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Lehman or Ferrryman?

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Lehman or Ferrryman?#1
Posted: 3/23/19 at 12:19pm

Which would you see if you had to pick one?

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Lehman or Ferrryman?#2
Posted: 3/23/19 at 12:32pm
Ferryman was superb and I left wishing I could immediately buy a ticket to see it again, so my vote would be there.
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Lehman or Ferrryman?#3
Posted: 3/23/19 at 1:27pm

Ferryman now has a new mostly American cast (very solid but I felt the Irish/British cast was better overall) whereas Lehman trilogy still has the original cast from London.
Lehman trilogy gets my vote.

Updated On: 3/23/19 at 01:27 PM
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Lehman or Ferrryman?#4
Posted: 3/23/19 at 4:49pm
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Lehman or Ferrryman?#5
Posted: 3/23/19 at 9:47pm
I was slightly disappointed in The Ferryman and I hear the new cast isn’t quite as good as the original that I saw so I vote for Lehman.
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Lehman or Ferrryman?#6
Posted: 3/23/19 at 10:20pm

Campbell5 said: "Which would you see if you had to pick one?"

Why pick? See them both!

 

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Lehman or Ferrryman?#7
Posted: 3/24/19 at 5:53am

Haven't seen Lehman, but have seen Ferryman multiple times w/orig cast.  Would recommend NYTimes review and PBS clip.  It helps to understand the role of Irish Republican army battle w/british in 1970s and its role in the show.  But the last NYTimes article link is about how the production team pulls off the props so it might be a spoiler. I've described it as a Hitchcock suspense with a "blow you away" Rod Serling Twilight Zone ending that makes the audience gasp every time.  It won the Olivier award, the Tony equivalent. Good luck

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/21/theater/the-ferryman-review-broadway-jez-butterworth.html 

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/amanpour-and-company/video/jez-butterworth-laura-donnelly-on-the-ferryman/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/arts/ferryman-broadway-butterworth-mendes-animals.html

 

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Lehman or Ferrryman?#8
Posted: 3/24/19 at 12:41pm

Having seen both, I would say Ferryman over Lehman. Plus if you want to see Lehman you're going to have to shell out $400 for premium seats or wait hours in line for rush. That should make your decision easier.

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