Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train to Extend Young Vic Run

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train Review at the Young Vic. Photo by Johan Persson
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train Rat the Young Vic. Photo by Johan Persson

The Young Vic today announces an extension, due to popular demand, of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train. The critically-acclaimed production, directed by Kate Hewitt, now runs until Saturday 6 April, and will include a Relaxed Performance on Wednesday 3 April.

The cast includes Oberon K. A. Adjepong (Lucius Jenkins), Matthew Douglas (D’Amico), Ukweli Roach (Angel Cruz) and Joplin Sibtain (Valdez).

From Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (The Motherf*cker with the Hat), comes this critically-acclaimed dark comedy about the American justice system and 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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