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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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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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Fences

Originally posted on Gareth's Culture and Travel Blog:
August Wilson’s 1987 play ended up as part of a cycle of ten, each representing a decade of the 20th century black American experience (though not written in sequence). This one…

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Tweet Review: FENCES, Duchess Theatre, 27 June

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1st half.. Loving @ITISLENNYHENRY #FENCES — nikki (@nikkiiia) June 26, 2013   #FENCES Funny, emotional, heart-wrenching so many emotions .. @ITISLENNYHENRY @colinmcfarlane @a_zhangazha @tanyamoodie are BRILL! .. 9/10 — nikki (@nikkiiia) June 26,…

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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)

Originally posted on banginthemiddle:
Theatre Review: Fences by August Wilson (Metro)

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