The Train Driver, written and directed by Athol Fugard


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.

Pictured above: Leon Addison Brown and Ritchie Coster in The Train Driver by Athol Fugard. Photo by Richard Termine.
August 14 - September 23, 2012
Running Time
90 minutes, no intermission

The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre



Simon Hanabe
Leon Addison Brown
Roelf Visagie
Ritchie Coster


Scenic Design
Christopher H. Barreca
Costume Design
Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design
Stephen Strawbridge
Sound Design
Brett Jarvis
Original Music
Doug Wieselman
Dialect Coach
Barbara Rubin
Production Stage Manager
Linda Marvel

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