The Huntington continues its special relationship with two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson with our presentation of his early play, Jitney, newly revised by Mr. Wilson. Jitney tells the moving story of the conflict between a father and son who confrton each other after years of separation. Set amidst a group of unlicensed cab drivers scraping together a living in Pittsburgh's Hill District in 1977, Jitney was originally written before Wilson gained notice on the national theatre scene. Filled with a young man's energy as well as the richly detailed characterizations of a great writer in his prime, Jitney moves in just over two hours to a powerful, poignant conclusion.

Artists

  • August WilsonPlaywright
  • David GalloScenic Design
  • Rob Milburn & Michael BodeenSound Design
  • Russell HornsbyYoungblood
  • Stephen McKinley HendersonTurnbo
  • Anthony ChisholmFielding
  • Barry Shabaka HenleyDoub
  • Willis Burks IIShealy
  • Leo V. Finnie IIIPhilmore
  • Paul ButlerBecker
  • Michole Briana WhiteRena
  • Keith Randolph SmithBooster
  • Marion McClintonDirector
  • Susan E. MickeyCostume Design
  • Donald HolderLighting Design
  • David S. LeongFight Director

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