World Factory at the Young Vic

World Factory

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Audiences are invited to participate in the politics of fashion in this thought-provoking investigation of fast fashion directed by Zoë Svendsen at the Young Vic. Read More >

Audiences are invited to participate in the politics of fashion in this thought-provoking investigation of fast fashion directed by Zoë Svendsen at the Young Vic.

Delving into the murky history and contemporary reality of the garment industry, World Factory provokes a conversation about consumer capitalism and ethical trade in relation to China.

Audiences become factory managers, calling the shots on profits, products and workers, and are asked to decide for themselves what success means.

Real life accounts of the world of mass production here and abroad are interwoven with Simon Daw’s video and set designs, a moving score, and a fusion of theatre and card game.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 11/05/2015

Opening Night: 20/05/2015

Closing Night: 06/06/2015

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Zoë Svendsen

Producer - METIS, Young Vic, New Wolsey Theatre & Company Of Angels

Lighting Designer - Guy Hoare

Set Designer - Simon Daw

Sound - Matthias Kispert

Music By - David Paul Jones

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