The Ferryman

The Ferryman

at Gielgud Theatre

Price from $ 20.60

“Leaves you overwhelmed by the power of great theatre” Huffington Post “A class of its own” The Times “A monumental achievement” Time Out 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. Please note: evening performances start at 7pm

The Ferryman ReviewsThe Ferryman Reviews

"Butterworth has done it again. Miss this and you’ve missed a marvel"
The Telegraph

"Butterworth and Mendes deliver a shattering tale of passion and violence. All the performances are invested with the same intense detail."
The Guardian

"A shattering feast of intricate storytelling"
Evening Standard

"Directed with detailed humane mastery by Sam Mendes. It has the feel of an unearthed, instant classic"
The Independent

"Play of the year"
Time Out


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Gielgud Theatre
35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue

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(3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

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