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The Young Vic’s 2016 season is now on sale. This year’s programme can be viewed below.

If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me
10 Mar – 16 Apr (Main House)
Featuring the music of The Smiths, Joy Division, The Human League, Buzzcocks, Soft Cell, New Order and more – Jane Horrocks stars in an extraordinary new gig-meets-dance show.

Living with the Lights

17 – 19 Mar (The Clare)
Hilarious, touching and utterly bonkers – Mark Lockyer shares his gripping story of an actor living life on the edge.


6 – 16 Apr (The Clare)
Lula and Clay’s subway flirtation turns to violence in this powerful play about race. Directed by Ola Ince, winner of a 2016 Genesis Future Directors Award.


12 May – 18 Jun (Main House)
“This is the most thrilling and crucial play in London” – The Guardian. Oliver Award-winning Joe Penhall takes a razor-sharp look at race and mental health.

Cuttin’ It
20 May – 11 Jun (The Maria)
Tackling the urgent issue of FGM in Britain, Charlene James’ devastating new play reveals the price some girls pay to become a woman.

28 Jul – 10 Sept (Main House)
Director Simon Stone creates a contemporary version of Lorca’s masterpiece about a young woman desperate to become a mother.

The Emperor
3 – 24 Sept (The Maria)
Master of transformation Kathryn Hunter brings to life an extraordinary fable of corruption and power.

The Nest
28 Oct – 26 Nov (The Maria)
Conor McPherson’s lyrical new version of the riveting German classic about isolation and individualism, directed by Ian Rickson.

16 – 26 Nov (The Clare)
Sex, money and power collide in debbie tucker green’s dark comedy for three women. Directed by Bryony Shanahan, winner of a 2016 Genesis Future Directors Award.

A Man of Good Hope

6 Oct – 12 Nov (Main House)
The true story of one refugee’s epic quest across Africa, brought to life with roof-lifting music by world-renowned Isango Ensemble.

Once in a Lifetime

25 Nov – 14 Jan 2017 (Main House)
Misadventures abound in this classic Broadway comedy set in 1930s Hollywood directed by the brilliant Richard Jones.

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