Jesus Hopped The "A" Train

Performance Dates

Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith, Angel Cruz is a 30-year-old bicycle messenger awaiting trial for the death of the leader of a religious cult. Inside Rikers Island, a terrified Angel is befriended by a charismatic serial killer named Lucius Jenkins. Lucius has found God and been born again, and now, Angel's life and the course of his trial will be changed forever.This Olivier Award Nominated play is "fire-breathing…[a] probing, intense portrait of lives behind bars.”- The New York Times

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
130 minutes


Angel Cruz
Lucius Jenkins
Mary Jane Hanrahan

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