There’s a controversial new president in the White House, and racial tensions are on the rise.
It is Pittsburgh, 1969, and the regulars of Memphis Lee’s restaurant are struggling to cope with the turbulence of a rapidly changing world. The diner is in threat of being torn down, a casualty of the city’s renovation project that is sweeping away the buildings of a community, but not its spirit.
The iconic American playwright August Wilson paints a vivid portrait of everyday lives in this defining moment of American history.
TWO TRAINS RUNNING is a masterpiece about everyday lives in the shadow of great events, and unsung men and women who are anything but ordinary. - Variety
A Royal & Dergate, Nothampton and English Touring Theatre co-production
Supported by The Royal Theatrical Support Trust
£19.50 (£10.50 under 26)