Jitney Rounds Out August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle on Broadway
The cast of the Manhattan Theatre Club production pays tribute to a great American playwright.
Manhattan Theatre Club is preparing to make history as it rehearses the Broadway mounting of August Wilson's Jitney. Beginning performances December 28 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Jitney is the last installment of the late author's 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle to play Broadway. And as the Manhattan Theatre Club ensemble agrees — it's about time. Take a look as director Ruben Santiago-Hudson and his cast of Jitney station dwellers discuss the play and its role in shaping Wilson's legacy as one of the great American playwrights of our time.