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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton. The production will star Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2020
During this uncertain time for the nation and the arts community, 1st Stage remains committed to creating diverse, modern work by leading playwrights and performers. Despite the prolonged theatre closure necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company delights in bringing you the same quality of beautiful, emotional, relatable stories that you could have otherwise seen on our stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2022
WAM Theatre will present Cadillac Crew by Tori Sampson (If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must be a Muhfucka, Playwrights Horizons; This Land Was Made), directed by taneisha duggan (Jesus Hopped the “A” Train, University of Hartford; Blue Door, Juilliard), featuring returning WAM actors Cate Alston, MaConnia Chesser,  and Alicia M.P. Nelson; and debuting Kyra Davis on the WAM stage. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022
Cost of Living begins previews tonight, September 13, on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the show to life here!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 28, 2019
Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven begins previews Thursday, November 14th and will open Monday, December 9th for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019
All at once a sharp and powerful tale of family, gentrification, and social injustice, COAL MINE THEATRE is proud to announce its upcoming presentation of Stephen Adly Guirgis's Pulitzer Prize-winning BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Gina Wilkinson Prize-winner Kelli Fox. The play, making its long-awaited Toronto Premiere, features remarkable performances by leading talent like Claire Armstrong, Sergio Di Zio, Allegra Fulton, Jai Jai Jones, Zarrin Darnell-Martin, Nabil Rajo, and Alexander Thomas. Presented at COAL MINE THEATRE, November 24 - December 22, 2019 (Opening night November 27).
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021
Following successful productions in Belgrade, Dublin and New York City, Different Translation is pleased to announce The Baby Monitor, a crucial new play exploring same-sex parenting, surrogacy, race, family values, and the repercussions of making assumptions, will be presented in Italy as part of the second edition of the OnStage! Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2021
Following successful productions in Belgrade, Dublin and New York City, Different Translation will present The Baby Monitor, a crucial play exploring same-sex parenting, surrogacy, race, family values, and the repercussions of making assumptions, at Italy's OnStage! Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021
Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play, Clyde's, officially begins previews tonight, November 3, at Second Stage's Broadway home, The Hayes Theater. Meet the cast bringing this new play to Broadway below!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) announces a one week extension for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company. The production, which opens on Monday, December 9th will now play through Sunday, December 29th, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019
Hub Theatre Company of Boston will finish their seventh season with the darkly comedic courtroom drama The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, by Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony Award nominated playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by award winning local favorite Steven Bogart.
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steve Maler, together with the City of Boston and Mayor Kim Janey, have announced the Company's plans to return to live performance this summer with its 25th anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the new musical HOOD. Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2020
LAByrinth Theater Company will reunite much of the original Off-Broadway cast for a virtual reading of Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Adly Guirgis.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2020
Long Day's Journey into Night opens on March 17th 2020 at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury, featuring actors of color and exploring Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play through the lens of African-American experiences.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020
Synchromy and Harp Society LA Present PLAY NICE, An Evening of Harp Duets, on March 26th, 2020 at 8pm at Occidental's Bird Studio. The event will feature a world premiere performance of a newly commissioned work, NCTRN V by Nicholas Deyoe. All other works are by living composers.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022
4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston’s home for extraordinary performances up close, is proud to present the Houston Premiere production of the explosive Pulitzer Prize Finalist play GLORIA by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020
LAByrinth Theater Company (John Ortiz, Artistic Director; Aaron Roman Weiner, Associate Artistic Director) begins rehearsals today for its latest world premiere production, Bees and Honey. The intimate two-hander from Guadalís Del Carmen, about a pair of Dominican New Yorkers traversing love and loss, will play the Cherry Lane Theatre, where LAB is the Company in Residence, from March 27-April 25. Opening night is set for Monday, April 6. Tickets, priced at $35 during previews and $40 for all other performances, can be purchased at www.labtheater.org/season.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020
4th Wall Theatre is proud to present the Houston premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis's Pulitzer Prize winning play a?oeBetween Riverside and Crazy.a??
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020
At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
signature Theatre’s SigSpace will present the first-ever installation from Quiara Alegría Hudes and Sean Ortiz’s Emancipated Stories project, designed by Yazmany Arboleda with Emmanuel Oni and featuring letter-writing sessions and pop-up performances produced in collaboration with The Fortune Society.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Red Bull Theater today announced the eight world premieres in this year’s Short New Play Festival 2022. This in-person event is the latest installment of Red Bull’s renowned annual new play festival of classically inspired ten-minute plays.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021
4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston's home for extraordinary performances up close, is excited to announce its Co-Founder, Kim Tobin-Lehl, will become the company's first Resident Artist beginning in the company's 2021-2022 season.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting and performance dates for the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (72 Miles to Go..., By The Way, Meet Vera Stark).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020
Instead of the annual production on the Common, CSC will present an online script-in-hand performance on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM, as a benefit to support CSC's 2021 production on the Boston Common, with the previously announced cast led by John Douglas Thompson* in the role of Prospero.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020
Full casting is announced today on Synergy's searing play The Special Relationship at Soho Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2022
Scar Tissue, a bold new play by Victoria Fragnito, today released a first look at production photos for the world premiere engagement. Get a first look at the show below. 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020
4th Wall Theatre will present the Houston premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis's Pulitzer Prize winning play a?oeBetween Riverside and Crazy.a?? Audiences who loved 4th Wall's 2018 production of Guirgis's a?oeJesus Hopped the 'A' Traina?? will be thrilled to see another of his works, one that the 2015 Pulitzer Prize committee called a?oea nuanced, beautifully written play that uses dark comedy to confront questions of life and death.a?? A new American classic, this play follows a retired NYC cop fighting down forces much larger than himself from within a collapsing, rent-controlled apartment. Swirling around him are a host of larger-than-life characters sure to captivate audiences.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 19, 2021
TNT has ordered a third season of its hit sci-fi thriller “Snowpiercer,” cable’s #1 new drama series. Season two premieres on Monday, January 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 15, 2020
TNT's post-apocalyptic sci-fi series Snowpiercer will premiere Sunday, May 31, at 9:00pm ET/PT. Based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel series and the film from Golden Globe® Award winner Bong Joon Ho (Parasite), the new series stars Oscar® winner Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Tony Award® winner Daveed Diggs.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022
The world premiere of Scar Tissue, a bold new play by Victoria Fragnito, begins performances this Thursday, January 13th on the Steve and Marie Sgouros Theatre at The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2021
Connecticut Repertory Theatre continues its 2020-21 virtual season with Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen by Tennessee Williams, directed by Dexter Singleton. All performances will  be presented online, beginning on Thursday evening February 18 at 7:30pm, and continuing through  Sunday, February 21 at 2:00pm. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2020
KCAT has announced its 16th Season of productions, showcasing the leading professional theater talent in Kansas City.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020
LAByrinth Theater Company (John Ortiz, Artistic Director; Aaron Roman Weiner, Associate Artistic Director) is pleased to announce Guadalís Del Carmen's Bees and Honey as the company's 2020 mainstage production. The world premiere, selected following a reading as part of LAB's 2020 Barn Series, will play the Cherry Lane Theatre, where LAB is the Company in Residence, from March 27-April 25. Opening night is set for Monday, April 6. Tickets, priced at $35 during previews and $40 for all other performances, go on sale February 25 and can be purchased at www.labtheater.org/season.
by Louis Train - Feb 1, 2020
Lucius is an exuberant, charismatic serial killer who claims to have found God while incarcerated. His exact religious philosophy is unclear - he preaches justice but cannot account for his own atrocities.  Angel was arrested for shooting the leader of a dangerous religious cult. He doesn't think he's done anything wrong, but he lacks Lucius'  energy and confidence; whereas Lucius can convince himself - and others - that God loves all sinners, Angel is plagued by doubts, first in the competence of his attorney, and, eventually, in himself.
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2020
Daveed Diggs, best known to Broadway fans for his role as Thomas Jefferson/Lafayette in Hamilton, has released a Hanukkah song!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 30, 2021
Announced today is the world premiere of Scar Tissue, a bold new play by Victoria Fragnito, who makes her NYC playwrighting debut. Featuring direction by Jenn Susi and music by Kristin Sgarro, Scar Tissue is set to premiere on the Steve and Marie Sgouros Theatre at The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street) with performances beginning Thursday, January 13, and set to run through Sunday, January 30, 2022.
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2020
Daveed talks about working during the pandemic, celebrating “Meat Fest” with his family and friends, writing a Hanukkah song for kids, being cast as Sebastian the crab in the new live action remake of The Little Mermaid, Lin-Manuel Miranda, his Disney-Pixar movie Soul, and playing in the high school band.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021
Emerging playwright, Victoria Fragnito makes her NYC full production debut with Scar Tissue, a bold new play debuting on the Steve and Marie Sgouros stage at the Players Theatre January 13, 2022. The play will run through January 30, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2019
In America, foreign nationals can be deported after serving prison sentences. Some of them are British.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019
Last night, the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced by Atlantic Theater Company and LAByrinth Theater Company, opened Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company announces a one week extension for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company. The critically acclaimed production, which opened on Monday, December 9th will now play through Sunday, January 5th, 2020 Off-Broadway at Atlantic's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by Review Roundups - Dec 10, 2019
Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis takes his style to another level in this world premiere play about the harrowing, humorous, and heartbreaking inner workings of a women's halfway house in New York City, helmed by John Ortiz (LAByrinth Artistic Director) in his Off-Broadway directing debut. Atlantic is thrilled to partner with LAByrinth Theater Company to present Guirgis' first new play since Atlantic Theater Company's 2014 award-winning production of Between Riverside and Crazy.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022
Stephen Adly Guirgis’s brilliant Pulitzer Prize winner Between Riverside and Crazy begins a 4-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, August 18. See photos from the production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020
Kansas City Actors Theatre has released the following statement:
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2021
San Francisco Playhouse has announced casting and streaming dates for Shoot Me When…, a new play written by Ruben Grijalva and commissioned by San Francisco Playhouse. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020
4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston's home for extraordinary performances up close, has announced its 10th anniversary season.

Jesus Hopped the A train Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Jesus Hopped the A train have their been?
Jesus Hopped the A train has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2000 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What awards has Jesus Hopped the A train been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Philip Seymour Hoffman.

What awards has Jesus Hopped the A train won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Philip Seymour Hoffman.

What productions of Jesus Hopped the A train have there been?
Jesus Hopped the A train has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2000 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.