Tag Archives: August Wilson

  • Sam Pollard on Telling August Wilson’s Story for ‘American Masters’

    Feb 19, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *The life and work of Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson will be examined in the next “American Masters” special for PBS, with filmmaker Sam Pollard weaving biographical info with clips and readings from his 10-play cycle, chronicling each decade of the 20th-century African-American experience. “My approach was, first, to really revisit and re watch […]

  • EUR Theater Review: ‘King Hedley II': It’s All About The Rhythm

    Feb 16, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *”King Hedley II” is a play by American playwright August Wilson, the eighth in his ten-part series, The Pittsburgh Cycle. The play is currently in production at the famed Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. from now through March 15.  The following is an exclusive  review for EUR by Kathy Ade. *It’s the rhythm of life, […]

  • Phylicia Rashad Talks August Wilson Ahead of PBS Special

    Feb 3, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Anything you have ever wanted to know about August Wilson – the late literary mastermind who brought to humanity such gifts as Fences and The Piano Lesson – will be covered in a new PBS special and DVD that celebrates his life and work. “American Masters — August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand” traces […]

  • THE (04-17-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Apr 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “Do not follow where the path may lead. […]

  • Stars Come Out to Celebrate August Wilson’s Legacy Live Online

    Sep 13, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *On a recent momentous occasion celebrating the first time ever recordings of the entire August Wilson American Century Cycle, a staged reading of “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” took place at The Greene Space of radio stations WNYC and WQXR. Viewers across the country and around the world will be able to watch via live […]

  • August Wilson’s Widow Constanza Romero Chats About His Legacy (Watch)

    Sep 4, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *Touted as one of the most notable griots of all time, August Wilson continues to move audiences time and time again. The August Wilson Century Cycle Celebration, which launched earlier this summer officially kicked off with it’s first recorded play recently. I had the opportunity to sit down with Constanza Romero, the widow of the […]