Jez Butterworth

The week in pictures: 15 - 21 July
New faces at An American in Paris, Kinky Boots and Wicked, while Jez Butterworth gets dressed up in this week's best pics
Laura Donnelly: "The baby cries and the goose poos, but that's what makes The Ferryman magical"
We talk to the Northern Irish actress about her personal connections to The Ferryman, showing Paddy Considine the theatrical ropes and working with real life babies
The Ferryman extends in the West End
The critically-acclaimed production runs at the Gielgud and currently stars Paddy Considine
David Tennant and Chiwetel Ejiofor among guests at The Ferryman West End opening
Jez Butterworth's play has transferred to the Gielgud following a sold-out run at the Royal Court
Top 5 theatre openings: 26 June - 2 July
Audra McDonald makes her London stage debut, Paddy Considine and Rufus Hound in West End transfers and a new play about The Sun make this week's top openings
Jack Thorne's BAFTA haul proves we must look at playwrights' screen work too
As Alice Birch's new film Lady Macbeth opens in cinemas, and Jack Thorne wins his fifth BAFTA, Matt Trueman says that looking at both stage and screen work is fundamental to understanding a playwright
Jez Butterworth, Paddy Considine and cast celebrate opening of The Ferryman
Considine makes his stage debut in the play at the Royal Court
Were the critics all aboard for Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman?
Jez Butterworth returns to the Royal Court following his smash hit Jerusalem
Review: The Ferryman (Royal Court)
Sam Mendes directs Jez Butterworth's hugely rich new play
Top 5 theatre openings: 1 - 7 May
From Angels in America to The Ferryman there are some very big shows opening this week