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HUGH JACKMAN    LAURA DONNELLY    CUSH JUMBO  
THE RIVER

A NEW PLAY BY
JEZ BUTTERWORTH

DIRECTED BY
IAN RICKSON

PREVIEWS OCTOBER 31, 2014
OPENING NIGHT NOVEMBER 16, 2014
ON BROADWAY AT CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE

LIMITED NUMBER OF $35 DAY OF SEATS
WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL PERFORMANCES

Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. THE RIVER will open on Sunday, November 16 on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre (West 50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue).  Previews begin Friday, October 31.  The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015.  On sale dates will be announced in coming weeks. 

Published in Broadway
Saturday, 30 April 2011 12:40

Broadway Review: JERUSALEM

Just before the house lights went to half on Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem, I was speaking with a colleague about London transfers and their oft-times hit or miss track record with New York audiences (think Enron). Jerusalem got generally good notices; but I gotta say, I just don't get it. The first act of this three-act, three-hour play is very funny.  The second and third act unravel into a prolonged mess.  The play takes place on St. George's Day, a day for local fairs and celebrating in England.  The title Jerusalem is from a hymn sung in England based on a poem by William Blake.  In it is celebrated the idea of heaven coming to earth.

Published in 2010-2011 Season