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South Coast Rep's Jitney to Transfer to The Pasadena Playhouse logo
The Pasadena Playhouse has announced that South Coast Repertory's production of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Ron OJ Parson, will transfer to The Pasadena Playhouse immediately following its SCR engagement, which ends June 10. Performances at the Playhouse will run June 21 through July 15.

It is 1977 in Pittsburgh's Hill District - a neighborhood that legitimate cabs will not travel to. Out of these circumstances, unlicensed, gypsy cabs - jitneys - emerge to drive the locals around town. The story unfolds in Becker's storefront jitney station where a motley crew share stories and meddle in each other's lives. But urban renewal now threatens to tear down the station and Becker's son returns home after a 20-year stint in prison. Old cronies drop in, fights break out and lovers make up - and just as we get to know them, Wilson asks us to look again.

Information on casting and creative team will be released at a later date.

Click here for more information and Jitney tickets at South Coast Repertory.


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