August Wilson

  • Dates: April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005
  • Type: Person
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August Wilson was an American playwright whose work included a series of ten plays, The Pittsburgh Cycle, for which he received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. Each work in the series is set in a different decade, and depicts comic and tragic aspects of the African-American experience in the 20th century.

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Fences

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  • Type: Movie

 

Fences
composed by August Wilson

Fullerton Street
composed by August Wilson

 

Gem of the Ocean
composed by August Wilson

  • Date: April 28, 2003
  • Type: Play

How I Learned What I Learned
composed by August Wilson

 

Jitney
composed by August Wilson

 

Joe Turner's Come and Gone
composed by August Wilson

 

King Hedley II
composed by August Wilson

  • Date: December 11, 1999
  • Type: Play
 

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
composed by August Wilson

 

Radio Golf
composed by August Wilson

Recycle
composed by August Wilson

 

Seven Guitars
composed by August Wilson

The Coldest Day of the Year
composed by August Wilson

The Homecoming
composed by August Wilson

 

The Piano Lesson
composed by August Wilson

  • Date: November 26, 1987
  • Type: Play
 

Two Trains Running
composed by August Wilson


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