The production will run for a limited engagement through January 25. In addition to Jackman, The River stars Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo in their Broadway debuts. Related Shows View Comments The River Show Closed This production ended its run on Feb. 8, 2015 Directed by Ian Rickson, The River is Butterworth’s follow-up to the Tony-nominated Jerusalem. The play, which had an acclaimed run helmed by Rickson in 2012 at London’s Royal Court Theatre, tells the story of a man and a woman in a remote cabin on the cliffs on a moonless night. Wolverine is back on the Great White Way! Tony winner and Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman begins performances in Jez Butterworth’s The River on October 31. Opening night is set for November 16 at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre.