Vanessa Redgrave to star in Young Vic’s The Inheritance

Vanessa Redgrave will star in The Inheritance. Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com
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Vanessa Redgrave has been cast in The Inheritance at the Young Vic.

The play, by Matthew Lopez, is directed by Stephen Daldry and opens for previews at the London theatre on March 2.

The cast also includes Andrew Burnap, John Benajmin Hickey, Samuel H Levine and Kyle Soller.

Set in New York a generation after the Aids crisis, the two-part play “gives a panoramic view of gay life”.

Design is by Bob Crowley, with lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Paul Arditti and Chris Reid. It runs until May 19 and has a press day on March 28.

The full cast also includes Hugo Bolton, Robert Boulter, Hubert Burton, Syrus Lowe, Michael Marcus, Luke Thallon and Michael Walters.