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Plot[ edit ] The play involves only two nameless characters, designated "White" originally played by Austin Pendleton and "Black" originally played by Freeman Coffeytheir respective skin colors.
Offstage, just before the play begins, Black saves White from throwing himself in front of a train. All of the action takes place in Black's sparse apartment, where the characters go at the behest of Black after their encounter on the platform.
Black is an ex-convict and an evangelical Christian. White is an atheist and a professor. They debate the meaning of human suffering, the existence of God, and the propriety of White's attempted suicide. Critical reception[ edit ] Critics from the two major newspapers in the two major cities in which the play has opened both noted concerns about the genre of the work.
The Chicago Tribune critic, Chris Jones, notes that the play is hardly traditional theater, because dialogue rather than action drives the story, yet McCarthy's language is so rich that it makes up for the lack of incident.Information about railroad trains, railway trains and rail.
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