First look: Production Images for Changing Destiny at Young Vic

The Young Vic have released new images from their productionChanging Destiny, the new stage adaptation of the 4,000-year-old Egyptian poem about the Warrior King Sinuhe, written by Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri. 

Joan Iyiola in Changing Destiny (c) Marc Brenner

Across the performance run, cast members Joan Iyiola and Ashley Zhangazha will share the role of Sinuhe, with a game played on stage at the start of each performance dictating who will play the role in that show.  

The production is directed by Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah with an in-the-round stage design by acclaimed architect Sir David Adjaye.

Ashley Zhangazha in Changing Destiny (c) Marc Brenner

Set and Costume Design by Sir David Adjaye and Adjaye Associates, Lighting Design by Jackie Shemesh, Sound Design and Musical Direction by XANA, Projection Design by Duncan McLean, Composition by Tunde Jegede, Movement Direction by Rachael Nanyonjo, Voice and Dialect by Hazel Holder, Fight Direction by Yarit Dor, with Jerwood Assistant Director Khadifa Wong and Boris Karloff Trainee Assistant Director Xanthus.   

Changing Destiny is the first show to be broadcast through Best Seat in Your House, the Young Vic’s immersive multi-camera broadcast experience. Further information, including streaming ticket information, will be shared in July.

Photos: Marc Brenner  

Tickets for performances of Changing Destiny are on sale now, starting at £10,.

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