"A jazz cantata for actors...a gritty lyrical polyphony of voices that evokes the character and destiny of these men and women who can't help singing the blues even when they're just talking."- Newsweek

Set in Pittsburgh in 1948, Seven Guitars tells the story of the aspirations of a young blues guitarist on the brink of fame and immediate circle of friends. It is a passionate and compelling portrait of their hopes, fears, disappointments, and triumphs. Once again, August Wilson has captured the spirit of a generation of African-Americans, turning their unique experience into a powerful drama of tremendous depth. Tony Award winner Lloyd Richards will direct the newest play by two time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson, continuing one of the most fruitful collaborations in contemporary American theatre.


  • Michele ShayLouise
  • Ruben Santiago-HudsonCanewell
  • Tommy HollisRed Carter
  • Viola DavisVera
  • Zakes MokaeHedley
  • Keith DavidFloyd Barton
  • Rosalyn ColemanRuby
  • Lloyd RichardsDirector
  • Constanza RomeroCostume Design
  • Tom ClarkSound Design

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