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“SCABROUS, HARD-CORE, FASCINATING AND FUNNY.”
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
EXTENDED THROUGH FEBRUARY 17!
by ROLIN JONES
directed by JACKSON GAY
Atlantic Stage 2, 330 W 16th St.
In this wild theatrical adventure, we plunge into the hard-boiled, bizarre world of professional roller derby in New York during the late 1950’s. When Jack Lovington, a lovelorn Brooklynite, joins up with the rough and tumble New York Bombers, little does he know that his life is about to be turned completely upside down and that he’s about to find himself on a most unexpected rollercoaster ride.
Rolin Jones’ Atlantic debut, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, was a Pulitzer prize finalist. After several seasons writing for the television shows “Weeds,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Boardwalk Empire,” Rolin returns to Atlantic with a romantic urban fable for our time.
Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm
Opening Night – Tuesday, January 22
NO LATE SEATING.
STORM UPDATE: As of Friday (12pm), all performances of The Jammer will take place as scheduled. For questions, please contact Ticket Central at 212.279.4200 (open noon to 8pm daily).
Rolin Jones Writes A “Big ‘Ol Dumb Comedy”
REVIEW – The New York Times
Roller Derby Exerts Its Pull on Everyman
REVIEW – Associated Press
‘The Jammer’ is bouncy, roller derby fun.
REVIEW – The Daily News
Roller-derby fable is right on track at Atlantic Theater
REVIEW – TimeOut NY
Four Stars for The Jammer
CHECK OUT THESE LOCAL ROLLER DERBY GROUPS
(Assistant Stage Manager) Atlantic Theater Company: Happy Hour, Bluebird. Off-Broadway: The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures (The Public Theater), Gruesome Playground Injuries (2econd Stage Theatre). NYC: The Thalia Follies: Judgment Day (Symphony Space), Uncle Vanya, The Ugly One (Soho Rep), Make Mine Manhattan (Unsung Musicals Co.), Crazy, Just Like Me (NYMF 2011), Edgewise (The Play Co./Page 73), Whore (Summer Play Festival 2010). Regional: Dinner With Friends (Westport Country Playhouse).