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August Wilson's

King Hedley II

Directed by Ron OJ Parson

Sep 12, 2019 — Oct 13, 2019

“Grand [with] some of the finest monologues ever written for an American stage, speeches that build gritty, often brutal details into fiery patterns of insight… You may feel the scorch of lightning.” –The New York Times

“Mesmerizing… Full of powerful images that convey the darkly comic dialogue between hope and hopelessness in African American life.” -NY Daily News

Placing his hopes and dreams on the line, a man pieces together his life in Pittsburgh after seven years in prison. Family ties are tested and crime and retribution collide in August Wilson’s ninth play in the American Century CycleCourt’s eighth production in our ongoing commitment to producing all ten plays of the cycle. Nationally acclaimed for his direction of August Wilson’s plays, Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson brings a depth of humanity to Wilson’s interrogation of African American life in the 1980s.

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Photo of Kelvin Roston, Jr. by Joe Mazza.

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