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Two Trains Running

September 27, 2018 - October 21, 2018 Second Stage at Walker Farm Back to Shows & Events
Two Trains Running

An intimate portrait of extraordinary challenge and change.

Written by August Wilson.

As urban planning threatens the demise of a popular lunch counter in Pittsburgh’s close-knit Hill District, owner Memphis struggles with whether or not to sell, and at what cost. Wilson’s intimate portrait of a time of extraordinary challenge and change in our country is Weston’s 4th annual American Masters play.

Curtain Times

Friday and Saturday Evenings at 7:30 pm 
Saturday Matinees at 2:00 pm
Sunday Matinee at 3:00 pm


Location: Second Stage at Walker Farm, 705 Main St, Weston, VT
Run Time: Approx. 2 hour 45 minutes
Ticket Price: $43. Does not include sales tax or possible fees.

Directors Talk

Join us for a Directors Talk before the Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28 performances! Talks will begin promptly at 7:05 in the theatre space. Doors will be closed for entry while the talk is happening and will reopen for general show seating as soon as the talk is over. Show begins at 7:30 pm. Please let us know if you have any questions or need any special seating for your party. 

Press & Reviews

Review: "A magnificent production with vibrant performances! The audience is seated so close that they're nearly inside the diner, part of the neighborhood." [Seven Days
Review: "This fine production closes the summer-into-fall season with a bang. It will grab your emotions. It will make you think and laugh. It will speak to you." [Chester Telegraph
Review: "A love story about everyday people. Excellent ensemble work!" [Rutland Herald
Review: "Well Acted. Well Directed. Well Produced! Vibrantly alive and pertinent..." [Berkshire Bright Focus
Preview: "A wonderfully funny, rich tapestry of characters. There are lots of laughs, lots of smiles we’ve been discovering, as well as the depth of emotions..." [Rutland Herald

Production Photos: Two Trains Running


The Cast

Wolf - Cary Hite*
Memphis - Raphael Peacock*
Risa - Eboni Flowers*
Holloway - Guiesseppe Jones*
Hambone - Beethovan Oden*
Sterling - Bernard Gilbert*
West - Lawrence Evans*
* indicates member of Actors' Equity Association

Creative Team

Director - Reginald L. Douglas
Scenic Designer - Alexander Woodward
Costume Designer - Sarita Fellows
Lighting Designer - Amith Chandrashaker
Sound Designer - Sinan Refik Zafar
Production Stage Manager - Martin Lechner*
* indicates member of Actors' Equity Association


Meet the Cast of "Two Trains Running"


Want to learn more?

Click here to download the Show Notes!

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