August Wilson (1945-2005) was born in Pittsburgh. His “Pittsburgh Cycle” is a collection of 10 plays that capture the triumph, the despair, and the unbridled energy that he experienced in the Black community in the Pittsburgh area.
|Gem of the Ocean||1900s||2003|
|Joe Turner’s Come and Gone||1910s||1988|
|Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom||1920s||1984|
|The Piano Lesson||1930s||1990|
|Two Trains Running||1960s||1991|
|King Hedley II||1980s||1999|