About This Show

Roelf, a train driver, has spent weeks searching for the identities of a mother and child he unintentionally killed with his train. After a fruitless journey through shanty towns, he encounters an old gravedigger named Simon who helps the desperate man unburden his conscience.

Based on a true story, The Train Driver is a soulful exploration of guilt, suffering, and the powerful bonds that grow between strangers.

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: August 14, 2012 Opening Night: September 9, 2012 Final Performance: September 23, 2012

Theatermania Review

| | September 9, 2012
Athol Fugard’s new drama, about two men who meet in a graveyard following a tragedy, never reaches the stirring heights of some of the playwright’s other pieces.

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