Director Brandon J. Dirden returns to Two River to direct their sixth production from August Wilson’s "American Century Cycle"—"Radio Golf," the Cycle’s 10th and final play, set in 1997. More…
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Directed by Obie Award winner Brandon J. Dirden
“Gorgeous writing with a big heart! Not only is this Wilson’s most contemporary work. It is also his most accessible.”—Newsday
Real-estate developer Harmond Wilks is determined to become the first black mayor of Pittsburgh, and to revitalize the Hill District. Starbucks, Barnes & Noble and Whole Foods are ready to move in. But one particular house on the development site, at 1839 Wylie Avenue, must be torn down, a casualty of urban blight. And that house belonged to Wilson’s legendary Aunt Ester—forcing Harmond, and the Hill District itself, into a battle between the past and the future.
See it if you enjoy smartly written dramatic plays that have interesting characters and an engaging plot.
Don't see it if comedies or musicals are your thing. There are funny lines in this play, but it's mostly a political and racial drama.
See it if a timely drama about challenges faced by an African- American politician whose goal is to be the first black mayor of Pittsburgh.
Don't see it if if you don't like political theatre.
See it if If you like August Wilson's American Century Cycle. This play is the 10 and final play, set in 1997. First black mayor in Pittsburg.
Don't see it if You are not into African-American humor history past and future.