August Wilson
August Wilson
On Wednesday, December 3 at 8pm, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson will read poems and selections from his dramatic work at the 92nd Street Y, located at 1395 Lexington Avenue. He will be introduced by actor James Earl Jones, who won a Tony Award for his performance in Wilson's play Fences.

Wilson is currently working on the final play in his 10-play cycle chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century. Titled, Gem of the Ocean, the play is set in the 1990s; it will have its premiere at Boston's Huntington Theater in 2004.

Tickets to Wilson reading are $16 and may be purchased by calling 212-415-5500 or by visiting www.92Y.org.