is sort of a subtly crafted piece of chamber track. it really is teasing, haunting and hushed. it's also damnably tough to put in writing approximately, as there's a secret at its middle that i need to no longer reveal." —Charles Spencer, Telegraph
"One of the simplest productions of the year... a magnetically eerie,
luminously appealing psychodrama.” —Time Out (London)
"The River is sophisticated, smooth and darkish. here's a feel of the mysterious and of kinship with others long past. it's maybe approximately time and eternity, approximately that spot at the river that, whereas constantly an identical, is usually altering. an excellent play, glinting and elusive as a fish." -Sarah Hemming, Financial Times
A distant fishing cabin, a guy and a girl, and a moonless evening - The River asks; once we locate one another, are we attempting to recapture somebody we as soon as misplaced? Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman starred within the hit Broadway creation of The River in 2014 after its winning run in London.
Jez Butterworth can be the writer Mojo, The evening Heron, The Winterling, Parlour Song and Jerusalem. His performs have premiered in London on the Royal courtroom Theatre and the Almeida Theatre and in manhattan urban on the Atlantic Theatre and on Broadway. He has received a variety of awards for his paintings, together with the E. M. Forster Award from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Somerset, England.