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Gem of the Ocean

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1904. Aunt Esther, the 285-year-old fiery matriarch of 1839 Wylie Avenue, sets Citizen Barlow, a young man from Alabama, on a soaring, lyrical journey of spiritual awakening.

Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Joe Turner's Come and Gone deals with a time in American history when the sons and daughters of recently freed slaves journeyed to the booming industrial cities of the North in search of prosperity, a new way of life, and, essentially, their own identities.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Set in Chicago in 1927, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom deals with issues of race, art, religion and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers.

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The Piano Lesson

A powerful expltoration of the legacy of slavery in America as a brother and sister in 1930s Pittsburgh argue over whether to sell the family piano, an instrument tainted by the wages of slavery.

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Seven Guitars

Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, Seven Guitars is a play about the search for self-fulfillment and acceptance in a hostile world.

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Two Trains Running

A play set in a small restaurant in the Pittsburgh Hill District in 1969. Part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.

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Jitney

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.

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King Hedley II

The story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh, 1985, trying to rebuild his life. Foreword by Marion McClinton.

Radio Golf

A real-estate developer sets about trying to redevelop the 'blighted' Hill District of Pittsburgh in the final part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.

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Ming Cho Lee: A Life in Design

A sumptuously illustrated record of the career of one of America's leading theatre designers, Ming Cho Lee: A Life in Design is a fascinating insight into the creation of some of the landmark productions in American theatre history, and an essential book for anyone with an interest in theatrical set design.

The Century Cycle (boxed set)

All ten plays in August Wilson's epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century, published in a boxed set of hardbacks, with a series introduction by John Lahr.

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