GTA’s THE WILSON PROJECT Opens Tomorrow

Speakeysie News Desk 11/7/2019

The Wilson Project is an anthology play of monologues and scenes from the work of legendary African-American playwright, August Wilson. Each piece is selected from Wilson’s ground-breaking American Century Cycle of plays about the African-American experience in every decade from 1900-2000. Notably featured are scenes from the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas Fences and The Piano Lesson. Join GTA as we honor the life and work of one of the greatest playwrights of all time.
Rated PG-15 for some adult language and content.
Nov 8-11, 7:30 pm
UNG-Gainesville’s Ed Cabell Theatre
3820 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood
Atlanta-based award winning director, actor and educator, David Koté will be leading a talkback with the audience, cast and crew following the Friday, Nov 8 opening night performance. Koté’s production of The Color Purple at Actor’s Express won six Suzi Bass Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical and Outstanding Direction of a Musical. He serves as primary mentor and director for The Wilson Project and GTA is honored to have him available to speak about Wilson and his impact.
Discovery Series performances are free of charge, with general admission seating on a first-come, first-seated basis. Patrons can get vouchers beginning at 6:30pm the night of each performance to guarantee their seats. The theatre doors will open at 7:10pm.

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