Matthew Warchus directs a new production of Art during his 2016/2017 season as Artistic Director at the Old Vic. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of recent years, Warchus will reunite the entire creative team behind the original 1996 London West End run, promising to make this ingenious comedy with a simple premise, one to watch out for.
Following a sell-out, Olivier Award-nominated run in 2015, Dr Seuss’s The Lorax returns to the Old Vic Theatre for a limited festive season in 2017. Adapted for the stage by David Greig (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), this vibrant, zany and pertinent story follows the magical Lorax on a mission to save Paradise Valley’s beloved trees from the greedy Once-ler! Packed full of songs, puppetry and enchanting movement, this is a show recommended for everyone.
The new musical by acclaimed writer Conor McPherson and the legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, Girl From the North Country, comes to the Old Vic in 2017 for its world premiere run.
Woyzeck will return to the London stage in 2017 with a new version by multi-award winning writer Jack Thorne and starring Hollywood mega star of Star Wars – The Force Awakens John Boyega. This new version promises to be an unforgettable howl of rage as prevalent for our time as it was in Buchner’s. Directed by the up-and-coming Joe Murphy, Woyzeck is set to take London by storm in one of the main highlights in Matthew Warchus’ 2017 season at the Old Vic.
Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire star in Tom Stoppard’s classic play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead as it returns to The Old Vic for its 50 year anniversary in an exciting new version directed by David Leveaux.