Finalist! 1995 Pulitzer Prize in Drama
Winner! New York Drama Critics Award for Best Play
August Wilson is the recipient of the 1986 Whiting Award for Drama
"Displays a narrative sweep and almost biblical richness of language and character.... Mr. Wilson writes so vividly that the play seems to have the narrative scope and depth of a novel." - The New York Times
"Impressive ... with wild, untamed elements of symbolic fantasy, and the language ... is used with the specific riff like fluency and emotional impact of jazz." - New York Post
- Mild Adult Themes
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- Time Period: 1940s / WWII
- Setting: The action of the play takes place in the backyard of a house in Pittsburgh in 1948.
FLOYD “SCHOOLBOY” BARTON
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Multicultural casting