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Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
Full Length Play
Time Period - 1990s, 1980s, 1970s, 1960s
Settings Of Play - The Crucible in which many a work of art has been fired.
Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Black issues, Love, Memory, Parenting/Family, Economic/Financial Issues, Theatre/Entertainment Industry
Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
"...a clear portrait of the striving young writer emerges..." - The New York Times, Read More
"Wilson’s pride, humor, eloquence, anger, storytelling gifts, and general eagerness to soak up experience: It’s all there..." - Boston Globe, Read More
"...complex and surprisingly funny...a crowd-pleasing 100 minutes in the company of a wonderful writer." - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Read More
"Don’t be surprised if you find yourself stunned into silence as well. Wilson’s words have a way of doing that." - Entertainment Weekly, Read More
Check out these photos from the Pittsburgh Public Theatre's production of How I Learned What I Learned in March 2015.
How I Learned What I Learned had it's New York Premiere at the Signature Theatre in November 2013 under the direction of Todd Kriedler.
Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
Scene from Huntington Theatre's How I Learned What i Learned
Audiences react to How I Learned What I Learned
Ruben Santiago-Hudson on How I Learned What I Learned
August Wilson (April 27, 1945-October 2, 2005) authored Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Two Trains Running, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of the descendants of Africans in North America, decade-by-decade, over the course of the twentieth century, forming the ... view full profile
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