'Be the change that you want to see Be the change for you and me’ This revolutionary story celebrates the life of Sylvia Pankhurst – feminist, activist, pacifist, socialist, rebel – the lesser-known Pankhurst at the heart of the Suffragette movement, who changed the lives of working women and men across the world.
Following its 2018 run as a work-in-progress, Kate Prince’s Sylvia is back where it all began for its world premiere, uniting dance, hip hop, funk and soul to shine a light on a remarkable moment in history, with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde.
Age restrictionThis production is suitable for ages 10+.
Running timeTo be confirmed.
Performance dates3 February - 1 April 2023.
ContentRecommended for ages 10 and above.
Beverley Knight will not perform on: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 February, Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 March, Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 March as well as all performances from Monday 20 and Tuesday 28 March. The role of Emmeline Pankhurst will be played by Hannah Khemoh at these performances.
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Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus announces probable return of Sylvia to London stage
Similarly to how the women’s suffrage movement was no walk in the park, the current run of Sylvia has also encountered many difficulties since its premiere, many of which were out of the production team’s control. The Old Vic Theatre Artistic Director Matthew Warchus announces today that the venue is in the “early planning stages” for bringing back a full-fledged production of Sylvia.
20 Sep, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Casting
The Old Vic production of Sylvia announces its main cast members
Casting has just been announced for the new musical entitled Sylvia, which is set to open at The Old Vic Theatre in September. The musical is directed and choreographed by Kate Prince and fuses soul and funk, hip-hop and dance in one show that revolves around the women's suffrage movement.
24 May, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels