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Casting announced for Fairview at the Young Vic

Fairview House

Casting news

THE Young Vic has announced the complete cast for Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Fairview. Directed by the Young Vic’s Genesis Fellow and Associate Director Nadia Latif, it runs in the Main House from December 5, 2019 (previews from November 28) to January 18, 2020.

The line-up includes Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Donna Banya, David Dawson, Julie Dray, Nicola Hughes, Matthew Needham, Rhashan Stone and Esther Smith.

It’s Grandma’s birthday and the Frasier family have gathered to celebrate. Beverly just wants everything to run smoothly, but Tyrone has missed his flight, Keisha is freaking out about college and Grandma has locked herself in the bathroom.

Fairview was the winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for women playwrights.

Fairview is designed by Tom Scutt and has lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun, sound design and composition by Xana, choreography by Malik Nashad Sharpe, casting by Charlotte Sutton CDG, with Jerwood Assistant Director Rob Awosusi and Boris Karloff Trainee Assistant Director Yasmin Hafesji.

Tickets: £10, £20, £30, £40 (concessions available). Previews: £10, £20, £25 (concessions available). To book, call the box office on 020 7922 2922 or visit

Times: Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm; matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm.

Audio Described performance: December12 at 7.30pm.

Captioned performance: January 9 at 7.30pm.

Also at the Young Vic: Blood Wedding directed by Yaël Farber (until November 2) and Lauren Yee’s critically acclaimed in a word (October 23 to November 2, 2019).