Riding the Midnight Express Tickets

For the first time New York audeinces will experience Billy Hayes' harrowing story about escaping from a Turkish prison in the stage adaptation of the best-selling book and Oscar-winning film, Riding the Midnight Express.

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First he wrote the best-selling book. Then came the Oscar- winning movie.

Now live on stage – performed by the man who lived it. For the first time, Billy Hayes recounts his time in a Turkish prison and his brazen, harrowing escape. Witness the true, mesmerizing story that captivated imaginations around the world. Meet Billy, up close and personal. You’ll never forget his cautionary, yet uplifting tale.

Hayes reveals aspects of his adventures never before told, elaborates on many instances portrayed in the film version, and corrects some of the plot-lines and scenes that were fictionalized for the movie.


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