August Wilson

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October 17, 2005

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  •   August Wilson - The Huffington Post

    May 09, 2015 · August Wilson in 2004 (photo by ... King Hedley II, Stanley Kowalski, Troy Maxson, Tony Award, Two Trains Running, King, Willie Loman, Marshall Fine ...

  •   NPR Intersections: August Wilson, Writing to the Blues

    Mar 01, 2004 · Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson has spent more than 20 years writing a cycle of plays that chronicle black life in 20th-century America, decade by …

  •   August Wilson’s Legacy - Slate Magazine

    Jul 31, 2015 · Beginning in the 1970s, August Wilson, who died of liver cancer Sunday in Seattle, challenged the American theater by writing a cycle of plays, one for ...

  •   August Wilson Facts - YourDictionary

    Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright August Wilson (Frederick August Kittell; born 1945) embarked upon a mission to write a cycle of ten plays ...

  •   Q&A With August Wilson, Playwright

    August Wilson, Playwright ... Whose work first gave you the idea of what it was to be an artist? Dylan Thomas, in 1965, when I was a 20-year-old poet.

  •   August Wilson Biography (Playwright) - Infoplease

    Name at birth: Frederick August Kittel. August Wilson was an influential 20th-century playwright and the most prominent African American of that craft.

  •   August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand ~ Film …

    American Masters — August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand premieres Friday, February 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to commemorate the 70th ...

  •   The Heinz Awards :: August Wilson

    August Wilson. Playwright August Wilson receives the Heinz Award in the category of the Arts and Humanities for a body of dramatic work that poignantly and honestly ...

  •   August Wilson - Dartmouth College

    January - March 1998. One of America's most distinguished living playwrights, August Wilson has been hailed by The New York Times as "a major writer, combining a poet ...

  •   AUGUST WILSON - Doollee

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  •   Portraits advance vision for August Wilson Center

    When Janera Solomon put out a call for 150 individuals to have their picture taken for an art installation on the windows of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, she knew she would have no problem meeting her quota. But she hadn't ...

    Alice T. Carter   •   PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW   •   3 years ago

  •   August Wilson's Entire 10-Play Century Cycle Now Available In Full To Stream

    Relive the epic cycle by August Wilson! Live recordings of the entire century cycle comprised of 10 plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson is now available to hear in full, now through August 26. Of …

    Pat Cerasaro   •   Broadway World   •   3 years ago

  •   England call up Fran Wilson for Women's Ashes Test

    England Women have included Middlesex batsman Fran Wilson in a 14-member-squad for the Women's Ashes Test that begins in Canterbury on Tuesday 11th August. Wilson comes into the squad and replaces …

    Cricket World   •   3 years ago

  •   Two Trains Running by August Wilson

    New African Grove Theatre Company presents another chapter in August Wilson's Century Cycle! Set in 1969, Two Trains Running takes place in a small diner in Pittsburgh. Owned by Memphis Lee, the diner regulars …

    Talk 750 WSB   •   3 years ago

  •   August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand

    Wilson’s rise from humble beginnings to Broadway was unlikely. Born Frederick August Kittel on April 27, 1945, in the Hill District community of Pittsburgh, he was the son of Daisy Wilson, an African-American cleaning woman, and Frederick Kittel, a ...

    PBS   •   4 years ago

  •   The rise and fall of the August Wilson Center

    The August Wilson Center for African American Culture had so much promise. The organization dreamed big, staged provocative programs and sold out shows. It also alienated allies, changed its vision and failed to raise the funds necessary to even heat the ...

    Elizabeth Bloom   •   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   •   5 years ago

  •   August Wilson: He Wrote About the ‘Frustration and the Glory’ of Being Black

    American Masters—August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, airing on PBS Feb. 20, gives an inside look at a private man referred to by many as an outsider. Wilson, the brilliant Pittsburgh-born playwright who wrote 10 plays—nine of which took place ...

    The Root   •   4 years ago

  •   Ruben Santiago-Hudson Plays August Wilson in a New Show

    Ruben Santiago-Hudson has starred in August Wilson’s plays, winning a Tony Award for “Seven Guitars” in 1996. He has directed Wilson’s plays, recently winning Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards for “The Piano Lesson.” And he served this year as ...

    New York Times   •   5 years ago

  •   The August Wilson Education Project launched

    The August Wilson Education Project; 11th Play Competition that takes place annually during the academic school year is currently in the midst of preparation. Teachers, principals, students, and families look forward to this event every year. “We exist ...

    New Pittsburgh Courier   •   4 years ago

  •   D.C. cannot shy away from teaching boys about August Wilson, and anger

    Playwright August Wilson’s urban drama “King Hedley II” depicts a black man’s furious struggle for respect as well as his desperate quest for the means to care for the ones he loves. After seeing the play at Arena Stage recently, I wondered whether ...

    Courtland Milloy   •   Washington Post   •   4 years ago

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