March 28–April 16, 2023  


Co-presented with Shakespeare Theatre Company at Sidney Harman Hall

A St. Ann’s Warehouse and Good Chance production
By Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson
Directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin
Regional Premiere

Presented at Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Welcome to the Jungle: a camp of stateless citizens outside Calais, France, the temporary home for thousands of people searching for refuge, forced to build a new society from nothing, at the crossroads of cultures and countries. Residents from Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, and a host of other countries share their stories of loss, fear, community, and hope as they dream of crossing the English Channel to begin a new life. Framed with “poignancy and power” (The New York Times Critic’s Pick), THE JUNGLE is an extraordinary panorama of people suffering and dreaming, surviving and living, coming together in a time of crisis. Woolly teams up with Shakespeare Theatre Company to bring this immersive theatrical experience to DC, in which “theatre shakes hands with the world” (The Sunday Times).  

Vera Gurpinar (little girl kneeling), Ammar Haj Ahmad (clapping), Yasin Moradi (arms outstretched), Elham Ehsas (in vest)
Vera Gurpinar (little girl kneeling), Ammar Haj Ahmad (clapping), Yasin Moradi (arms outstretched), Elham Ehsas (in vest)

NOTE: THE JUNGLE is not included on Woolly Mammoth’s Golden Ticket. Golden Ticket holders and Shakespeare Theatre Company subscribers will receive priority to purchase tickets starting August 15.Tickets for The Jungle are not on sale for the general public, but are available in a special pre-sale for Woolly Mammoth Golden Ticket holders. The pre-sale can be accessed by calling Shakespeare Theatre Company at 202.547.1122 and identifying as a Golden Ticket holder and providing the email address you use for Woolly Mammoth purchases. 

Production sponsorship generously provided by Ralph and Bobbi Terkowitz.