2010Trafalgar Studios

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

You killed eight people, man… say your prayers twenty-four hours a day, it don’t mean shit!

Protective Custody: Rikers Island, NY. Impressionable Angel and serial killer Lucius – two convicts set on a collision course – wrestle with God, their demons and a brutal system which shows no mercy.

The production was performed and stage managed by a cast and crew of professionals, ex-prisoners and an ex-prison officer.

Written by
Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by
Esther Baker
Set design by
Katy McPhee
Lighting design by
Tony Simpson
Sound and video by
Tom Hackley & Chris Swain
Ricky Copp, Denise Gough, Amir Hezareh, Ricky Fearon, Dominic Taylor
Evening Standard
Outstanding performances illuminate this thought-provoking transatlantic hit
The Telegraph
Gritty, harrowing, very funny
A runaway success: intense, highly charged, darkly comic and claustrophobic

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