Jerusalem

Cast: 5f 8m plus 1 boy

Staging: Single built set (mobile home in a woodland clearing)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848420502Publication Date:
9 Jul 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £6.99You save £3.00 (30%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780010151Publication Date:
15 Apr 2012
£9.99 £7.00You save £2.99 (30%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2009

Jerusalem

By Jez Butterworth

Paperback £9.99£6.99

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Professional Production On Stage at:
Watermill Theatre, Newbury
From Thu 21 Jun 2018 to Sat 21 Jul 2018
  • Best New Play, Critics' Circle Awards
  • Best New Play, WhatsOnStage Awards
  • Best Play, Evening Standard Awards - 2009

Jez Butterworth's hugely acclaimed, prize-winning play - a comic, contemporary vision of life in England’s green and pleasant land.

On St George's Day, the morning of the local country fair, Johnny 'Rooster' Byron, local waster and Lord of Misrule, is a wanted man. The council officials want to serve him an eviction notice, his son wants to be taken to the fair, a vengeful father wants to give him a serious kicking, and a motley crew of mates wants his ample supply of drugs and alcohol.

Jerusalem premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in July 2009 in a production directed by Ian Rickson and starring Mark Rylance. It transferred to the Apollo Theatre in the West End in January 2010, and played on Broadway in 2011.

Jez Butterworth's play won the Evening Standard Best Play Award and the Critics Circle and Whatsonstage.com awards for Best New Play.

Press Quotes

'Unarguably one of the best dramas of the twenty-first century'

Guardian

'tender, touching, and blessed with both a ribald humour and a haunting sense of the mystery of things... one of the must-see events of the summer'

Telegraph

'Jez Butterworth's gorgeous, expansive new play keeps coming at its audience in unpredictable gusts, rolling from comic to furious, from winsome to bawdy'

Observer

'storming... restores one's faith in the power of theatre'

Independent

'Show of the year'

Time Out

Cast: 5f 8m plus 1 boy

Staging:Single built set (mobile home in a woodland clearing)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848420502Publication Date:
9 Jul 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £6.99You save £3.00 (30%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780010151Publication Date:
15 Apr 2012
£9.99 £7.00You save £2.99 (30%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
Watermill Theatre, Newbury Thu 21 Jun 2018 - Sat 21 Jul 2018

Also by Jez Butterworth:

Mojo
Parlour Song
The Night Heron
The River
The Naked Eye
The Winterling
The Ferryman
Leavings
Jez Butterworth Plays: One

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