Jesus Hopped The A Train

Opened: March 2002

Arts Theatre

General Managed

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Originally produced by LAByrinth Theatre and transferred from the Donmar Warehouse to the Arts Theatre, West End.

Jesus Hopped the A Train tells the story of several inmates of Rikers Prison who are awaiting charges for murder. Angel Cruz is a young Puerto Rican man incarcerated for shooting a cult leader after said person ‘stole’ his best friend. When the cult leader dies during surgery, Angel suddenly finds himself facing murder charges.

Awards & Nominations


Olivier Award Best New Play