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August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean - A Reader's Theater Event

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Join us for the first of four Reader’s Theater productions. The stage is stripped down to the actors with the script. Witness the powerful performance without the distraction of the set. Hear the message in the words as you have never heard them before.

About the Show:

Set in 1904, August Wilson's Gem Of The Ocean begins on the eve of Aunt Esther's 287th birthday. (Yes, two-hundred and eighty-seven). When Citizen Barlow comes to her Pittsburgh's Hill District home seeking asylum, she sets him off on a spiritual journey to find a city in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. This gripping drama is directed by Charity Robinson.

Written by August Wilson · Drama. Duration: 120 minutes.

August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean is presented in special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.