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Seven Guitars: 1948 (August Wilson Century Cycle)

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Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson's "Seven Guitars" is the sixth chapter in the continuing theatrical saga that explores the hope, heartbreak, and heritage of the African American experience in the twentieth century. Winner of the New York drama Critics Circle award for Best New Play, it is "a play whose epic proportions and abundant spirit remind us of what the American theater once was".--Vincent Canby, "The New York Times".

Synopsis:

The fifth play of Wilson's Century Cycle, set in 1948.

Synopsis:

An aspiring blues musician returns home to seek his fortune and reclaim his woman.

About the Author

August Wilson is the most influential and successful African American playwright writing today. He is the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences, The Piano Lesson, King Hedley II, Ma Rainy's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Seven Guitars, Two Trains Running, Jitney and Radio Golf. His plays have been produced all over the world. Tony Kushner's plays include A Bright Room Called Day and Slavs!; as well as adaptations of Corneille's The Illusion, Ansky's The Dybbuk, Brecht's The Good Person of Szecguan and Goethe's Stella. Current projects include: Henry Box Brown or The Mirror of Slavery; and two musical plays: St. Cecilia or The Power of Music and Caroline or Change. His collaboration with Maurice Sendak on an American version of the children's opera, Brundibar, appeared in book form Fall 2003. Kushner grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and he lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559363013
Author:
Wilson, August
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Introduction:
Kushner, Tony
Foreword by:
Kushner, Tony
Foreword:
Kushner, Tony
Author:
Kushner, Tony
Subject:
American
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Blues musicians
Subject:
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
August Wilson Century Cycle
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8.51x6.15x.56 in. .64 lbs.

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An aspiring blues musician returns home to seek his fortune and reclaim his woman.

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