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Review: ‘Two Trains Running’ at Spotlighters Theatre

Okay, I’ll say it: the production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running is so packed with dynamic performances under the direction of the multi-faceted...

In the Moment: Interview with Theatrical Designer Deb Sivigny Part II

Continuing the conversation we started in Part I of this interview with costume and scenic designer Deb Sivigny, we delve a bit more into...

In the Moment: A Report on ‘How I Learned What I...

Reflections of a hard-headed son on the Round House Theatre production of August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned. As a theatrical production, August...

Review: ‘How I Learned What I Learned’ at Round House Theatre 

August Wilson was a high school dropout who went on to receive two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and he’s regarded as one of the...

Review: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ at 1st Stage

The late self-taught playwright and poet August Wilson’s ten-play Century Cycle has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, with movie star Denzel Washington committing...

Review: ‘Jitney’ at Manhattan Theatre Club at The Samuel J Friedman...

A remarkable new production of August Wilson's play Jitney is now available to us all, thanks to the Manhattan Theatre Club, which has staged it on...

Review: ‘Radio Golf’ at Arena Players

On Friday, I got to do two things I’ve been wanting to do for a while: catch a show at Arena Players and see...

Review: “Oh, Hello on Broadway” at the Lyceum Theatre in NYC

I imagine there is a first time for everything. There I was, sixth row on the aisle at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway, at...

Review: ‘Radio Golf’ at Howard University

August Wilson made it his lifelong project to chronicle the African American experience in every decade of the 20th century with his Pittsburgh Cycle. With...

Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 4: Mack...

In Part 4 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet Mack Leamon. Joel: Please tell our readers where they may have seen...

Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 3: DeJeanette...

In Part 3 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet DeJeanette Horne. Joel: Please tell our readers where they may have seen you...

Review: ‘Radio Golf’ at Hard Bargain Players

Radio Golf, expertly directed by Terry Spann, and written by the late, esteemed playwright August Wilson, is a powerful study of Black men with...

A Preview of ‘Radio Golf’ Which Opens This Friday, August 12th...

Radio Golf was August Wilson’s last play and was completed in 2005. I came across it about 8 years ago which was right around...

Review: ‘Two Trains Running’ at Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia

It’s 1969, and we’re in a diner in Pittsburgh. The sweet sounds of soul are on the jukebox, and the harsh sounds of revolution...

The Columbia Festival of the Arts Presents ‘Winter Beyond the Blues’...

When Todd Olson began his present position as Executive Director of the Columbia Festival of the Arts in 2013, he decided to change the...

Review: ‘The Piano Lesson’ at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ

August Wilson's The Piano Lesson is, on its surface, just a story about a brother and sister who argue over whether to sell a...

‘Fences’ at Everyman Theatre

The poetic dialogue of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning classic Fences reached maximum intensity at Everyman Theatre Friday night, reigniting the sparks of...

Meet the Cast of ‘Flyin’ West’ at Bowie Community Theatre: Part...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast and director of Flyin' West at Bowie Community Theatre, meet Kecia A. Campbell. Please...

The Playwright’s Playground: Michele Shay Discusses the Influence of August Wilson,...

For Michele Shay, directing Seven Guitars is not simply directing another play; it’s personal and a vivid part of her story. “We are addicted...

Michele Shay, Director of August Wilson’s ‘Seven Guitars,’ Shares His Philosophy...

“We are addicted to ‘story’ and we become inspired by each others lives,” says Michele Shay, the Director of No Rules Theatre Company’s current...

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