Tickets go on sale for Matthew Warchus's first Old Vic season
The first three productions, including ''Future Conditional'' with Rob Brydon, are now open for booking
Tickets are now on sale to the first three productions in Matthew Warchus's inaugural season as artistic director of the Old Vic Theatre.
The productions are a new play about education, Future Conditional (from 1 September), starring Rob Brydon, a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape (from 17 October) directed by recent Olivier winner Richard Jones, and a Christmas production of Dr Seuss's The Lorax (from 2 December).
Further ahead, year-long season will also see the world premiere of Warchus's latest musical collaboration with Tim Minchin, Groundhog Dag, as well as productions of Ibsen's Master Builder starring Ralph Fiennes and Pinter's The Caretaker with Timothy Spall.
As part of a commitment to broadening the venue's repertoire there will also be a new dance version of Jekyll and Hyde, choreographed by Drew McOnie, and a series of one-off variety nights.
Announcing the season, Warchus said: "When Lilian Baylis ran the Old Vic she kept a sign over her desk which read 'Dare, always dare!'. Taking my cue from her, my goal is to programme invigorating seasons which are, by turns, surprising, smart, adventurous, and fun. Come and join in."