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Dear city I live in

I woke the other day and made miso oatmeal, stirred through with honey and roasted pistachios. Correction: I finished making miso oatmeal–most of the labor had been done the night before and I had slapped a  2,828 more words

Musings

Review: African-American Shakes' powerful 'Jitney' showcases the brilliance of Wilson's words

The tableau is powerful.

For all the talking that takes place at the jitney station in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, it is that moment of stoic calm that contrasts so perfectly with the constant cacophony of life amongst the jitney drivers. 1,286 more words

African-American Shakespeare Company drives 'Jitney' onto the stage

“This was the very first play in which I listened to the dialogue as opposed to trying to force it into the mouths of characters, and once I got the characters talking, it was difficult to shut them up. 962 more words

Vegan Chocolate Cake

When you need a vegan dessert this one is easy, moist and delicious. Jitney’s associate director, Awoye Timpo, is vegan, so the Backstage Baker baked this for her birthday. 142 more words

Cakes

Brilliant Luxury Night on Broadway at a Stunning “Jitney”

Before Uber, there was “Jitney.” And jitneys. Few among us would have predicted that the one would lead inexorably to the other, but great fiction can achieve a level of prescience that we mere mortals can only wonder at. 1,262 more words

Shop Closed

I must say that I’ve been terrible at seeing plays this season. The latest casualty is Jitney at Manhattan Theatre Club, which has been selling out for weeks now. 64 more words

Theater

August Wilson's Jitney makes its Broadway debut

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Jitney is a play in two acts by August Wilson. The eighth in his “Pittsburgh Cycle“, this play is set in a worn-down… 297 more words