Sonia Friedman Productions and the Royal Court Theatre Confirm the Return of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem to the West End

Published on Thu 29 Jul 2021

Sonia Friedman Productions and the Royal Court Theatre today confirm the return of Ian Rickson’s production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem to London’s West End for a strictly limited 16-week run.

Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook will reprise their roles as Johnny “Rooster” Byron and Ginger respectively, with further casting to be announced. Jerusalem will run at the Apollo Theatre from Saturday 16 April 2022 – Saturday 6 August 2022, with press night on Thursday 28 April 2022.

There will be over 800 seats at £15 or under each week across the house throughout the run with additional education rates of £25 per student ticket. Sign-up is open today (Thursday 29 July 2021) from 10am with exclusive priority booking for those who have signed up by 10am Monday 9 August 2021. Tickets will go on general sale Monday 16 August 2021 at 10am.

The original creative team will return for this 2022 production – designer Ultz, lighting designer Mimi Jordan Sherin, composer Stephen Warbeck, sound designer Ian Dickinson for Autograph and casting director Amy Ball CDG.

Jez Butterworth’s award-winning play, which premiered at the Royal Court in 2009, returns to the West End following record-breaking sold-out runs at the Royal Court and the Apollo Theatres in 2009, 2010 and 2011 as well the Music Box Theater on Broadway in 2011.

For the full press release, click here.

For the show’s website, click here.

Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth originally ran in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs Friday 10 July 2009 –  Saturday 15 August 2009.