Beck Center for the Arts

Lakewood, OH
Professional Theatre

By: August Wilson

April 5 - May 5, 2024

Show Description:

Written in 1979, first produced in 1982, this play was set, and produced in Pittsburgh, PA. When Playwright Wilson took his mother to see that production they arrived by jitney. This Drama Desk Award Winner in 2000, and Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Play in 2017, reveals the story of generations of jitney drivers and how they impacted their communities. 

Staff and Cast

Director: Jimmie Woody



7:30pm Fridays
7:30pm Saturdays
2:30pm Sundays


$12 - $38

(216) 521-2540 x10

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Health and Safety Guidelines

There are no health and safety guidelines listed for this production.

Content Advisories

Recommended for ages 14 and older due to subject matter and substantial adult language.


Beck Center for the Arts
17801 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107