THE FERRYMAN wins Best Play!

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The Ferryman

 

As the play was inspired by true events, The Ferryman playwright Jez Butterworth dedicated the Tony for Best Play “to the families of the disappeared and to everyone who lost loved ones in the Troubles. Laura Donnelly’s uncle was killed by the IRA – that was the birth of this story.”

The Ferryman won the following categories at the 2019 Tony Awards:

Best Play
Best Scenic Design of a Play (Rob Howell)
Best Costume Design of a Play (Rob Howell)
Best Direction of a Play (Sam Mendes)

For a full list of winners, please visit the Tony Awards® official site.

 

About the Show:

It’s 1981 in Northern Ireland, and the Carny 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.

Written by Jez Butterworth and directed by Sam Mendes, THE FERRYMAN is “a sprawling, Shakespearean masterpiece and the best new play of the year” (Chicago Tribune). The Hollywood Reporter says, “This crackling thriller positively thrums with life and love. It will leave you breathless.”

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