Rave reviews for revival of Matthew Xia’s Sizwe Banzi is Dead at the Young Vic
Monday, 24 February 2014
Following his revival of Fugard’s play Sizwe Banzi is Dead, Genesis Future Director Matthew Xia has received a host of outstanding reviews from the national critics. Due to popular demand, the run at the Maria Theatre, Young Vic, has been extended until 15 March and the play will begin a national tour on 7 May.
For dates and venues of the national tour click here.
The Times ★★★★
“Xia’s stylishly stark, brilliantly acted production is extraordinary.”
The Daily Telegraph ★★★★
“A gripping triumph”
“A fine revival of a classic”
Mail on Sunday ★★★★
“An inspiring, superbly acted revival by Matthew Xia”
Time Out ★★★★
“A spiky apartheid masterpiece”
“The two superb actors give it comic grace and deep feeling, under the expert guidance of director Xia.”
“Under the direction of Matthew Xia, a talented young team give us an enthralling evening.”
For more information about the Genesis Foundation’s partnership with the Young Vic, click here.