Watch new clips from Ink at the Manhattan Theater Club

The American premiere of James Graham’s edit drama Ink, now premiering on Broadway, extended for the second time. The limited engagement of Manhattan Theater Club, The Almeida and Sonia Friedman Productions will continue through June 23 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.

Ink, directed by Almeida artistic director Rupert Goold, will officially open on Broadway on April 24. Set in 1969 in London, the play follows a brash youngster Rupert Murdoch about to found Britain’s most influential newspaper.

Leading the cast, Rupert Murdoch and Larry Lamb, the editor of The Sun, are two-time Olivier Award-winning Bertie Carvel (reviving his Olivier Award-winning performance) and Olivier Award-winning Jonny Lee Miller, respectively. .

They are joined by David Wilson Barnes (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) as Brian McConnell, Bill Buell (The story boys) as Frank Nicklin/Hetherington/Percy Roberts, Andrew Durand (Crazy in Love) as Beverly/Christopher Timothy, Eden Marryshow (BRUSH!!!!) as Ray Mills/Lee Howard, Colin McPhillamy (The passer) as Sir Alick/Rees-Mogg/Chapel Father, Erin Neufer (Broadway debut) as Anna Murdoch/Diana/Chrissie/Apprentice, Kevin Pariseau (Revenge of a Blonde) as Bench Hand/TV Host/Croiset, Rana Roy (queen america) as Stephanie Rahn, Michael Siberry (Junk) as Hugh Cudlipp, Robert Stanton (Saint Joan) like Bernard Shrimsley/Brittenden, and Tara Summers (The difficult problem) as Joyce Hopkirk/Muriel McKay.

Ink, which had previously been extended for a week until June 16, arrives in the United States after an acclaimed debut at the Almeida Theater and a subsequent transfer to the West End.

The Broadway production’s creative team includes Bunny Christie (stage and costume design), Neil Austin (lighting design), Adam Cork (original music and sound design), Jon Driscoll (projection design ), Lynne Page (choreographer and movement director), Ben Furey (dialect coach) and Julie McBride (music director).


Production Photos: Ink on Broadway