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Upcoming Highlights

  • The Hairy Ape

    Opens Oct 17

  • Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

    Opens Dec 02

  • The Master Builder

    Opens Jan 26, 2016

  • Groundhog Day

    Opens Jan 23, 2017

The Hairy Ape

October 17-November 21, 2015

Eugene O'Neill's seminal play about class divisions comes to the Old Vic this October in a timely exploration of what it means to be human. When Yank (played by Bertie Carvel), a burly and strong stoker on a transatlantic steamer has a run-in with a snobbish heiress, he begins a dark journey of self-exploration and where he belongs in the greater scheme of things. Directed by the eminent Richard Jones of Anna Nicole and Into The Woods fame, this iconic American play is given a new revival in a British theatre.

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

December 2, 2015-January 16, 2016

Adapted from Dr Seuss' favourite book, The Lorax portrays environmental issues in a friendly and engaging way for younger theatre fans and their families, in this new stage production for the Christmas season. Directed by Max Webster (To Kill A Mockingbird and James and the Giant Peach, David Greig has adapted the book from both the book and the 2012 movie of the same name.

The Master Builder

January 26-March 19, 2016

Ralph Fiennes kicks off Matthew Warchus' inaugural season at the Old Vic in the title role of Henrik Ibsen's The Master Builder, directed by David Hare. Often celebrated as a work of realism, this exploration of one man's infatuation with a younger woman and his self-given "God complex" sees how one person's misfortune can lead to fortuitous circumstance for another. It has been linked to Ibsen's own personal experiences whilst on holiday, when he embarked on a brief but passionate affair with a younger woman and carries the ages-old warning that success often comes at a heavy price.

Groundhog Day

Opens January 23, 2017

With Tony and Olivier-Award winning Matilda: The Musical already under his belt, Australian comic Tim Minchin is bringing Harold Ramis' iconic 1993 movie to the Old Vic Stage with an all-musical treatment. Directed by Matthew Warchus, we follow the story of a flippant and cynical tv news reporter who is sent to a small town to cover the emergence of Pauxantauny Phil, the local groundhog celebrity. However, he finds himself trapped reliving the same day over and over again, until he changes his misanthropic ways!


Nearby Restaurants

Auberge - Waterloo
0.14 mi away at 1 Sandell Street
Main £10 | Three course meal £17
Bar & Restaurant: French Cuisine

Baltic Restaurant & Bar
0.25 mi away at 74 Blackfriars Road
Main £12 | Three course meal £30
Modern Restaurant: European Cuisine

Your Restaurant
0.27 mi away at Elizabeth House 39 York Road
Main £15 | Three course meal £20
Sports Bar: British Cuisine

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