Two Trains Running

Play - Original

Walter Kerr Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 7, 1992
  • Opening Date: April 13, 1992
  • Closing Date: August 30, 1992
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 160

Playwright: August Wilson

Synopsis

In 1969 in Pittsburgh's Hill District, the owner of a local diner fights to stay open as a municipal project encroaches on his establishment. His regulars must deal with racial inequality and the turbulent, changing times.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

August Wilson August Wilson Writer
  Lloyd Richards Director
  Tony Fanning Scenic Design
  Chrisi Karvonides Costume Design
  Geoff Korf Lighting Design
  Laurel Ann Wilson General Manager
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Laurence Fishburne Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Best American Play August Wilson Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Play Roscoe Lee Browne Nominee
1992 Outstanding Debut Performance Laurence Fishburne Winner
1992 Outstanding Debut Performance Cynthia Martells Winner
1992 Outstanding Director Lloyd Richards Nominee
1992 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Theatre World Award Laurence Fishburne Winner
1992 Theatre World Award Al White Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Featured Actor in a Play Roscoe Lee Browne Nominee
1992 Featured Actor in a Play Laurence Fishburne Winner
1992 Featured Actress in a Play Cynthia Martells Nominee
1992 Play   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 30, 1992 13 $207,376
-
$25,551 $27.95
-
7420
945
8
0
98.15% 2.67%
Aug. 23, 1992 12 $181,825
-
$2,111 $25.19
-
7218
945
8
0
95.48% 0.60%
Aug. 16, 1992 11 $179,714
-
$14,143 $25.05
-
7173
945
8
0
94.88% 3.73%
Aug. 9, 1992 10 $165,571
-
- $24.03
-
6891
945
8
0
91.15% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $734,486
-
  $25.56 28702
30240
32
0
94.91 %  
Cumulative
  $3,043,768
-
  $22.91
$0.00
132923
157815
160
7
84.23 %  
 
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