Em Bernard B Jacobs Theatre
Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman debuts on Broadway this October, following unanimous, five-star critical acclaim and a year-long run in London's West End
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.
This “fiercely gripping play” (Ben Brantley, The New York Times) is directed by Academy® and Tony Award® winner Sam Mendes and premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, where it became the fastest-selling show in the theatre’s history.
3 hours and 15 minutes<br /><em>(There will be one 15 minute intermission following Act 1 and a brief 3 minute pause following Act 2.)</em>