The Ferryman Extends Broadway Run

Broadway News   The Ferryman Extends Broadway Run
The play opened October 21 following a record-breaking, acclaimed London debut.
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The Broadway transfer of Jez Butterworth’s West End hit The Ferryman, which celebrated its official opening October 21 following previews that began October 2, has extended its run at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes, performances will now continue through July 7, 2019.

The production celebrated its second consecutive week in the million dollar club, with gross sales of $1,000,731.10 for the week ending November 18. Read reviews here.

Laura Donnelly Joan Marcus

The Ferryman’s cast, featuring much of the London company, is led by Paddy Considine as Quinn Carney, Laura Donnelly as Caitlin Carney, and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mary Carney, along with Dean Ashton, Glynis Bell, Peter Bradbury, Trevor Harrison Braun, Sean Frank Coffey, Will Coombs, Gina Costigan, Charles Dale, Justin Edwards, Fra Fee, Fionnula Flanagan, Tom Glynn-Carney, Carly Gold, Cooper Gomes, Holly Gould,Stuart Graham, Mark Lambert, Carla Langley, Matilda Lawler, Conor MacNeill, Michael McArthur, Willow McCarthy, Colin McPhillamy, Rob Malone, Dearbhla Molloy, Bella May Mordus, Griffin Osbourne, Brooklyn Shuck, Metta Mary Sofsky, Glenn Speers, Rafael West Vallés, and Niall Wright.

Set in Northern Ireland in the early 1980s, the play takes place during the Carney farmhouse's annual harvest celebration and feast. The festivities are halted by the arrival of an unexpected visitor and revelations from the past.

Following a record-breaking, sold-out debut at London's Royal Court Theatre last spring, The Ferryman transferred to the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End, where it ended its thrice-extended, year-long run in May. The production won three 2018 Olivier Awards, including Best New Play and Best Director, along with a number of Evening Standard Awards and a U.K. Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play.

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