august wilson

Laurence Fishburne Credits Therapy With Helping Him Deal With His Anger and Abusing His First Wife

As a podcast guest, Fishburne explained that playing Ike Turner was an emotional experience he recognized from his own life.
11/22/2022

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Director George C. Wolfe Turns The Blues Singer’s Story Into A Modern Day Marvel

The veteran director reinterprets this classic story.
12/18/2020

Black Mom Says Her Son Was Expelled From Private School Because of Her Objections To Stage Play ‘Fences’

Acclaimed August Wilson play was inappropriate, she said.
12/15/2020

E. Lynn Harris' Invisible Life Is Coming to the Stage

The best-selling novel opens at the Apollo Theater tonight.
06/25/2015

August Wilson Documentary The Ground on Which I Stand Premiering on PBS

The film chronicling Wilson's life and work airs at 9 p.m.
02/20/2015

Debt-Ridden August Wilson Center Saved by Local Efforts

A group of foundations bought the center for $8.49 million.
09/30/2014

This Day in Black History: April 27, 1945

Playwright August Wilson was born in Pittsburgh.
04/27/2013