Two Trains Running
by August Wilson
directed by Juliette Carrillo
produced in association with Arena Stage
January 12, 2018 – February 11, 2018
Bagley Wright Theatre
There’s a new president in the White House, and racial tensions are on the rise. No, it’s not 2018, it’s 1969. At a critical moment in the Civil Rights movement Memphis is forced to consider selling his restaurant to the city of Pittsburgh as urban planning eats away at his beloved neighborhood. Featuring a captivating slice-of-life cast of characters, Two Trains Running is celebrated playwright August Wilson’s portrait of a defining moment in American history.
- Run time is approximately three hours including one intermission.
- Note: There will be explicit language throughout this production.
“In the world of August Wilson, just because the jukebox is broken doesn’t mean the music has died.” – The New York Times