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A Face in the Crowd Tickets

Can a media darling turn into a monster? Featuring original music by Elvis Costello, this world premiere of A Face in the Crowd is a West End must-see.

Why watch A Face in the Crowd

Adapted from the 1957 cult-hit film, A Face in the Crowd is set to premiere in London at the Young Vic Theatre. This landmark production features the talents of Tony and Olivier Award-nominated actor Ramin Karimloo and versatile artist Anoushka Lucas in the leading roles. Kwame Kwei-Armah takes the reins one last time before stepping down as artistic director at the Young Vic. Music by Grammy award-winning artist Elvis Costello elevates the dangerous unraveling in the world of celebrity, power, and politics.

The Story

Marcia Jeffries, a local radio producer, is heading for disaster when she stumbles upon Lonesome Rhodes in a jail cell. His folksy humor and raw voice charm her, leading to a segment on her show. As Lonesome's influence grows in tow with his ambition, Marcia realizes she might have unleashed a force beyond her control. But who will pay the price? Watch A Face in the Crowd in London’s Young Vic Theatre to find out.

Great for

Celebrity culture critics | Drama enthusiasts | Theater aficionados

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Musical

Audience: Suitable for 14+

Theater Name: Young Vic Theater

Theater Capacity: 525

Theater Facilities: Bar, gift shop, toilets, wheelchair accessible, guide dogs allowed

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Ramin Karimloo as Lonesome Rhodes, Anoushka Lucas as Marcia Jeffries

  • Book: Sarah Ruhl

  • Direction: Kwame Kwei-Armah

  • Music and Lyrics: Elvis Costello

Additional Tips

  • Most theaters are air-conditioned year-round, so it can get a bit chilly. Bring a light jacket just in case.

  • Content warnings include sexism, sexual harassment, violence, discussions of racist themes, guns, and gunshots, and references to animal hunting, war, and death.

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