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About this show

Set in 1904, Gem of the Ocean is chronologically the first of ten plays in August Wilson's acclaimed Century Cycle examining the African-American experience in the 20th century. Citizen Barlow sparks a chain of events that drive a community into turmoil and set him on a journey, guided by 285-year-old Aunt Ester, towards personal redemption.

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Cygnet Theatre, San Diego