Sylvia at The Old Vic Theatre The Old Vic, Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8NB
Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history.
100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement.
Sylvia is co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, with support from the National Lottery through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, and from the Department for Culture Media and Sport.
An Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells and ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company production, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW.
Sylvia runs from 1 September 2018 until 22 September 2018 at the Old Vic Theatre.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
Sylvia is a modern musical celebrating the life of Sylvia Pankhurst, her pivotal role in the campaign for women’s rights and the price of the passion and politics that tore her family apart.
WHO’S IN IT? SYLVIA CAST
The cast features Delroy Atkinson, Carly Bawden, Verity Blyth, John Dagleish, Jade Hackett, Todd Holdsworth, Beverley Knight, Genesis Lynea, Jaye Marshall, Tachia Newall, Maria Omakinwa, Karl Queensborough, Ross Sands, Witney White and Elliotte Williams-N’Dure.
Co-written by Kate Prince and Priya Parmar with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde.
Directed by Kate Prince, with design by Ben Stones and sound by Clement Rawling.