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  • Category: Books
  • Author: Wilson, August
  • Author: Wilson, August
  • ISBN-10: 1559363088
  • ISBN-10: 1559363088
  • ISBN-13: 9781559363082
  • ISBN-13: 9781559363082
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Pages: 120
  • Pages: 120
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Item ID: 100106110
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“The concluding work in one of the most ambitious dramatic projects ever undertaken . . . a play that could well be Mr. Wilson’s most provocative.”—Ben Brantley,The New York Times

Radio Golfis a rich, carefully wrought human tapestry that is colorful, playful, thoughtful and compelling.”—Ed Kaufman,The Hollywood Reporter

Radio Golfis August Wilson’s final play. Set in 1990 Pittsburgh, it is the conclusion of his Century Cycle—Wilson’s ten-play chronicle of the African American experience throughout the twentieth century—and is the last play he completed before his death. WithRadio GolfWilson’s lifework comes full circle as Aunt Ester’s onetime home at 1839 Wylie Avenue (the setting of the cycle’s first play) is slated for demolition to make way for a slick new real estate venture aimed to boost both the depressed Hill District and Harmond Wilks’ chance of becoming the city’s first black mayor. A play in which history, memory, and legacy challenge notions of progress and country club ideals,Radio Golfhas been produced throughout the country and will come to Broadway this season.

August Wilson’s plays includeGem 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,andRadio Golf.They have been produced at theaters across the country, on Broadway, and throughout the world.

The crowning achievement of August Wilson's Century Cycle.
-August Wilson's final play in the 10 part Century Cycle
-Production scheduled for McCarter Theatre (Princeton, NJ) April 2007 -Broadway opening May 2007 at the August Wilson Theatre
August Wilson is the most influential and successful African American playwright writing today. He is the two-time Pulitzló%

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