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Two Trains Running Trailer

Nancy Medina's production of August Wilson's Two Trains Running

“Beautifully acted and stirringly intense” The Times ★★★★

“Intense, touching performances. A cracking revival” Daily Mail ★★★★

“The richness of Wilson’s characters makes them a joy to watch. Superbly acted.” The Guardian ★★★★


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. When  Two Trains Running  opened on Broadway in 1992 it’s legendary premiere won TONY and Drama Desk Awards. Directed by the 2018 winner of the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award,  Nancy Medina, this major revival will introduce this Pulitzer Prize shortlisted modern classic to UK-wide audiences for the first time.