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August Wilson

African-American Shakes

San Francisco, CA

2016|2017 Season

Mar 2017


"Wilson's characters are rich, complex, delightful and engaging in and of themselves, but the magic is in their interaction."

Christine Okon, Theater & Such


"It is not surprising I had an excellent evening at the African-American Shakespeare Company's production of August Wilson's 'Jitney', directed by and starring our own top-flight

L. Peter Callender."

Irene Nelson, Theatrius

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"What the production, directed with brilliance by the company's artistic director L. Peter Callender, gets right is the ambience and camaraderie of these varied lives set against the backdrop of the threat of gentrification."

David John Chavez, Bay Area Plays

directed by L. Peter Callender

L. Peter Callender

Edward Ewell

Gift Harris

Jemier Jenkins

Trevor Lawrence

Fred Pitts

Eric Reid

Jonathan Smothers

ShawnJ West


Photos by Lance Huntley

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