The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation presents

August Wilson's Seven Guitars

The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation presents

August Wilson's Seven Guitars

Directed by Ron "OJ" Parson

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About the Show

It’s 1948 in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, and blues music echoes throughout the neighborhood. A group of old friends gathers to mourn and reminisce about Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton — a gifted guitarist whose star was on the rise and whose untimely death has irrevocably changed each of them. With live blues and lyrical dialogue, August Wilson weaves a poetic and poignant composition about the Black American experience. This landmark, Tony Award-winning play — a part of Wilson’s American Century Cycle — promises a soulful exploration of the ties that bind and the chords that hold us together.

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Photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.