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August Wilson’s Two Trains Running
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August Wilson’s Two Trains Running

Sophina Brown
The Matrix Theatre
7657 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA , 90046

It is Pittsburgh, 1969, and the regulars of Memphis Lee's restaurant are struggling to cope with the turbulence of a world that is changing rapidly around them and fighting back when they can.  The diner is scheduled to be torn down, a casualty of the city's renovation project that is sweeping away the buildings of a community, but not its spirit.  For just as sure as an inexorable future looms right around the corner, these people of "loud voices and big hearts" continue to search, to falter, to persevere, to hope.  With compassion, humor, and a superb sense of place and time, Wilson paints a vivid portrait of everyday lives in the shadow of great events, and of unsung men and women who are anything but ordinary.

January 26 - March 3, 2019
sundays:
2:00pm
thursdays:
8:00pm
fridays:
8:00pm
saturdays:
2:00pm & 8:00pm
Genre: See Description
Box Office: 3238521445