NEWS: Broadway Transfer Announced for Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman

It has been announced the critically acclaimed production of Jez Butterworth’s play will play its final West End performance on the 19th May. 

(c) Johan Persson. 

Directed by Sam Mendes, the production will have its final West End performance in May, before transferring to Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in October.

Since premiering at the Royal Court Theatre, The Ferryman has received critical acclaim as well as becoming the theatre’s fastest-selling show in its history. Recently, the production’s success has continued with Jez Butterworth being recognised for Best New Play at the prestigious UK Theatre Critics’ Circle Awards and last year received four nominations at the annual London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, winning three honours for Best Play (Jez Butterworth), Best Director (Sam Mendes) and the Emerging Talent Award (Tom Glynn-Carney).

The current cast includes Rosalie Craig (As You Like It, The Threepenny Opera, The Light Princess and London Road, National Theatre) in the role of Caitlin Carney, Owen McDonnell (Single-Handed,RTÉ/ ITV; Paula, BBC) playing Quinn Carney and Justin Edwards (The Thick of It, BBC; The Man Who Invented Christmas; The Death Of Stalin) as Tom Kettle.

Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.

The Ferryman is directed by Sam Mendes, designed by Rob Howell as well as  lighting by Peter Mumford, sound and original music by Nick Powell, with the current cast directed by Tim Hoare.

The Ferryman continues to play at the Gielgud Theatre until the 19th May 2018. To book tickets click here  or visit: Tickets,Encore TicketsTheatre People.comSee and See  

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