THE FERRYMAN Extends Acclaimed Broadway Engagement Through July 7, 2019



Due to popular demand, Sonia Friedman Productions and Neal Street Productions  have announced that Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, will extend its run on Broadway through July 7, 2019 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45thStreet).

The fall season’s most acclaimed production on Broadway, The Ferryman just celebrated its second consecutive week in the million dollar club, with gross sales of $1,000,731.10 for the week ending November 18.

Tickets for 20 additional weeks of performances are on sale now at, by calling 212-239-6200 or 800-447-7400, or in-person at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre box office (242 W. 45th Street).

When The Ferryman opened last month, New York’s critics raved:

“CRITICS PICK! THIS ASTONISHING, GLORIOUS, MAGNIFICENT DRAMA TAKES YOUR BREATH AWAYThe Ferryman is an endlessly vibrant work, directed with sweeping passion and meticulous care by Sam Mendes. THIS IS THEATER AS CHARGED AND EXPANSIVE AS LIFE ITSELF.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

The Ferryman sets a gold standard for Broadway plays. A rollicking, moving masterpiece, and an emphatic herald of the strength and power of original playwriting on Broadway. Rarely is theater so beautifully written, brilliantly acted and brilliantly directed. DO WHATEVER YOU CAN TO SEE IT.” – Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast

A RIVETING WORK OF ART. The evening is a meticulous unfolding of plot and character that builds to one of the most ferociously rewarding climaxes of my playgoingexperience. THIS EXPLOSIVE, EXHILARATING DRAMA IS WHAT A THEATER LOVER LIVES FOR.” – Peter Marks, The Washington Post

“Epic and extraordinary, with a howling roar of cacophonous humanity. YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE WATCHING HUMAN DESTINY PLAY OUT BEFORE YOUR EYES.” – Chris Jones, The Chicago Tribune

“A gloriously entertaining new work that positively thrums with life and love, and leaves you shocked and breathless. THE FERRYMAN IS A CRACKLING THRILLER THAT WILL SHAKE UP THE BROADWAY SEASON WITH TORNADO-LIKE FORCE.” – David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

“A stunning drama, filled with heartrending drama and belly laughs. AS POWERFUL AS ANYTHING ON STAGE TODAY.” – Greg Evans, Deadline

A CLASSIC. This gorgeous sprawling yarn encompasses the entire spectrum of human existence – life and death, love and hatred, compassion and violence. THE STORY IS SO ENGROSSING AND THE SUSPENSE SO FOREBODING, YOU’LL BE LEFT WANTING MORE.” – Roma Torre, NY1

Developed by Sonia Friedman Productions and produced with Neal Street Productions and The Royal Court TheatreThe Ferrymanopened at The Royal Court in May 2017 and was the fastest-selling play in the theatre’s history. The sold-out show transferred to the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End, and ended its thrice-extended, year-long run in May 2018.

The Ferryman won three 2018 Olivier Awards, including Best New Play (marking Jez Butterworth’s second Olivier win), Best Actress Laura Donnelly, and Best Director Sam Mendes (marking his fourth Olivier win). The Ferryman also won three 2017 Evening Standard Awards, including Best Play and Best Director, as well as the Emerging Talent Award for Tom Glynn-Carney; three 2018 Whatsonstage Awards, including Best New Play, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor for Fra Fee; and was named the Best New Play at the 2018 UK Critics’ Circle Awards.

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 Ferryman’s acclaimed 30+ member cast currently features most of the play’s London cast members on the Broadway stage, includingPaddy Considine in his stage debut as Quinn Carney, Laura Donnelly as Caitlin Carney, Genevieve O’Reilly as Mary Carney, Dean Ashton,Glynis BellPeter BradburyTrevor Harrison Braun, Sean Frank CoffeyWill CoombsGina CostiganDaniel Robert CranieyCharles DaleJustin EdwardsFra FeeFionnula FlanaganTom Glynn-CarneyCarly GoldHolly Gould, Stuart GrahamMark LambertCarla LangleyMatilda LawlerMichael Quinton McArthurWillow McCarthyConor MacNeillColin McPhillamyRob MaloneDearbhla MolloyBella May MordusGriffin OsborneAnnie ScarfutoBrooklyn Shuck, Glenn SpeersRafael West Vallés, and Niall Wright.

The Ferryman’s creative team is Rob Howell (scenic and costume design), Peter Mumford (lighting design), Nick Powell (sound design and original music), Amy Ball CDG (UK Casting), Jim Carnahan, C.S.A and Jillian Cimini C.S.A. (US Casting), Scarlett Mackmin(choreography), Tim Hoare (associate director), Benjamin Endsley Klein (resident director), Campbell Young Associates (hair, wigs and makeup design), William Berloni (animal trainer), Terry King (UK fight director), Thomas Schall (US fight director), Majella Hurley (UK dialect coach), and Deborah Hecht (US dialect coach).

The Ferryman is produced on Broadway by Sonia Friedman Productions & Neal Street Productions with Ronald FrankelGavin Kalin ProductionsRoy Furman/Benjamin Lowy, Scott M. DelmanStephanie P. McClellandTulchin Bartner ProductionsRon KastnerStarry Night EntertainmentKallish Weinstein CreativeScott Landis, Steve TraxlerRichard WinklerRona Delves Broughton/Bill Damaschke1001 NightsBurnt Umber ProductionsRupert GavinScott RudinJamie deRoy/Catherine AdlerSam Levy/Lauren Stevens, and Ramin Sabi/Christopher Ketner.