elegy for Young Lovers," Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre at the Olivier Awards for Production Season, and The Observer Award for Outstanding Achievement at the Olivier Awards for "Ghosts."

What awards has Young Vic won?

Young Vic has won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre for their Production Season.

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