Vincent in Brixton

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Vincent in Brixton
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Written byNicholas Wright
Place premieredCottesloe Theatre
Original languageEnglish

Vincent in Brixton is a 2003 play by Nicholas Wright. The play premiered at London's National Theatre with Jochum ten Haaf in the title role. It transferred to the Playhouse Theatre and later to Broadway.

It focuses on artist Vincent van Gogh's time in Brixton, London in 1873. In the play, which is largely fictional, he falls in love with an English widow. It was revived by The Original Theatre Company in 2009.[1]


  • Ursula
  • Eugenie
  • Anna
  • Vincent
  • Sam

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2003 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play
  • 2003 Tony Award for Best Play


  1. ^ Vincent in Brixton, Original Theatre Company past productions

Further reading[edit]

  • Spencer, Charles (3 May 2002). "Portrait of the artist as a troubled young man". The Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2008-09-26.
  • Wright, Nicholas (2002). Vincent in Brixton (First ed.). London: Nick Hern Books. ISBN 1-85459-665-9.

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