Faith Healer at the Old Vic to star Michael Sheen, David Threlfall and Indira Varma

Faith Healer at the Old Vic tickets, dates and cast

A revival of Faith Healer at The Old Vic is to stream online.

Michael Sheen, David Threlfall and Indira Varma will star in the piece which will play five scratch performances between September 16-19.

Tickets are available online here priced between £10 and £40.

A teaser for the play reads: “The Fantastic Francis Hardy (Michael Sheen) travels the most remote corners of Wales, Scotland and Ireland attempting to heal those who wish to be healed. His wife Grace (Indira Varma) and manager Teddy (David Threlfall) complete this nomadic triptych, each with their own telling of the loss, love and struggle of life on the road with a seemingly predestined Faith Healer.

“Brian Friel’s masterful and haunting Faith Healer is a kaleidoscopic, ever shifting exploration of the power of belief, as the contradicting recollections of these three characters seek to reconcile with the past.”

The Old Vic’s artistic director Matthew Warchus said: “This play has long been a favourite of mine. With mesmerising expertise Friel unlocks a shimmering fable of epic dimensions employing nothing more than single voices weaving this unforgettable story out of thin air. It’s the definition of a masterpiece and hits you with a huge emotional thwack.”

Faith Healer is the third in the Old Vic: In Camera live streamed performances, and will be streamed live directly from the iconic Old Vic stage with the empty auditorium as a backdrop.

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