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Two Trains Running by August Wilson

Now through April 1, 2018 • Fri. & Sat. 7:30 p.m./Sun. 3 p.m.
Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center
5340 North Interstate Ave., Portland

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What our audiences are saying:

“Just saw Two Trains Running at PassinArt and wow! Great work- people please support this wonderful group of artists and this brilliant play by the late great August Wilson- one of the top ten best playwrights in American history.... Don't miss it!”  — Brenda H.

“...so impressed with huge talent on that small stage. I've offered tickets to my colleagues”  — Beth H.

“When we walked in we were impressed by the beautiful set which was only the beginning of a magnificent presentation. We have seen this before and knew what to expect. However, this gut wrenching story of the 60's life in black Pittsburgh's Hill District, was the best we have seen... Go and see this because you won't have a better opportunity to see this powerful piece.”  — Leonard M.

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The Civil Rights Movement is sweeping across Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1969 and Memphis Lee’s diner scheduled to be torn down, a casualty of the City’s renovation project (economic development). Struggling to cope with the rapidly changing world, Memphis and diner regulars fight to hang onto their solidarity and sense of community.
“Director William Earl Ray’s PassinArt actors play the thing a bit like a good blues band, delivering their lines in an array of timbres, tones, and speeds, from the quizzical uptick of veteran Wrick Jones’s Memphis to the mirthful jangle of Kenneth Dembo’s bookie Wolf to the deliberative modulations of Jerry Foster’s undertaker/real-estate player West...”  — Bob Hicks, Oregon Artwatch

Read Bob Hick's full review.

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This event is sponsored by Ronni Lacroute, MRG FoundationThe Collins Foundation and Prosper Portland.

Photos by Kyra Sanford

"Two Trains Running" is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
PassinArt: A Theatre Company is an African American producing theatre company whose mission is to entertain, educate, and inspire artists and audiences while addressing critical issues facing our community; and to celebrate our history and culture.

This season's productions are funded in part by Ronni LaCroute.

 
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