The Piano Lesson by August Wilson
General Event Information
It is 1936 and Boy Willie arrives in Pittsburgh from the South in a battered truck loaded with watermelons to sell. He has an opportunity to buy some land down home, but he has to come up with the money right quick. He wants to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations, but he shares ownership with his sister and it sits in her living room. She has already rejected several offers because the antique piano is covered with incredible carvings detailing the family's rise from slavery. The issue of whether or not to sell it cuts deeply and raises questions about honoring the past or moving into the future.
Performances are Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm.
Saturday and Sunday Matinees at 3pm
PLEASE NOTE* Additional Tuesday and Sunday evening performances (8pm), Weekend Twilight performances (5pm) and Wednesday Matinee performances (3pm) are scheduled on select dates during productions.