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The Train Driver

— Signature Theatre Company presents Athol Fugard's drama, based on a true story.


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.

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What Is The Train Driver Like?
The Train Driver features a cavernous set filled with mounds of sand and debris, serving as the hundreds of unmarked graves Roelf must wander through in his quest to find the unnamed woman. Throughout the course of the play, Roelf unloads his emotional burden ...

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