Jason appeared in the leading role of Joe in Golden Boy at the Greenwich Theatre The show has music by Charles Strauss, lyrics Lee Adams with original Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson and revised Book & Lyrics Rick Jacobs.
” As Joe, a lean Jason Pennycooke suggests a boxer with some brains as well as brawn and demonstrates natty footwork both on the dance floor and in the ring. After the Greenwich run , this certainly deserves to go a few extra rounds.”- Evening Standard
“One of the best things about the evening besides the tremendous array of terrific black talent on stage, is the way it shows ordinary black people struggling in a white man’s world. The major performances are a knockout – particularly from Jason Pennycooke as the wiry and rather winsome Joe.” – The Guardian
“Jason Pennycooke as the young hopeful Joe balances a superb physical performance with a fine tenor voice. Pennycooke grows into his character naturally through the songs.”- The Stage