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The Piano Lesson

The Piano Lesson

5 Male, 3 Female

August Wilson Published by Plume Books
9780452265349

A Pulitzer Prize winner, this haunting drama deals with black life in 1930s Pittsburgh Boy Willie, a human dynamo full of dreams of a better life, drives up from the South eager to make some money to buy…

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Fences

Fences

August Wilson Published by Plume Books
9780452264014

The author of the 1984-85 Broadway season's best play, Ma Rainey`s Black Bottom, returns with another powerful, stunning dramatic work that has won him new critical acclaim and the Pulitzer Prize The protagonist…

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The Ground On Which I Stand

The Ground On Which I Stand

August Wilson Published by Nick Hern Books

The Ground on Which I Stand, a passionate and controversial call for black cultural separatism: 'I believe that race matters - that it is the largest, most identifiable part of our personality... Cultural…

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Joe Turner’s Come and Gone - A Play in Two Acts

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone - A Play in Two Acts

August Wilson Published by Plume Books
452260094

When Herald Loomis arrives at a black Pittsburgh boardinghouse after seven years' impressed labor on Joe Turner's chain gang, he is a free man - in body

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

8 Male, 2 Female

August Wilson Published by Samuel French Inc

It's 1927 in a rundown studio in Chicago where Ma Rainey is recording new sides of old favorites. More goes down in the session than music in this riveting portrayal of rage, racism, the self hate and…

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Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

6 Male, 5 Female

August Wilson Published by Samuel French Inc

Set in a black boardinghouse in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama is an installment in the author's series chronicling black life in each decade of this century Each denizen of the boardinghouse has a different…

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Fences

Fences

5 Male, 2 Female

August Wilson Published by Samuel French Inc

Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues is working as a garbage man in 1957. Maxson sees the world as composed mostly of fences which enclose him He is very bitter that he was excluded…

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King Hedley II

King Hedley II

4 Male, 2 Female

August Wilson Published by Theatre Communications
9781559362603

The eighth work in playwright August Wilson's ten-play cycle chronicling the history of the African-American experience in each decade of the 20th century, King Hedley II is set in 1985 and tells the story…

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Seven Guitars

Seven Guitars

4 Male, 3 Female

August Wilson Published by Samuel French Inc

In the backyard of a Pittsburgh tenement in 1948, friends gather to mourn for a blues guitarist and singer who died just as his career was on the verge of taking off. The action that follows is a flashback…

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Seven Guitars

Seven Guitars

August Wilson Published by Penguin
9780452276925

Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson's Seven Guitars is the sixth chapter in the continuing theatrical saga that explores the hope, heartbreak, and heritage of the African American experience in the twentieth…

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Jitney - TONY AWARDS BEST PLAY REVIVAL 2017

Jitney - TONY AWARDS BEST PLAY REVIVAL 2017

8 Male, 1 Female

August Wilson Published by Overlook Press
9781468314496

An explosive play by America's most successful black playwright. Set in the 1970s in Pittsburgh's Hill District, it depicts a firm of mini-cab drivers who serve black neighbourhoods. 'No one except perhaps…

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