Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem returns to West End for a season at the Apollo Theatre!

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS & ROYAL COURT THEATRE production of JERUSALEM which returns for a season at the Apollo Theatre starring Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook.

Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook lead the cast in the West End transfer of the Royal Court Theatre’s sell-out production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, directed by Ian Rickson. Jerusalem, which received its world premiere at the Royal Court in July and for which Rylance in particular received outstanding reviews.

Jerusalem is a comic, contemporary vision of life in our green and pleasant land. On St George’s Day, the morning of the local county fair, Johnny Byron, local waster and modern day Pied Piper is a wanted man. The council officials want to serve him an eviction notice, his children want their dad to take them to the fair, Troy Whitworth wants to give him a serious kicking and a motley crew of mates want his ample supply of drugs and alcohol.

Book tickets for Jerusalem at the Apollo Theatre!

Jerusalem will play at The Apollo Shaftesbury Avenue

JERUSALEM Starring Mark Rylance is to open at the Apollo Theare, Shaftesbury Avenue on the 28th Jan 2010 for a limited season until 24th April 2010. 
 
JERUSALEM was recently at the Royal Court Theatre, where it sold out for every performance.

Jerusalem is a comic, contemporary vision of life in our green and pleasant land. On St George’s Day, the morning of the local county fair, Johnny Byron, local waster and modern day Pied Piper is a wanted man. The council officials want to serve him an eviction notice, his children want their dad to take them to the fair, Troy Whitworth wants to give him a serious kicking and a motley crew of mates want his ample supply of drugs and alcohol.

CREATIVE TEAM
Director
  Ian Rickson 
Designer  Ultz 
Lighting Designer  Mimi Jordan Sherin 
Sound Desginer  Ian Dickinson for Autograph 
Composer  Stephen Warbeck 
Casting Director  Amy Ball 

CAST
Mackenzie Crook, Alan David, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Gerard Horan, Danny Kirrane, Charlotte Mills, Sarah Moyle, Harvey Robinson, Mark Rylance, Barry Sloane  

‘This one you have to see’ The Independent

‘A play blessed with what I suspect will prove an award-winning performance by the great Mark Rylance’ The Daily Telegraph

‘Bold, ebullient and hilarious’ The Times

‘A star role momentously played by Mark Rylance.’ The Guardian

‘In Johnny Byron, Butterworth has created a thrilling role. Rylance’s is an astonishing performance, which confirms that he is one of our finest stage actors.’ The Evening Standard

‘An invigorating, yelping, defiant portrait of 21st century shires England.’ Daily Mail

‘Startlingly brilliant new play is a tragic and hilarious vision of life in an English country community.’ thelondonpaper

‘Rylance’s comic timing is a delight. Rylance also has startling tenderness, and volcanic rage.’ The Independent on Sunday

‘Jez Butterworth’s gorgeous, expansive new play keeps coming at its audience in unpredictable gusts, rolling from comic to furious, from winsome to bawdy.’ The Observer

‘Jez Butterworth’s new play is a wonderful, rollicking, dark comedy about contemporary life in rural England.’ Financial Times

‘This is a production which you will find very hard to evict from your imagination.’ Time Out

Book Tickets for JERUSALEM at Apollo Theatre Shaftsbury Avenue