The Jammer

by Rolin Jones, directed by Jackson Gay, Atlantic Theater Company, NYC
costumes: Jessica Ford, lighting: Paul Whitaker, sound: Broken Chord

cast: Patch Darragh, Todd Weeks, Greg Stuhr, Keira Naughton, Billy Eugene Jones, Kate Rigg, Jeanine Serralles, Dan Domingues, Christopher Jackson

additional photos by Kevin Thomas Garcia

 

"The richest pleasures come from Jackson Gay's staging and cunning design in the sets (Wilson Chin, transforming the tiny theatre into a vast array of Eastern Seaboard locales) that successfully amplifies the script's latent fairy-tale nature. This evening is clearly intended as little more than an airy confection, but at least it's an expertly coated one."– Matthew Murray, Talkin' Broadway

"Wilson Chin's cartoonish set design amusingly suggests everything from antique phone booths to the Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster in which the actors bounce around."– Frank Scheck, New York Post

"The production adds several layers to the story that make it more fun to watch, from the two-dimensional cardboard cutouts that stand in for the remaining teammates, to Wilson Chin's remarkably versatile and compact set."– Wayne Hoffman, Capital New York

"The bright colorful scenes are filled out with cardboard extras and zany cartoonish backdrops. The shameless mugging and sight gags make this scrappy metatheatrical throwdown a goofy delight."– David Cote, NY1