August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned

11:20, 03 - 28 Aug

From Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Olivier award-winning playwright August Wilson (Fences, The Piano Lesson, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) comes the UK/European premiere of his autobiographical solo show chronicling his life as a Black artist in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. From stories about his first jobs to his first loves and his experiences with racism, Wilson recounts his life from his roots to the completion of The American Century Cycle.

Wilson is portrayed by acclaimed Wilsonian actor and long time Penumbra Theatre Company member Lester Purry. Co-conceived with Wilson’s artistic associate Todd Kreidler.


Part of our Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme