Brenson Thomas will play Gabriel in the world premiere of James Ijames’ “Abandon” through May 21 at Theatre Exile. — Paola Nogueras

South Philadelphia-based theater company Theatre Exile presents the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner James Ijames’ play “Abandon,” which continues through May 21.

“Abandon” is about Joshua, a young man kicked out of his house one night by his mercurial older brother Chris. Cold and desperate for food, he ends up breaking into the home of Louella, an elderly woman haunted by the ghost of her late son Gabriel.

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