JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN
by Stephen Adly Guirgis
directed by Mark Brokaw
Signature Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY. October 3, 2017 — November 12, 2017
Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy) begins his Residency at Signature with a revival of his darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith, Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw. 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.
The cast includes Erick Betancourt, Reg E. Cathey, Ricardo Chavira, Stephanie DiMaggio, Victor Rasuk.