August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned
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Overview

“Don’t be surprised if you find yourself stunned into silence. Wilson’s words have a way of doing that."

-Melissa Rose Bernardo, Entertainment Weekly

“Finely woven! A worthy reminder of what we are missing."

-Adam Feldman, Time Out New York

“Fascinating! Ruben Santiago-Hudson is an inspired interpreter!"

-Roma Torre, NY1

Extended through December 29!
 

This solo show, featuring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, shares August Wilson’s personal stories about his encounters with racism, music, love, violence, and life-changing friendships as a young poet in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Directed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s long-time collaborator Todd Kreidler, August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned charts one man’s journey of self-discovery and what it means to be a black artist in America.

A New York Premiere from Signature’s 2006-07 Playwright-in-Residence.

Residency: Legacy Program
Venue: The Alice Griffin Jewelbox Theatre

Preview

Ruben Santiago-Hudson on August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED

Production PHOTOS


Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

IMAGE: Photo by Joan Marcus.

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REHEARSAL PHOTOS


Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Constanza Romero.

IMAGE: Photo by Gregory Costanzo.

Backstage

First Rehearsal of August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED

Who’s Who

Cast

Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Creative Team

Scenic and Projection Design: David Gallo
Costume Design: Constanza Romero
Lighting Design: Thom Weaver
Sound Design: Dan Moses Schreier
Production Stage Manager: Amanda Michaels
Associate Artist: Constanza Romero
 

Preview

Ruben Santiago-Hudson on August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED

Trailer for August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED

PRODUCTION PHOTOS


Photos by Joan Marcus.

Explore

Remembering Signature Theatre's August Wilson Season

MEET AND GREET PHOTOS


Photos by Gregory Costanzo.

Backstage

First Rehearsal of August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED

Performance Info


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