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August Wilson's

Seven Guitars

October 17–November 14, 2021

Seven Guitars

By August Wilson

Directed by Gregg T. Daniel

In 1948 Pittsburgh, old friends gather to mourn the death of a young guitarist and his dream of stardom. This heartrending blues opera combines touching elegy, humor, and emotional grit as the characters strike their own notes in a discordant world that threatens their hopes and lives at every turn. Bursting with musical lyricism and courage, Wilson’s Pulitzer-nominated play continues his theatrical saga that richly captures the spirit and heritage of Black Americans in the 20th Century.

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Lead Sponsor:
 William & Priscilla Kennedy
Joe & Denise Lumarda
Dick & Sally Roberts

artists + cast

The Artists


† Designer is represented by United Scenic Artists Local USA-829 of the IATSE
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage
Managers in the United States.
§ The Director is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, a national theatrical labor union.
ANW Resident Artist

Header photo by Daniel Reichert. Pictured: Desean K. Terry.

August Wilson’s Seven Guitars” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.