Category Archives: August Wilson

The American Century Cycle

I am often asked why August Wilson? Why did I decide to direct the American Century Cycle? I am producing the America’s greatest playwright’s seminal work in its entirety. I will be the first director to do so in chronological … Continue reading

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Lower Bottom Playaz present August Wilson’s ‘Two Trains Running’

Lower Bottom Playaz present August Wilson’s ‘Two Trains Running’.

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Two Trains Running: Lower Bottom Playaz Next Stop

Season 14 for the Lower Bottom Playaz starts with Two Trains Running by August Wilson. Wilson is one of America’s finest playwrights, his work The American Century Cycle is his signature writ large on the American theaterscape. His unduplicated accomplishment … Continue reading

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Rainmaker

In order to make art artist need access to space, materials, marketing, points of exchange and more. Each item mentioned comes with a price tag. The bottom line gets bigger when you actually employ other artists. Star making needs Rainmakers. Continue reading

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FENCES: Art Without Borders–Wilson the Universalist

FENCES: Art Without Borders–Wilson the Universalist The Lower Bottom Playaz, the oldest North American African theater troupe in Oakland CA is presenting FENCES as a part of its commitment to August Wilson’s Century Cycle.  FENCES is perhaps the most familiar … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things to do in Pittsburgh This Weekend – 06/28/2013

Originally posted on Pittsburgh Brown Mamas:
Wondering what to do this weekend? Well, the Brown Mamas have got you covered. Here is our list of 5 interesting things to doin Pittsburgh this weekend without breaking the bank. Who knows, you may…

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Theatre Review: Fences by August Wilson (Metro)

Fences starring The Lower Bottom Playaz. Oakland CA. October 2013. http://www.lowerbottomplayaz.com http://www.TalesofIronandWater.com

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As Promised: My Final English Paper

Originally posted on Abnormal Perspective:
Presentation Introduction: I have written this to be a serious opinionated piece along with some of my own personality to make it interesting. So as to not bore you to tears I will be reading…

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True North: Me and Wilson

When you are on a quest there are some things in your control and others that are left to fate. There are things you can bring to the journey but the more important things are those you take away. One … Continue reading

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