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'Jitney' captures the Black experience

By: Taylor Zachary ~Staff Writer~

Five Black men held back tears, centering themselves around a question all too familiar to the Black-American experience: what now? 464 more words

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Paul Robeson Theatre opens season with 'Jitney'

Tiffany Gaines

(Buffalo, N.Y.) – The Paul Robeson Theatre began its season with a production of “Jitney,” which opened on Sept. 30.

The play takes place in 1977 and focuses on gypsy cab drivers in Pittsburgh. 213 more words


Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson to helm Broadway Premiere of August Wilson's JITNEY at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in December

Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, one of August Wilson’s finest interpreters is at the helm of the Broadway premiere of Wilson’s JITNEY at MTC’s Samuel J. 720 more words

Lia Chang

This compromise could be the beginning of the end for Uber

Uber and its New York riders dodged a bullet — for now, anyway — when the company struck a deal to let its local drivers organize. 28 more words


August Wilson's Jitney by American Stage

The American Stage production of August Wilson’s Jitney is my first August Wilson experience and tickets to the production were my birthday gift to my partner this year. 821 more words