Why See Jerusalem?
On St George's Day, the morning of the local county fair, Johnny Byron, local waster and modern day Pied Piper, is a wanted man. The council officials want to serve him an eviction notice, his children want their dad to take them to the fair.
Troy Whitworth wants to give him a serious kicking and a motley crew of mates want his ample supply of drugs and alcohol.
Jez Butterworth's new play is a comic, contemporary vision of life in our green and pleasant land.
Opening night: 2 April 2011
3 hours including two 10 minute intermissions.
Cast and Creative
CastMark Rylance as Johnny Byron
Mackenzie Crook as Ginger
John Gallagher, Jr. as Lee
Max Baker as Wesley
Geraldine Hughes as Dawn
Molly Ranson as Pea
Alan David as The Professor
Aimeé-Ffion Edwards as Phaedra
Danny Kirrane as Davey
Charlotte Mills as Tanya
Sarah Moyle as Ms. Fawcett
Harvey Robinson as Mr. Parsons
Barry Sloane as Troy Whitworth
Aiden Eyrick & Mark Page alternate in the role of Marky
Frances Mercanti-Anthony as u/s Dawn, Ms. Fawcett
James Riordan as u/s Wesley, The Professor
Richard Short as Danny Whitworth, u/s Davey, Troy
Jay Sullivan as Frank Whitworth, u/s Lee, Mr. Parsons
Libby Woodbridge as u/s Pea, Tanya, Phaedra
CreativeDirected by Ian Rickson
Sound Design by Ian Dickinson for Autograph
Lighting Design by Mimi Jordan Sherin
Design by Ultz
Composer, Stephen Warbeck
TONY AWARDS 2011
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Mark Rylance
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