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Mark Rylance reprises his Olivier Award-winning role in Jez Butterworth's hit play.

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John Gallagher Jr. Departs Jerusalem to Join Aaron Sorkin's More As This Story Develops

John Gallagher Jr. Departs Jerusalem to Join Aaron Sorkin's More As This Story Develops

Tony winner John Gallagher Jr. has departed the Broadway production of Jersusalem to join the cast of Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO drama More As This Story Develops. After his final performance on July 17, Gallagher tweeted, “Farewell Lee. So long Flintock. It has been an honor & a pleasure being in Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem. Much love and thanks to ...

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Read the Latest Poem/Acceptance Speech from Best Actor Tony Winner Mark Rylance!

Read the Latest Poem/Acceptance Speech from Best Actor Tony Winner Mark Rylance!

In what has become a Tony Award tradition, Mark Rylance took the stage of the Beacon Theatre after his name was called as Best Actor in a Play for Jerusalem and shared a poem with the expectant crowd.

“Unlike flying or astral projection, walking through walls is a totally earth-related craft, but a lot more interesting than pot making or ...

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Jerusalem Playwright Jez Butterworth on the Englishness of His Work, the Tonys and Writing for Mark Rylance

Jerusalem Playwright Jez Butterworth on the Englishness of His Work, the Tonys and Writing for Mark Rylance

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Accomplished British scribe Jez Butterworth’s works Parlour Song, The Night Heron and Mojo have received New York mountings, but Jerusalem marks his first Broadway production. The show and its headliner, Tony winner and current nominee Mark Rylance, has earned raves for its quirky storyline and staging. Here, Butterworth recalls crafting the outlandish character of Johnny "Rooster ...

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Tony-Nominated Jerusalem Extends Limited Engagement for Four More Weeks

Tony-Nominated Jerusalem Extends Limited Engagement for Four More Weeks

Johnny "Rooster" Byron is going to wreak havoc on Broadway for another month. Jez Butterworth's Tony-nominated play, Jerusalem, has added four weeks of performances to its schedule. The show will now close on August 21 at the Music Box Theatre.

Directed by Ian Rickson, Jerusalem follows Johnny "Rooster" Byron (Mark Rylance), a modern-day Pied Piper living in a rundown ...

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Squigs Delivers a Commanding Portait of Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem

Squigs Delivers a Commanding Portait of Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem

Tony winner Mark Rylance is giving a tour de force performance as the larger-than-life Johnny "Rooster" Byron in the Tony-nominated play Jerusalem, so it's more than fitting that Broadway'com's resident artist Justin "Squigs" Johnson has immortalized Rylance's colorful acting in a new portrait. Sporting a kaiser helmet, Rylance is joined by his ragtag group of co-stars ...

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What’s Up, Mackenzie Crook? The Actor Talks Jerusalem and Living the Pirates Life Opposite Johnny Depp

What’s Up, Mackenzie Crook? The Actor Talks Jerusalem and Living the Pirates Life Opposite Johnny Depp

Two seasons after his Broadway debut in The Seagull, British actor Mackenzie Crook has returned to the New York stage opposite Mark Rylance in Jerusalem. Crook originated the role of Ginger (the timid right-hand man to boisterous madman Johnny "Rooster" Byron) at London’s Royal Court Theatre and later in the West End transfer of Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play ...

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Get Rowdy with Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem on Opening Night

Get Rowdy with Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem on Opening Night

Mark Rylance is delivering one terrific performance as the eccentric Johnny "Rooster" Bryon in Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem. During the show, Rylance douses himself in alcohol, swallows raw eggs, covers himself in blood and lots more. Broadway.com caught up with the Tony-winning actor on Jerusalem's April 21 opening night to find out what it's like performing this ...

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O Holy Night! Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem Celebrate Their Broadway Opening

O Holy Night! Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem Celebrate Their Broadway Opening
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The characters in Jez Butterworth's new play Jerusalem party pretty hard throughout the three-hour long show, so it comes as no surprise that the cast was ready to have a good time on their opening night. Mark Rylance, John Gallagher Jr, Mackenzie Crook. and their co-stars took their bows at the Music Box Theatre on April 21 before heading ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Enjoy Their Visit to Jerusalem?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Enjoy Their Visit to Jerusalem?

London audiences and critics raved about Mark Rylance's performance in Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem as disorderly Johnny 'Rooster' Byron, a substance-abusing Englishman living in a dilapidated trailer deep inside a forest where he's often joined by a group of hard-partying teenagers. Now the play is opening in New York at the Music Box Theatre, but will this very ...

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Journey Deep Into the English Woods With Mark Rylance, John Gallagher Jr. and the Cast of Jerusalem

Journey Deep Into the English Woods With Mark Rylance, John Gallagher Jr. and the Cast of Jerusalem
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Mark Rylance is bringing his Olivier Award-winning performance as the boisterous Johnny "Rooster" Byron to Broadway in Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play Jerusalem. Byron is a loud-mouthed, hard-partying Englishman who has taken residence in a forest on the outskirts of a London suburb, much to the dismay of its citizens. Joining Rooster in his rundown trailer is a group of ...

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