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The Piano Lesson

From 6 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Great writing

About the show

The Gallery Players present August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, a moving drama of family, history, and survival. More…

In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. They have an opportunity to buy some land down home, but they have to come up with the money right away. Boy Willie wants to sell an old piano that has been in his family for generations, but he shares ownership with his sister and it sits in her living room. She has already rejected several offers because the antique piano is covered with incredible carvings detailing the family’s rise from slavery. Boy Willie tries to persuade his stubborn sister that the past is past, but she is more formidable than he anticipated.

Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy Ruben Santiago-Hudson ' s acting and directing.

Don't see it if If you don't like plays with some music.

Must see, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love sci fi and awesome music. And if you've got some soul.

Don't see it if You're easily offended or scared.

Masterful, Profound, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if Your Need Research For A School Play .

Don't see it if You're Bored .

Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You are a fan of August Wilson.

Don't see it if You are a racist.

Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if You have a brain.

Don't see it if You don't have a brain.

Thought-provoking, Great acting, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You like a story with a lot of emotions and feeling

Don't see it if More present day, comedy plays

Cast & Creatives (16)