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Trinity Repertory Company

10 Weeks With August Wilson: The American Century Cycle

with Michelle Cruz


In this discussion and playreading group, participants will explore a different play from August Wilson's American Century Cycle each week. Community Engagement Director Michelle Cruz will lead a conversation about the context, themes, rich history, music and language of Wilson's plays. In order, the plays are: Gem of the Ocean, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Fences, Two Trains Running, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Radio Golf. We encourage students to purchase these plays from Black-owned bookstores such as these or find it at your local library. This class will be held on Zoom. 

For ages 16 and up. Class size limited to 20. 

Financial Aid: Please fill out the Financial Aid Application BEFORE registering for a Trinity Rep Studio class. Once your application is processed (allow 3 – 5 business days) you will be given a discount code to register. Financial aid is need-based only and applicants must fill out the attached form and complete an essay to be considered. Payment plans are also available. Email with all inquiries. 

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 2 payments of $25.00, paid every four weeks.
  • Feb 26 - Apr 30th, 2022
    Sat for 10 weeks from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Online Class

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