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Two young boys under the water smiling, holding each other tightly

The Brothers Size

by Tarell Alvin McCraney
Direction Bijan Sheibani

A Young Vic and Actors Touring Company production

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm  (except 26 Jan, 13 Feb)

Wednesday & Saturday matinees: 2.30pm  (except 20th Jan, 24th Jan, 27th Jan)

£10, £20, £29, £38

Previews: (19 - 25 Jan) £10 - £20

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"Thrillingly alive" - The Guardian

“At once joyous and deeply poignant” The Telegraph

"An absorbing and emotionally resonant drama" - New York Times

From the writer of Moonlight, the 2017 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, ritual and reality intertwine in this darkly sparkling, brilliant play.

After a spell in prison, two African-American brothers reunite through Yoruba mythology and live music.

Bijan Sheibani directs this long-awaited revival of a deeply moving fable about the bonds between men.

Cast and Creatives

Direction Bijan Sheibani | Design Patrick Burnier | Light Mike Gunning | Sound Manuel Pinheiro | Movement Aline David | Casting Amy Ball CDG

With Jonathan Ajayi, Sope Dirisu, Manuel PinheiroAnthony Welsh

Direction Bijan Sheibani

Design Patrick Burnier

Light Mike Gunning

Sound Manuel Pinheiro

Movement Aline David

Casting Amy Ball CDG


Jonathan Ajayi, Sope Dirisu, Manuel Pinheiro, Anthony Welsh

A revival of a decade-old work by the Academy Award-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight) is part of the Young Vic's 2017/18 season. Read more on The New York Times

The Young Vic's 2017/18 season includes a revival of Academy Award-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's first play The Brothers Size. Read more on What's On Stage

The Brothers Size, by the writer of the Oscar-winning film Moonlight, returns to the Young Vic’s Main House. Read more on The Stage

The 2017/18 season at the Young Vic has been announced and includes The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. Read more on The Evening Standard

Captioned performance 8 Feb, 7.30pm

Audio described performance 6 Feb, 7.30pm

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