Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train


Inside the lockdown wing of Rikers Island prison, a frightened young man accused of murdering a cult leader is confronted with a charismatic born-again serial killer and a sadistic guard. Will one man's redemption lead to another's damnation?
Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train at the Young Vic

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Overview


Genre: Black comedy
Venue: Young Vic
Started: Thursday 14 February 2019
Closes: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


From Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (The Motherfucker with the Hat), a dark comedy about the contradictory nature of faith.


Inside the lockdown wing of Rikers Island prison, a frightened young man accused of murdering a cult leader is confronted with a charismatic born-again serial killer and a sadistic guard.


Will one man's redemption lead to another's damnation?


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Box office tel: 020 7922 2922

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 14 February 2019

Press night:Wednesday 20 February 2019

Closes:Wednesday 20 March 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

(except 20 Feb)


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm

(except 16 & 20 Feb)


Tickets


Previews:
£10, £20, £25 (14 to 19 Feb)

Standard:
£10, £20, £30, £40

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Access information


Captioned performance 14 March, 7.30pm


Audio described performance 20 March, 2.30pm


Cast


Oberon K. A. Adjepong

Matthew Douglas

Dervla Kirwan

Ukweli Roach

Joplin Sibtain


Creatives


Author: Stephen Adly Guirgis
Director: Kate Hewitt
Set designer: Magda Willi
Costume designer: Kinnetia Isidore
Lighting: Guy Hoare
Sound: Peter Rice
Movement: Imogen Knight

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