“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
Ruben Santiago-Hudson on August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED
IMAGE: Photo by Joan Marcus.
Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Constanza Romero.
IMAGE: Photo by Gregory Costanzo.