Monday, May 23, 2022

Two Palestinians Go Dogging review – devastatingly human portrait of conflict sears itself on the mind by Arifa Akbar

Royal Court, LondonSet two decades into the future, in Palestinian territories that are still occupied, Sami Ibrahim’s play is a startlingly bold tragicomedy and a furious call to action D…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:37AM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

‘A reminder of what a powerful actor Mark Rylance can be’: JERUSALEM – Apollo Theatre by Maryam Philpott

As Jez Butterworth’s production returns to the West End, with original cast members Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook, it is interesting to reflect on how well-anointed modern classics fare…

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

I find it hard to sit still. So how did I fare at the theatre? | Adrian Chiles by Adrian Chiles

Jerusalem is an excellent production, Mark Rylance luminously brilliant. But sitting quietly through a play is a challenge for the neurodiverse I find going to the theatre extremely challeng…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:24AM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Jerusalem West End Revival? by Leah Putnam

The production, starring Mark Rylance as Johnny "Rooster" Byron, opened April 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48PM

‘Returns with all the vitality & urgency it had first time round’: JERUSALEM – Apollo Theatre by Not Exactly Billington

Ian Rickson’s production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem now returns to the Apollo Theatre with all the vitality and urgency it had first time round.

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

The week in theatre: Jerusalem; The Corn Is Green; Marys Seacole by Susannah Clapp

Apollo; Lyttelton; Donmar Warehouse, LondonSpellbinding Mark Rylance returns as the anarchic Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron; Nicola Walker hits the mark in Dominic Cooke’s brilliant Emlyn Will…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:03PM

Watching Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem For The First Time by Jess Young

As I was walking towards the Apollo Theatre stuffing my face with a Pret salad on Shaftesbury Avenue you would think I was thinking about all of the things I’d heard about Jez Butterworth…

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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Jerusalem, Apollo Theatre review - Mark Rylance blazes in this astonishing revival by Mert Dilek

Jez Butterworth's 2009 play is evergreen in its excellence At long last, the giant has come back. Over a decade after its critical apotheosis on both sides of the Atlantic, Jez Butterworth…

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Jerusalem review: Mark Rylance returns for a dark, potent revival of Jez Butterworth’s 2009 play by Alice Saville

There’s a real cruelty to the Englishness of ‘Jerusalem’, which has returned to the West End with its original star

SOURCE: The Independent at 02:24AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

Jerusalem review – Mark Rylance’s riveting return as ‘Rooster’ Byron by Arifa Akbar

Apollo theatre, LondonProblematic gags limit the power of Jez Butterworth’s layered drama about myths and Englishness but the lead performance still astonishes Full disclosure: I did not l…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42PM

Review: In ‘Jerusalem,’ a Once-in-a-Lifetime Performance, Again by Matt Wolf

Mark Rylance is back in a role that won him a Tony more than a decade ago. But this London production isn’t just coasting on past kudos.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:33PM

Mark Rylance calls out Tory arts cuts in new Jerusalem programme by Chris Wiegand

The actor, who is reprising his role in Jez Butterworth’s celebrated play, points out that leading politicians’ school Eton has extensive theatre facilities It is the part of the theatre…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:48AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

West End Revival of Jerusalem with Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook Opens April 28 by Leah Putnam

The two reprise their roles in the Jez Butterworth play about wanted man Johnny "Rooster" Byron.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022


DO WE STILL LOVE ROOSTER?    So it’s back, another St George’s day before a west country village fair.   Twelve years on from Jez Butterworth’s glorious shock-troop assault on me…

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Saturday, April 16, 2022

Jerusalem Makes West End Return With Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook April 16 by Leah Putnam

Rylance and Crook reprise their roles in the Jez Butterworth play about wanted man Johnny "Rooster" Byron.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Monday, April 4, 2022

Is Jerusalem the play of the century? Top playwrights give their verdicts by Interviews By Andrew Dickson

As Mark Rylance returns to the West End stage as the rambunctious Rooster in Jez Butterworth’s shaggy state-of-the-nation play, six writers consider its power and legacy It was the play th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12AM
Sunday, April 3, 2022

Revenge for slavery incites ‘Nat Turner in Jerusalem’ at NextStop by Bob Ashby

In the title role, Kevin Thorne gives a performance of contained power and commands the stage.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:12AM
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

See Who's Joining Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook in West End Return of Jerusalem by Leah Putnam

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming run at London's Apollo Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Full Casting Announcement For The Return Season Of Jerusalem | Tuesday 15 March 2022 by Harriet Hughes

Today, producer Sonia Friedman announced the cast of Jerusalem, the greatly anticipated show returning after more than ten years! The post Full Casting Announcement For The Return Season Of …

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Dr Semmelweis review – Mark Rylance’s riveting tale of medical hygiene pioneer by Arifa Akbar

Bristol Old VicRylance turns the life of the 19th-century doctor and campaigner for antiseptic practices into a tragedy of almost Shakespearean proportions A few months ahead of bringing “…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Hamlet, Henry V and Jerusalem’s Rooster: Mark Rylance’s stage roles – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As the Oscar-winning actor returns to the UK boards in 2022 – first at Bristol Old Vic in Dr Semmelweis then in Jerusalem at London’s Apollo – we remember some of his theatrical highli…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Saturday, January 8, 2022

Mark Rylance: ‘Theatre is a thousand times more enjoyable than film’ by Charlotte Higgins

The actor made a mere six movies in lockdown but it’s his own play and his return as Rooster Byron in Jerusalem that is getting him really excited Mark Rylance is dressed for rehearsals in…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:12AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

NextStop Theatre slates five shows for winter/spring 2022 by News Desk

'Every Brilliant Thing' | 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' | 'Nat Turner in Jerusalem' | 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' | 'Lucky Stiff'

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:48AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Tony Winner John Benjamin Hickey Set for Movie Adaptation of Stephen King’s Novel Salem’s Lot by Caitlin Moynihan

The Inheritance star and director of the upcoming Plaza Suite John Benjamin Hickey is heading to the big screen! According to Deadline, Hickey will play Father Callahan in the big screen a…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Shakura Dickson and Landon Doak by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Shakura Dickson and Landon Doak, hosted by Katherine Laing. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss this year's prod…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem returns to Apollo Theatre from April 2022 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook will reprise their roles in Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem for 16 weeks only at London's Apollo Theatre. This post Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem…

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Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook to Reprise Jerusalem Roles in the West End by Caitlin Moynihan

Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem is returning to London’s West End. Olivier and Tony winner Mark Rylance and Olivier nominee Mackenzie Crook will reprise their turns as Johnny “Rooster” B…

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Mark Rylance Will Reprise Tony- and Olivier-Winning Role in London Revival of Jerusalem in 2022 by Andrew Gans

Mackenzie Crook will also return to the Jez Butterworth play under the direction of Ian Rickson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:34AM

Jez Butterworth's JERUSALEM Will Return to the West End in 2022, Starring Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook

Previewing at the Apollo Theatre from 16 April 2022 with the opening night on 28 April 2022, Jerusalem will run until 6 August 2022.  There will be over 800 seats at £15 or under each week…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:24AM

NEWS: Ian Rickson’s production of Jerusalem is set for the West End with Mark Rylance & Mackenzie Crook reprising their roles by Press Releases

Sonia Friedman Productions and the Royal Court Theatre have confirmed the return of Ian Rickson’s production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem to London’s West End for a strictly limited …

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

‘Revels in its power to challenge perceptions & prejudice’: MY JERUSALEM – Applecart Arts (Online review) by Louise Penn

A solo show presented by Avital Raz, My Jerusalem is a fiercely personal and deeply political show ‘developed from a song’.

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