The Permanent Way Tickets
David Hare’s The Permanent Way pulls into The Vaults
The Permanent Way by David Hare comes to London’s immersive theatre venue, The Vaults. The limited two month run of this story of a dream gone sour is sure to have people running to the ticket office, make sure you catch this train as it speeds through the station. Book The Permanent Way tickets now to ensure you can come along for the ride.
The Permanent Way a verbatim dramatisation
More than a decade after its premiere in York and subsequent West End transfer to the National Theatre, David Hare’s award-winning play is surging into a provocative new site-specific staging in London’s underground venue below Waterloo Station, The Vaults. This documentary drama is a telling of the chaos that came from the bungled privatisation of Britain’s railways. Told through the verbatim first-hand accounts of people involved at every level, from passengers to Civil Servants, this piece asks difficult questions about responsibility, mismanagement and corruption. In turns revealing, moving and witty The Permanent Way asks if we’ve learned anything from our recent history.
The Permanent Way Cast and Creatives
David Hare’s works have been nominated for Olivier Awards an astonishing eight times. His plays Racing Demon and Skylight both came away with the Best New Play awards. In addition to his award-winning stage plays, Hare is also an accomplished screenwriter having written the screenplays for The Hours and The Reader among many others.
The Vaults run of The Permanent Way will be directed by Alexander Lass with sets and costumes by Ruth Hall. Music and Sound will be from Roly Witherow. The cast for the London run of The Permanent Way will be announced in due course.
Do not miss your chance to get tickets for The Permanent Way, The Vaults is the perfect venue for this drama about the fateful decision to privatize the railways. Coming to London for an extremely limited 2-month run, make sure you have The Permanent Way tickets before they pull out of the station.
Age restrictionThis production is recommended for ages 14+ children 10 and under will not be admitted.
Running time1hr 40min (no interval)
Performance dates13 September - 17 November 2019
ContentSome strong language and descriptions of death.
First-class tickets holders will be sat in the front rows of the theatre in a reserved seating area while standard class ticket holders will have unreserved, first come first served seating in the back rows. Please take care to arrive in plenty of time for the performance. Latecomers will not be admitted and there is no interval. Please note the producers reserve the right to request photo ID to be provided on entry matching the name on tickets. Tickets which have been resold are rendered void.
Venue InformationThe VaultsLauncelot Street, London, SE1 7AD
News / Casting / New Shows + Transfers
Casting announced for The Permanent Way at The Vaults
All aboard! David Hare's The Permanent Way finds its cast for the upcoming London run. Staged beneath Waterloo Station at The Vaults, the all-new immersive production opens on 13 September 2019 for a strictly limited engagement.
23 Jul, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels