News: the Old Vic reveals some of its 2022 plans

Matthew Warchus’ programme for the Old Vic’s 2022 includes an interesting couple of choices and the return of a festive favourite for the sixth year running

The 47th
29 Mar–28 May 2022

The world premiere of Mike Bartlett’s viciously funny new play The 47th, directed by Rupert Goold with Bertie Carvel, Tamara Tunie and Lydia Wilson. A chaotic glimpse into the underbelly of the greatest political show on earth – the next presidential race.

09 Jun–09 Jul 2022

The London premiere of Baylis Director Tinuke Craig’s five-star production of August Wilson’s Jitney, with cast including Geoff AymerLeanne HenlonWil JohnsonLeemore Marrett Jr and Tony Marshall. A groundbreaking modern classic exploring the fragile bond between eight men in a racially segregated, post-Vietnam America.

A Christmas Carol
12 Nov 2022–07 Jan 2023

The return of annual festive favourite A Christmas Carol, adapted by Jack Thorne and directed by Matthew Warchus

What Makes a Parent?
Mon 07 Mar 2022, 9pm

Caryl Churchill‘s A Number, currently playing until 19 Mar, explores the impact that parents have on the lives of their children. Post-show Voices Off talk explores different models of parenting through a diverse and contemporary range of perspectives. Panel to be announced.

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