Jitney
Hardback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781559363044Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 220mm x 143mm£25.00
First Staged:
Allegheny Repertory Theatre, 1982; Broadway, 2000; National Theatre, London, 2001

Jitney

By August Wilson

Hardback £25.00

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Set in a run-down firm of mini-cab drivers in Pittsburgh's Hill District in 1977, Jitney is part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century. Foreword by Ishmael Reed.

Olivier Award for Best New Play

'Wilson's greatest triumph is the creation of his characters. His characters are complex and human. He captures the small talk as well as the philosophical musings and poetry that go on whenever black men gather' - Ishmael Reed, from his Foreword

This volume is also available as part of the Century Cycle boxed set.

Press Quotes

'Prepare to be blown away... a wonderful play, tough, tender, bursting with life, love humour and pain... few playwrights alive today can match the eloquence and the passion of this one'

Telegraph
Hardback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781559363044Publication Date:
10 Apr 2008
Size: 220mm x 143mm£25.00

Also by August Wilson:

The Century Cycle (boxed set)
Two Trains Running
Seven Guitars
Radio Golf
King Hedley II
Fences
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
The Piano Lesson
The Ground On Which I Stand
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Gem of the Ocean
Radio Golf
King Hedley II

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