Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem is all set to return to London’s Apollo Theatre after its initial premiere a decade ago. Since its premiere, the show has been said to be one of the best plays of the 21st century and was ranked as ‘the greatest theatrical work since 2000’ by the Guardian. The play is set on St. George’s Day and follows Johnny Byron who is a local waster and wanted by the local authorities and goons.
Directed by Ian Rickson, Jerusalem stars Mark Rylance, who is reprising his role as Johnny, and Mackenzie Crook, reprising his role as Ginger. Rylance won Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his performance as Johnny and has been seen in several other notable films and theatre productions.
Watch one of the most popular plays of all time come to life with these talented and original stars from the earlier runs. The play would run for 16 weeks only at the Apollo theatre starting from 16th April 2022.
Jerusalem is a story of a modern English man named Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron. He gets drunk, shares stories, do drugs, runs from authorities, and has a mixed relationship with everyone he meets. The story begins on the day of St. George when a local county fair is held in the area and Johnny is quite wanted. The county officials want to evict him, the town thug wants to exact revenge on him, his son wants to go to the fair with him, and his crewmates want to party with him. Watch Johnny get bruised and harassed but not beaten down as he stands against the hypocrisy of modern rural life.
Writer: Jez Butterworth
Direction: Ian Rickson
Book online tickets for Jerusalem play in London.
Booking Period: From 16 Apr 2022 - 7 Aug 2022
A Grade II building, the Apollo Theatre is one of the most well-known theatres in West End, London. It first opened on 21st February 1901 and was built specifically for hosting musical theatres. The Belle of Bohemia, an American musical comedy, was the first show to run at the Apollo which ran for 72 performances. Since then, the theatre has seen a lot of top-class productions including the adaptation of A Tales of Two Cities. A few recent hits include Travesties (2017) and Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016).
Seating Capacity: 775
Apollo Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.
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Address: 31 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Tube: The nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines).
Bus: Buses to Piccadilly Circus and Shaftesbury Avenue – 12, 14, 19, and 38. Buses to Regent Street – 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, and 453
Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Guide dogs, Washrooms
Accessibility: Apollo Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Apollo Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Strictly prohibited
You can book online tickets to Jerusalem from 16 Apr 2022 - 7th Aug 2022.
The ticket price for Jerusalem will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £66.
While Jerusalem is recommended for ages 14 and above, children above the age of 5 can attend the show. Please note that children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.
Jerusalem runs for 3 hours.
Jerusalem will start playing in Apollo Theatre from 16th April 2022.
You can watch the West End show Jerusalem at Apollo Theatre, London.
By booking your Jerusalem tickets with us, you can avail of 5% cashback on your purchase.
Yes. Since Apollo Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for Jerusalem.
Yes. Children above the age of 5 can attend Jerusalem with a separate ticket.
Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for Jerusalem. Click here to view your various ticket options.
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