1960: Two Trains Running | Directed by Michele Shay

Anthony Chisholm as Memphis in 'Two Trains Running'

Two Trains Running is set in 1969 in Pittsburgh's Hill District. It tells the story of a local diner owner who fights to stay open as a municipal project encroaches on his establishment. His regulars must deal with racial inequality and the turbulent, changing times. 

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CAST:

MEMPHIS..........Chuck Cooper

WOLF..............John Earl Jelks

RISA..............Roslyn Ruff

HOLLOWAY......James A. Williams

STERLING........Owiso Odera

HAMBONE........Anthony Chisholm

WEST.............Harvy Blanks

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Ron Cephas Jones and Owiso Odera backstage before the performance. 

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The video team behind The Greene Space's live webcasts: Marika Hacking, Bliss Holloway, Video Producer David Mc Lean and Carlo De Jesus.

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Hollis King, set designer for August Wilson's American Century Cycle, backstage in The Green Space.

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Backstage with Owiso Odera, going over his lines, and James A. Williams.

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Ron Cephas Jones backstage before his performance as Wolf in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

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In the green room with Stephen McKinley Henderson, associate artistic director of August Wilson's American Century Cycle, and actor Anthony Chisholm.

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A peek on stage at the actors' scripts before The Greene Space's presentation of August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

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The cast of Two Trains Running and director Michele Shay join in a prayer circle before the performance.

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Director Michele Shay and actor Harvy Blanks.

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The cast of The Greene Space's reading of August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

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Anthony Chisholm as Memphis in 'Two Trains Running'
Anthony Chisholm as Memphis in 'Two Trains Running'

Anthony Chisholm as Memphis.

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James A. Williams as Holloway, Ron Cehpas Jones as Wolf, Harvy Blanks as West and Anthony Chisholm as Memphis.

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Tracie Thoms as Risa in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.

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Ron Cephas Jones

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James A. Williams

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Keith Randolph Smith (far right) reading as Hambone in Two Trains Running.

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Tracie Thoms and Owiso Odera

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Ron Cephas Jones and Harvy Blanks

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Keith Randolph Smith

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Paying tribute to an American master.

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