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Skin Of Our Teeth

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning science-fiction fable about a couple who have survived every natural disaster that planet earth has thrown at them. Read More >

1942. New Jersey, USA. Welcome to the world of Mr and Mrs Antrobus, a remarkable family who have survived every catastrophe throughout history by ‘the skin of their teeth’. With a new Ice Age on its way, dinosaurs on the front lawn and the end of the world due in 24 hours, will they be so lucky this time?


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 27/02/2004

Opening Night: 04/03/2004

Closing Night: 10/04/2004

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Cast & Creative


Director - David Lan

Producer - Young Vic

Designer - Richard Hudson

Choreographer - Kate Flatt

Lighting Designer - Bruno Poet

Sound - Paul Arditti

Author - Thornton Wilder

About Young Vic

66 The Cut, Lambeth, London SE1 8LZ

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