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August Wilson's JITNEY in the Gilliam Concert Hall
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Hosted by:  Theatre Morgan
Contact Person:  Murphy Fine Arts Center Ticket Office
Contact Email:  info@murphyfineartscenter.org
Contact Phone #: 443-885-4440

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August Wilson's JITNEY
Directed by Shirley Basfield Dunlap

Regular cabs will not travel to the Pittsburgh Hill District of the 1970s, and so the residents turn to each other. Jitney dramatizes the lives of men hustling to make a living as jitneys--unofficial, unlicensed taxi cab drivers. The son of Becker, the boss (played by Roscoe Orman, Gordon of famed "Sesame Street") returns from prison, adding to the tension in the jitney station along with the city's plan to close down the businesses in the Hill District.  What makes this play remarkable is not the plot; Jitney is Wilson at his most real--the words these men use and the stories they tell form a true slice of life.

ASL Interpretation
Sat., Feb. 11 (7:30 PM performance)

Tickets for this special production are available at the Murphy Fine Arts Center Ticket Office (443-885-4440) and through Ticketmaster:  800-551-SEAT or ticketmaster.com.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 7:30 pm
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 General Admission: $25
Students/Seniors: $20
Groups (10+ Tickets): $20
MSU Students: $10
Student Matinee (Feb 9 @ 10:30A): $10 ; Preview (Feb 9 at 7:30P): $5
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