Jim Becker and his unlicensed drivers take the people of Pittsburgh Hill District where regular taxi cabs won’t – healing old wounds and tearing new ones as they pass the time in a condemned taxi rank between pick-ups.
‘It don’t always turn out like you think it is. You don’t always have the kind of life that you dream about. You know what I mean?’
Directed by Tinuke Craig (The Color Purple) and following an acclaimed run at Leeds Playhouse, August Wilson’s (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) groundbreaking modern classic explores the fragile bond between eight men as they live, love and work in a racially segregated, post-Vietnam America. Cast includes: Geoff Aymer, Leanne Henlon, Wil Johnson, Leemore Marrett Jr and Tony Marshall.
An Old Vic, Headlong & Leeds Playhouse co-production.
Recommended for ages 12+
This production includes violence, gun violence and racist language.
Important COVID-19 Information:
Unless eating or drinking, all guests are required to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue.
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.
British Sign Language: Mon 20 Jun, 7.30pm
Relaxed (also audio described and captioned): Sat 25 Jun, 2.30pm
Captioned: Mon 27 Jun, 7.30pm
Audio described: Fri 01 Jul, 7.30pm (Touch Tour, 5.30pm)
Venue Information: The Old Vic
Nearest Underground Station: Waterloo (Waterloo & City, Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee lines)
Take Mepham Street (100 metres) down to Waterloo Road. Turn right on Waterloo Road, but keep left as the theatre is 100 metres further along on the opposite corner.
Nearest Train Station: Waterloo
Bus Services: (Waterloo Road) 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 521, X68; (Mepham Street) 211, 243, 507
Night Bus Services: (Waterloo Road) 139, 176, 188, N1, N68, N171; (Mepham Street) 243