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August Wilson

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  • On Theater: Powerful 'Jitney' rumbles through SCR

    On Theater: Powerful 'Jitney' rumbles through SCR
    South Coast Repertory, having produced two plays in August Wilson's Century Cycle ("The Piano Lesson" and "Fences"), now is offering the one which began it all, long before the idea of a 10-play, 10-decade chronology was born. That would be "Jitney," set...
  • 'Jersey Boys' musical could get Jon Favreau as director

    'Jersey Boys' musical could get Jon Favreau as director
    Jon Favreau has emerged as the lead candidate to direct the planned movie version of the Tony Award-winning jukebox musical "Jersey Boys," according to a report this week in Variety. Favreau may seem like a strange choice for the job judging from his...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    Saturday's Calendar
    SATURDAY District Dance Festival Come see Orchesis, Intermediate Dance and a few special guest performers at this year's District Dance Festival at 7 p.m. at Newport Harbor High School's Loats Theater, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Tickets are $12...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Concours De Nice Cobra Owners Club of America Orange County will host its 38th annual Concours De Nice from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park Mall at South Coast Plaza, 3300 Bristol St. The Concours this year will celebrate Carroll Shelby and 50...
  • Charles S. "Roc" Dutton To Perform Solo Piece at O'Neill Theater Center Summer Gala

    Charles S. "Roc" Dutton To Perform Solo Piece at O'Neill Theater Center Summer Gala
    Stage and film actor Charles S. “Roc” Dutton will be a featured guestat the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center's 6th Annual Summer Gala on Saturday, July 21, in the Sunken Garden on the theater’s grounds off of 305 Grerat Neck Road,...
  • La Jolla Playhouse gets heat from Asian Americans over casting

    La Jolla Playhouse gets heat from Asian Americans over casting
    The La Jolla Playhouse has been receiving a barrage of negative criticism from members of the Asian American community over its casting choices for the new musical "The Nightingale," featuring songs by the "Spring Awakening" team ofDuncan Sheikand...
  • Court Theatre to stage 'Jitney,' Moliere and more

    Chicago's Court Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season. Bereft of new work or major reinterpretation, it seems notably less ambitious than in recent years, but will likely please those who like to see familiar, well-regarded titles. The season begins...
  • Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue

    Nauticus and Stage Company team up for swingtime revue
    Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer. Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
  • Seminole State College refurbishes Fine Arts building

     
    There's a spiffy new entrance to the theater at Seminole State College's theater. Renovations have given Seminole State's Fine Arts building on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus a new glow. Workers recently replaced flooring and painted interior walls in the...
  • Seminole State College stages August Wilson’s ‘Seven Guitars’

     
    This week's theater-page spotlight in the Orlando Sentinel's Calendar section looks at the Seminole State College production of “Seven Guitars.” ‘Seven Guitars’ WHAT: Seminole State College has presented one of August Wilson’...
  • Theater review: ‘Seven Guitars’ at Seminole State College

     
    There’s a lot of crowing going on in August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars.” Much of it comes from Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton. It’s 1948 and fresh out of incarceration with a hit record on the radio, Floyd just knows he...