1960: Two Trains Running | Directed by Michele Shay

Friday, April 24, 2015

Anthony Chisholm as Memphis in 'Two Trains Running' (Matthew Septimus)

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. 

Directed by Michele Shay and featuring Anthony Chisholm, Ron Cephas Jones, Tracie Thoms, James A. Williams, Owiso Odera, Keith Randolph Smith and 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.

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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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