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August Wilson’s Jitney Opens on Broadway Tonight

JANUARY 19, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club’s staging of August Wilson’s Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, officially opens on Broadway January 19. The play is the only work from the late two-time Pulitzer Prize winner’s American Century Cycle that has never previously been seen on Broadway.

Set in the early 1970s, the story follows a group of men who make a living driving unlicensed cabs or jitneys. The Broadway premiere of Jitney began preview performances December 28 and is playing at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre... READ MORE

Photograph by Joan Marcus

Author: Olivia Clement
Source: Playbill

TAGS: AUGUST WILSON'S JITNEY, RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON, BROADWAY, MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB