Window on the Work: Two Trains Running
Get a backstage look at the production, design, casting, and rehearsal process at MTC
August Wilson’s Two Trains Running is his seventh of ten plays in The American Century Cycle chronicling the African American experience in the 20th Century.
In 1969 Pittsburgh amidst the Civil Rights Movement and the start of Black Power, restaurant owner Memphis Lee fights to sell his diner for a fair price, as it’s slated for demolition. Memphis and his regulars confront their changing neighborhood, struggle to make ends meet, and strive to step towards a better life.
This is the fifth August Wilson play produced by MTC and will be directed by Dawn Monique Williams.
In collaboration with the Marin Theatre Company.
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