“GALVANIZING…a great demonstration of theater’s power to build emotional bridges.” – Peter Marks, The Washington Post
Welcome to The Jungle where cultures collide and thousands dream of crossing the English Channel to the possibility of freedom. Laughter, tears, allegiances, and prayers are shared by this extraordinary community of refugees caught up in a global crisis beyond their control.
STC teams up with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to bring this exclusive theatrical experience to Washington after sold-out runs in the West End and in New York. Co-directed by Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry (An Inspector Calls, The Crown) and Justin Martin, this “thrilling…ravishing…devastating” play (The New York Times) immerses the audience in the camp’s environment “to astonishing emotional effect” (The New Yorker).
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STC and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company have curated a series of wraparound enrichment events to help bring audiences into the world of The Jungle. We have also partnered with a number of local and national organizations to explore the message of the production. Help us expand awareness of The Jungle and leverage its impact on the nation’s capital by getting involved by joining us for any (or all) of these engaging events.
We don’t want to give away any ‘spoilers’ but we do want to note that the production may cause distress or trigger challenging emotions for some audience members. Click “Read More” below for full content warnings (with spoilers).
Writers & Co-Artistic Directors of Good Chance: Joe Murphy & Joe Robertson
Co-Director: Stephen Daldry, Justin Martin
Set Designer: Miriam Buether
Costume Designer: Catherine Kodicek
Lighting Designer: Jon Clark
Sound Designer: Paul Arditti
Composer: John Pfumojena
Video Designer: Tristan Shepherd, Duncan McLean
Casting Director: Julia Horan, Cdg
Resident Casting Director: Danica Rodriguez
Music Director: Sunny Jain
Associate Director: Jocelyn Cox
Resident Director: Ed Burnside
Tour Booking and Management: Pemberley Productions
Production Manager: Stuart Tucker
Company Manager: Wyn Williams
Production Stage Manager: Georgia Bird
Stage Manager: Maddie Sidi
Deputy Stage Manager: Jasmin Hay
Assistant Stage Manager: Caroline Englander
All titles, artists, and dates subject to change.
Michael R. Klein and Joan I. Fabry
Ralph and Bobbi Terkowitz
This project is supported in part by
Jerrilyn Andrews and Donald Hesse
Michael Beriss and Jean Carlson
Monica and David Dixon
Abbe Lowell and Molly Meegan
Michael and Maureen McMurphy and the Patrick Michael McMurphy Memorial Foundation
The health and well-being of our patrons, artists, and staff are our top priority at STC. Based on audience surveys, CDC recommendations, and the countless hours of work and data analysis of our in-house Covid-19 Committee, STC has developed (and will continue to develop) policies and procedures to best serve everyone entering our theatre and spaces.
All performances in STC spaces are MASK RECOMMENDED.