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Paddy Considine and the company of The Ferryman

Official Broadway production photos of The Ferryman released

Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is scheduled for an official opening on October 21, 2018 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Producers of the Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth's smash-hit play The Ferryman have now released official production photos. The London import, directed by Sam Mendes, began previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on October 2, 2018, and is scheduled for an official opening on October 21.

The cast of The Ferryman includes Paddy Considine (as Quinn Carney), Laura Donnelly (as Caitlin Carney), and Genevieve O'Reilly (as Mary Carney), alongside Dean Ashton, Glynis Bell, Gina Costigan, Charles Dale, Justin Edwards, Fra Fee, Fionnula Flanagan, Tom Glynn-Carney, Stuart Graham, Mark Lambert, Carla Langley, Conor MacNeill, Colin McPhillamy, Rob Malone, Dearbhla Molloy, Glenn SpeersNiall Wright, Audrey Bennett, Peter Bradbury, Trevor Harrison Braun, Will Coombs, Carly Gold, Holly Gould, Matilda Lawler, Michael McArthur, Bella May Mordus, Griffin Osbourne, and Brooklyn Shuck.

Take a look at the cast in action...

Synopsis: "The Ferryman is set in rural Northern Ireland in 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."

The play premiered at London's Royal Court Theatre, reuniting Mendes and Butterworth following their work on the latest James Bond film, "Spectre." The play then transferred to the West End's Gielgud Theatre, where it received rave reviews from critics including our partner site, calling it a "complex, beautifully textured play".

Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and Neal Street Productions, The Ferryman's creative team features scenic & costume design by Rob Howell, lighting design by Peter Mumford, sound design & original music by Nick Powell, choreography by Scarlett Mackmin, and hair, wigs & make-up design by Campbell Young Associates. William Berloni serves as animal trainer, Terry King as UK fight director, Thomas Schall as US fight director, Majella Hurley as UK dialect coach, and Deborah Hecht serves as US dialect coach.

The Ferryman Tickets are available now for performances through to February 17, 2019.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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