DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND
NOW BOOKING TO 19 MAY, 2018
£12 DAY SEATS FOR ALL PERFORMANCES – BOOK IN PERSON AT THE GIELGUD THEATRE FROM 10.30AM
Mon - Sat 7pm | Matinees Wed & Sat at 1.30pm
Following unanimous critical acclaim and widespread demand for tickets, Jez Butterworth’s epic new play The Ferryman is booking to 19 May 2018 at the Gielgud Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes, the play premiered at the Royal Court, becoming the fastest-selling show in the theatre’s history.
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.
A new cast has been announced for performances from 8 Jan 2018. Rosalie Craig will play Caitlin Carney, Owen McDonnell will play Quinn Carney and Justin Edwards will play Tom Kettle.
Also joining the company will be Stella McCusker as Aunt Maggie Far Away, Siân Thomas as Aunt Pat, Declan Conlon as Muldoon, Dean Ashton as Frank Magennis, Terence Keeley as Diarmaid Corcoran, Sean Delaney as Michael Carney, Francis Mezza as Shane Corcoran, Kevin Creedon as JJ Carney, Laurie Kynaston as Oisin Carney and Saoirse-Monica Jackson as Shena Carney.
The animals which appear in this production are highly trained and experienced in being onstage and are expertly cared for by a team of certified trainers, who ensure their welfare is safeguarded at all times. The producers work with the trainers and veterinary specialists to ensure the highest standards of wellbeing for the animals, following animal charity guidelines.