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Following an explosive 2018 debut, the inspiring and moving feminist biopic musical Sylvia is set to return to the Old Vic, where it initially captivated the hearts of audiences. The production has sinced recieved three Olivier Award nominations including Best New Musical. To see the epic life and victories of Sylvia Pankhurst celebrated on stage, book tickets for the musical Sylvia Today!
Despite a life of torture, imprisonment and violence, Sylvia Pankhurst refused to surrender her relentless battle for women's rights. A legendary feminist, activist, socialist, pacifist and rebel, Sylvia established herself as a beacon of hope and power during the suffragette movement and went on to indefinitely change the lives of men and women across the world.
The cast and creatives of Sylvia
Sylvia is co-written by Kate Prince (who also handles book and lyrics) and Priya Parmar, with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde. This modern musical masterpiece is the ultimate celebration of Pankhursts’ journey, exploring her pivotal role in The Suffragettes Movement, and how her sacrifices tore her family apart. Sylvia is a fusion of dance, hip-hop, soul and funk, which shines a reimagined torch on the heart of the fight for women's rights.
Casting for Sylvia includes iconic star of the stage Beverly Knight (Sister Act, The Drifters Girl) as Emmeline Pankhurst, returning to the show after its debut. She will be joined by Sharon Rose (Hamilton, Jingle Jangle) as Sylvia Pankhurst.
The cast will be complete by Kelly Agbowu, Verity Blyth, Kimmy Edwards, Alex Gaumond, Jade Hackett, Todd Holdsworth, Stevie Hutchinson, Kate Ivory Jordan, Hannah Khemoh, Jaye Marshall, Razak Osman, Jay Perry, Sharon Rose, Kirstie Skivington and Ellena Vincent.
Tickets for Sylvia are available now
To witness the heroic quest of Sylvia Pankhurst, book tickets for the musical Sylvia today at the Old Vic!
Age restrictionThis production is suitable for ages 10+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Running timeTo be confirmed.
Performance dates3 February - 8 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.
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. There is no step free access to the Baylis or Dress Circle.
AccessBSL Interpreted (Signed) performance on Wednesday 15 March at 7.30 pm
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