A CICT/ Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord production A Young Vic/ Fondazione Campania dei Festival / Napoli Teatro Festival Italia / Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg / Théâtre de la Place – Liège co-production

Written by: Can Themba; Adapted for the stage by Barney Simon and Mothobi Mutloatse
Directed by: Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne
Venue: Young Vic Theatre
21st of May 2012 — 16th of June 2012

★★★★★
'Stunning...unforgettable...theatre as it should be.'
The Daily Telegraph

‘Do not, under any circumstances, miss it.' 
The Sunday Times

★★★★
'...lasts for just 75 minutes but it may stay much longer in the memory for those lucky enough to catch it..'
The Daily Mail

'Peter Brook is a magician who makes so much out of what seems like nothing... this new adaptation is directed beautifully.'
Le Figaro

'Once again, Brook creates a small miracle.'
Les Echos

In the dusty heat of a 1950s South African township, a young worker returns home to find his wife in bed with her lover. The lover escapes, leaving behind his suit. In revenge, the husband instructs his wife to treat the suit as an honoured guest. But how long can she endure this cruel and pitiless punishment?

Directors Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne team up with a company of international actors, singers and musicians to recreate Can Themba’s hauntingly beautiful fable.

To receive a 10% discount when you book for more than one show in World Stages London, click MULTI-BUY. To book with best availability for this show only, click BOOK.

Angletix booking no: 0844 412 4314

Full description

★★★★★
'Stunning...unforgettable...theatre as it should be.'
The Daily Telegraph

‘Do not, under any circumstances, miss it.' 
The Sunday Times

★★★★
'...lasts for just 75 minutes but it may stay much longer in the memory for those lucky enough to catch it..'
The Daily Mail

'Peter Brook is a magician who makes so much out of what seems like nothing... this new adaptation is directed beautifully.'
Le Figaro

'Once again, Brook creates a small miracle.'
Les Echos

In the dusty heat of a 1950s South African township, a young worker returns home to find his wife in bed with her lover. The lover escapes, leaving behind his suit. In revenge, the husband instructs his wife to treat the suit as an honoured guest. But how long can she endure this cruel and pitiless punishment?

Directors Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne team up with a company of international actors, singers and musicians to recreate Can Themba’s hauntingly beautiful fable.

To receive a 10% discount when you book for more than one show in World Stages London, click MULTI-BUY. To book with best availability for this show only, click BOOK.

Angletix booking no: 0844 412 4314

Creatives

After Can Themba, Mothobi Mutloatse and Barney Simon
Adaptation, direction and music by Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Franck Krawczyk
Lighting Philippe Vialatte
Scenic elements and costumes Oria Puppo With Nonhlanhla Kheswa, Jared McNeill, William Nadylam
Assistant direction Rikki Henry
Musicians Arthur Astier, Raphael Cambouvet, David Dupuis

Cast

Includes Nonhlanhla Kheswa and Jared McNeill

Partners (funders, sponsors, co-commissioners)

Partners
Young Vic Theatre, CICT / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord
Co-production: Young Vic Theatre, Napoli Festival, Les Théâtres de la Ville du Luxembourg, Théâtre de la Place – Liège

Funders

Arts Council
Bloomberg
Esmee Fairbairn
Foyle Foundation
JP Morgan
Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Contact / follow Young Vic
www.youngvic.org/whats-on/the-suit

Show Times

21 May - 16 June

Ticket prices –

Prices: £29.50, £25, £17.50, £10. Previews: £17.50

World Stages London special offer: Book by 15 March and save 25% on tickets to The Suit at the Young Vic - use promo code SUIT25 for 25% off tickets to any May performance.

Running time and interval(s)

Watch this space for updates

To receive a 10% discount when you book for more than one show in World Stages London, click MULTI-BUY. To book with best availability for this show only, click BOOK.
Angletix booking no: 0844 412 4314

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Supported by Arts Council London