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Tony Watch: Ruben Santiago-Hudson On His August Wilson Passion Project, 'Jitney'

The actor and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson spent 11 years pushing, prodding and cajoling theater owners to let him bring Jitney to Broadway. It was the first in what would become August Wilson’s magnificent, 10-play cycle – one for each decade – about the lives of African-Americans, mostly in a black enclave of Pittsburgh. 1,241 more words

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August Wilson's Jitney makes its Broadway debut


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