The River

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Starring Hugh Jackman (Tony winner for The Boy from Oz) and written by Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem), The River comes to Broadway after its successful premiere at London’s the Royal Court in October 2012. Passion, compassion, humor, and humanity mark playwright Butterworth’s work.

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  • Preview: Oct. 31, 2014 Open: Nov. 16, 2014 Closed: Feb 9, 2015
  • HUGH JACKMAN IN HIS TONY-WINNING PORTRAYAL OF PETER ALLEN
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    CAST:

    Performer Hugh Jackman Performer Laura Donnelly Performer Cush Jumbo

    CREATIVE STAFF:

    Written by Jez Butterworth Director Ian Rickson Set Designer Ultz Lighting Designer Charles Balfour Sound Designer Ian Dickinson Original Music Stephen Warbec
  • SYNOPSIS

    In his follow up to Jerusalem, playwright Jez Butterworth offers us The River, a play set in a remote cabin settled amongst the cliffs. On a moonless night in that lonely cabin a couple, a man and a woman, find each other, and in the night, struggle with their feelings of loss while attempting to recapture that which they lost.
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