The Ferryman (Royal Court) 2017

Ages: 10+
Opened: May 3, 2017
Closing: May 20, 2017

The Ferryman (Royal Court) - 2017 - West End History , Info & More

Rural Derry, 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.

“This family can take care of its own.”

Jez Butterworth returns to the Royal Court after The River and the multi-award winning Jerusalem with his new play The Ferryman. Director Sam Mendes makes his Royal Court debut.

The Ferryman (Royal Court) - 2017 - West End Cast

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BWW Flashback: THE FERRYMAN Takes Final Broadway Bow
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The New York Drama Critics' Circle today named The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth best play of the 2018-19 season. The award for best musical went to Tootsie. What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck was named best American play. The selections were made at the organization's 84th annual voting meeting.

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Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman - the critically-acclaimed new play recently named to an industry-leading 25 Best-Of-The-Year lists - will welcome many new cast members beginning Tuesday, February 19, with Brian d'Arcy James leading as Quinn Carney.

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Olivier Award nominee Catherine McCormack (All My Sons, Braveheart) will join the company of Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, beginning Today, December 18. McCormack will make her Broadway debut in the role of "Mary Carney," which she first played in the London cast, when Genevieve O'Reilly departs the production on Sunday, December 16.

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Due to popular demand, Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, will extend its run on Broadway through July 7, 2019 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street).

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of THE FERRYMAN on Broadway
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The Broadway engagement of Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, the critically acclaimed, wildly popular play directed by Sam Mendes, is currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street). The production will celebrate opening night on Sunday, October 21. Nine members of the 21-person cast met with the press yesterday and you can check out the photos below!

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of THE FERRYMAN on Broadway!
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The Broadway engagement of Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, the critically acclaimed, wildly popular play directed by Sam Mendes, is currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street). The production will celebrate opening night on Sunday, October 21.

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The Broadway engagement of Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, the critically acclaimed, wildly popular play directed by Sam Mendes, begins performances tomorrow at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street). The production will celebrate opening night on Sunday, October 21.

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The Ferryman has come to Broadway hot off its acclaimed West End run. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

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The Ferryman (Royal Court) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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