The star-studded revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning 1996 play Mojo has extended by two weeks at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre. Ian Rickson's production opened at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 13 November 2013 (previews from 26 October) and had been booking to 25 January 2014. It will now continue until 8 February.
Set against the fledgling rock 'n' roll scene of 50s Soho, the play, which won the 1996 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, delves into the sleazy underworld and power games of London's "most infamous district".
The play marks Harry Potter star Rupert Grint's professional stage acting debut. Also in the stellar all-male cast are Brendan Coyle, Daniel Mays, Colin Morgan and Ben Whishaw, along with Tom Rhys Harries.
Mojo is designed by Ultz with lighting by Charles Balfour, music by Stephen Warbeck and sound by Simon Baker. It's produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman, who also produced Butterworth and Rickson's internationally-acclaimed Jerusalem.
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