Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah has announced the full cast for Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Gurgis, Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train is set inside a high-security prison in New York. As a young man is faced with a serial killer and the prison guards, the play offers an insightful look into the workings of the American justice system in a story where good and evil battle one another. Casting for Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train includes Matthew Douglas, who has previously starred in An Inspector Calls at the Playhouse Theatre.
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train
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?