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  • The New York Times

    A riveting work from the recipient of the 2006 PEN Literary Award for Drama, which cites Guirgis as "creating a theatre that feels vital, political, intimate and undeniably of the moment." An intense, chilling take on life behind bars, Jesus Hopped the "A" Train strikes a fine balance of "intellectual vigor and sophistication on the one hand and so much anguished passion on the other.

Cast & creative team


  • Charlie d'Amico
    Marco Greco
  • Mary Beth Harnahan
    Janel Moloney
  • Angel Cruz
    Joe Quintero
  • Lucius Jenkins
    Charlie Robinson
  • Valdez
    David Zayas


  • Richard Masur