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Old Vic Theatre 3.43(5)
03 Feb 2023 - 01 Apr 2023
To be confirmed
Suitable for 10+

Why Watch Sylvia?

  • Previously a work-in-progress stage work, Sylvia will be performed as a full-scale musical for the very first time in February 2023 in London’s West End.
  • After its initial debut in 2018 at the Old Vic, where it won accolades and hearts alike, Sylvia is coming back with its iconic storyline and iconic cast and crew.
  • Get ready to experience this inherently passionate biopic musical that promises to be absolutely brilliant and heart-touching.
  • Treat yourself to a wonderful evening of entertainment. Get your Sylvia London tickets now!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Sylvia London tickets are available for purchase now! The show will premiere on the 3rd of February, 2023 at the Old Vic Theatre. The last performance will be staged on the 1st of April, 2023. Buy Sylvia London tickets now to avoid missing out on them later.

The lyrics and narration for Sylvia were co-written by Kate Prince and Priya Parmar, and Josh Cohen and DJ Walde contributed to the original music. Famous theatrical performer Beverly Knight (Sister Act, The Drifters Girl), who previously appeared in the then work-in-progress production as Emmeline Pankhurst, will reprise her role. Sharon Rose of Hamilton and Jingle Jangle fame will accompany her and play the titular character. The pinnacle of Pankhurst's journey is explored in this masterwork of contemporary music, which also examines how her sacrifices affected her family and how important she was to the Suffragettes Movement. Sylvia is a dance, hip-hop, soul, and funk fusion that sheds new light on the crux of the fight for women's rights.

The Story

Set in the early to mid-1900s, the musical production follows the journey of Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst, the renowned English campaigner, and suffragist. Sylvia Pankhurst would not give up fighting for women's rights despite enduring a lifetime of torture, imprisonment, and violence. Sylvia established herself as a symbol of strength and hope during the suffragette campaign and went on to radically alter the lives of men and women all around the world. She was a legendary feminist, activist, socialist, pacifist, and rebel. Book Sylvia London tickets now to experience the life and times of this legendary figure at the West End.

Show Timings

  • Mon to Sat at 7:30 PM
  • Wed, Thu, Sat at 2:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Starring: Beverly Knight as Emmeline Pankhurst, Sharon Rose as Sylvia Pankhurst.
  • Writers: Kate Prince and Priya Parma
  • Please note that Beverley Knight will not appear on February 27 and 28, March 6, 7, 13 and 14 and March 20 to March 28. During these performances, Hannah Khemoh will take on the character of Emmeline Pankhurst.

  • This show is suitable for persons above the age of 10.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Sylvia Tickets

Book online tickets for Sylvia musical in London.

Booking Period: Bookings open till 1 Apr 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Sylvia voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Old Vic Theatre

One of the city's oldest theatres and a well-known venue in the English-speaking world is London's Old Vic Theatre, located in the Waterloo neighborhood of London near The Cut and Waterloo Road. The theatre was originally established as the Royal Coburg Theatre and served as the foundation for the Royal National Theatre company.

Seating Capacity: 1,067

Old Vic Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: The Cut, SE1 8NB, London, SE1 8NB

Tube: The closest Tube station is Waterloo located just three minutes walk from the theatre. This station is serviced by the Northern, Waterloo, Jubilee, Bakerloo and City tube lines.

Bus: If you wish to take a bus to the theatre, the following routes ply to the area: 1, 168, 171, 176, 188, 68, N1, N 171, and N68.

Available Facilities: Bar

Accessibility: Accessible toilets, and wheelchair spaces are available in stalls and circle.

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Old Vic Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sylvia Tickets

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What is the opening date for Sylvia London?

Sylvia the musical opens on 3 Feb 2023 at Old Vic Theatre, London.

What age is Sylvia London appropriate for?

Sylvia London is suitable for persons above the age of 10.

Where is Sylvia playing in London?

Sylvia is playing at Old Vic Theatre, London and opens on 3 Feb 2023.

Do I need to purchase a Sylvia London ticket for my child?

If your child is above the age of 5, you do need to purchase a Sylvia London ticket for your child.

Are there discounted Sylvia London tickets available for kids?

Generally, children above the age of 5 are expected to pay full price for a London theatre ticket.

What is Sylvia London about?

Sylvia is a musical about the iconic personality, Sylvia Pankhurst, whose work as a political activist and campaigner for women's rights changed the lives of many people around the globe.

What is the dress code while attending Sylvia London musical?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

What are the facilities available at Old Vic Theatre?

Old Vic Theatre has multiple facilities including bar, cloakroom and accessible toilets available for the audiences during the Sylvia the musical London.

Can I take pictures or videos of Sylvia London inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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