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Young Vic Theater Names New Artistic Director

Sep 27, 2017 - The New York Times
Board and Executive Moves

LONDON -- The playwright and director Kwame Kwei-Armah, known for his outspoken views on racial inequality in British theater, has been announced as the new artistic director of the Young Vic theater here.

The British-born Mr. Kwei-Armah is the artistic director of Center Stage in Baltimore. He will leave the post in June 2018 to move back to Britain and take up the position at the Young Vic, an internationally renowned theater in South London that produces classic plays as well contempora...