is sort of a subtly crafted piece of chamber track. it truly is teasing, haunting and hushed. it's also damnably tricky to write down approximately, as there's a secret at its middle that i have to now not reveal." —Charles Spencer, Telegraph
"One of the simplest productions of the year... a magnetically eerie,
luminously attractive psychodrama.” —Time Out (London)
"The River is sophisticated, glossy and darkish. here's a feel of the mysterious and of kinship with others gone. it's might be approximately time and eternity, approximately that spot at the river that, whereas continually 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 lady, 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 construction of The River in 2014 after its profitable run in London.
Jez Butterworth is additionally the writer Mojo, The evening Heron, The Winterling, Parlour Song and Jerusalem. His performs have premiered in London on the Royal court docket Theatre and the Almeida Theatre and in long island urban on the Atlantic Theatre and on Broadway. He has received a number 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.