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Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train Tickets

Trafalgar TheatreLondon

By Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Esther Baker
Presented by Synergy Theatre Project
Performed by a company of professional and ex-prisoner actors

'You killed eight people, man… say your prayers twenty-four hours a day, it don’t mean shit!'

Protective Custody: Rikers Island, NY. Impressionable Angel and serial killer Lucius – two convicts set on a collision course – wrestle with God, their demons and a brutal system which shows no mercy.

Synergy works with prisoners and ex-prisoners, producing shows both in theatres and within prisons, delivering education projects for young people and new writing initiatives to develop playwrights from prison.

'Rare and remarkable… this is a drama that cries out for attention – and richly rewards it.  The acting in Esther Baker's shattering production is tremendous' Daily Telegraph on The Long Road