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Sean Penn’s ‘Flag Day’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

The director-star appears opposite his daughter Dylan Penn in this adaptation of Jennifer Vogel's memoir about her conflicted love for her counterfeiter father.

Tonys: ‘The Ferryman’ Wins Best Play

Frontrunner 'The Ferryman' took home the award for best play at the 73rd annual Tony Awards on Sunday night.

Playwright Jez Butterworth Spills All His Secrets in ‘The Ferryman’

The Tony front-runner talks with The Hollywood Reporter about crafting his three-hour rural family epic from his own experience and why it has captured Broadway audiences.

‘Ferryman,’ ‘Constitution,’ ‘Tootsie’ Take New York Drama Critics Circle Honors

The 84th annual best play award of the New York Drama Critics Circle has gone to Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman,' a vibrant portrait of a large farming family in rural Northern Ireland, set during…

David Rooney: The Best New York Theater of 2018

The Hollywood Reporter's chief theater critic glances back over a year of theatrical highlights, on Broadway and off.

Hugh Jackman, Ann Dowd, Cush Jumbo Celebrate ‘The Ferryman’ Opening Night

Stars were out Sunday to take in Sam Mendes' production of the Jez Butterworth drama 'The Ferryman,' which arrives on Broadway after picking up a string of awards in its London premiere.

‘The Ferryman’: Theater Review

Buoyed by multiple awards in London, Sam Mendes' production of the boisterous new Jez Butterworth play 'The Ferryman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, hits Broadway with a 21-member cast…

All the Broadway Shows of the 2018-2019 Season

Gender-blind Shakespeare, a giant gorilla, Rupert Murdoch, Cher times 3 and a wealth of new plays to counter last season's shortage are on the slate.

The Olivier Awards 2018: Full List of Winners

'Hamilton' scored seven wins, while top prizes went also to 'The Ferryman,' 'Angels in America' and 'Follies,' with Bryan Cranston, Sam Mendes, Shirley Henderson and Laura Donnelly among honorees.

Jez Butterworth’s ‘The Ferryman’ Charts Course for Broadway

An award-winning hit in London, Sam Mendes' production will wrap its West End run in May before a fall transfer to New York's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

‘The Ferryman’: Theater Review

Playwright Jez Butterworth ('Jerusalem') and director Sam Mendes team with actors Paddy Considine, Laura Donnelly and nearly two dozen others for 'The Ferryman,' an epic work set during the worst of…

Hugh Jackman Rushes ‘The River’ Into Profit

The star-powered Jez Butterworth play is the second Broadway production of the 2014-15 season to recoup, earning back its capitalization just one month after opening