The Piano Lesson, by August Wilson, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Overview

In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle each other over their shared legacy – an antique piano. The fourth play of Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, Pulitzer Prize-winning The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival.

Pictured above: Roslyn Ruff and Eric Lenox Abrams in The Piano Lesson by August Wilson. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Dates
October 30 - January 20, 2013
Running Time
2 hours 45 minutes, with one intermission
Venue
The Irene Diamond Stage
Residency

The piano lesson TRAILER

Cast

Avery
Eric Lenox Abrams
Wining Boy
Chuck Cooper
Boy Willie
Brandon J. Dirden
Lymon
Jason Dirden
Maretha
Alexis Holt
Grace
Mandi Masden
Berniece
Roslyn Ruff
Doaker
James A. Williams

Creative

Scenic Design
Michael Carnahan
Costume Design
Karen Perry
Lighting Design
Rui Rita
Sound Design
David Van Tieghem
Original Music
Bill Sims Jr.
Fight Direction
J. David Brimmer
Production Stage Manager
Winnie Y. Lok

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