Musicals / Plays August Wilson Plays List

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List of August Wilson plays with descriptions, including any musicals by August Wilson, playwright. This August Wilson plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and August Wilson characters. This list of plays by August Wilson is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List includes Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone and more. What plays did August Wilson write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by August Wilson and can help you decide, "What are the best August Wilson plays?" (10 items)
Fences is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list August Wilson Plays List
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Fences

Fences is a 1983 play by American playwright August Wilson. Set in the 1950s, it is the sixth in Wilson's ten-part "Pittsburgh Cycle". Like all of the "Pittsburgh" plays, Fences explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes. The play won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: August Wilson , Branford Marsalis

Characters: Cory, Troy, Rose, Mr. Rand, Lyons, + more

Gem of the Ocean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list August Wilson Plays List
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Gem of the Ocean is a play by American playwright August Wilson. It is the first installment of his decade-by-decade, ten-play chronicle, The Pittsburgh Cycle, dramatizing the African-American experience in the twentieth century. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: August Wilson

Characters: Cesar Wilkes, Eli, Aunt Ester Tyler, Rutherford Selig, "Black" Mary Wilkes, + more

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Jitney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list August Wilson Plays List
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Jitney is a play in two acts by August Wilson. The eighth in his "Pittsburgh Cycle", this play is set in a worn-down gypsy cab station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in early autumn 1977. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: August Wilson

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King Hedley II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list August Wilson Plays List
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King Hedley II

King Hedley II is a play by American playwright August Wilson, the eighth in his ten-part series, The Pittsburgh Cycle. The play ran on Broadway in 2001 and was revived Off-Broadway in 2007. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: August Wilson