The August Wilson Cycle in Pictures: Joe Turner's Come and Gone - 1988

By Morgan Allen
04 Oct 2005

Play: Joe Turner's Come and Gone



Synopsis: The great migration of African-Americans from the farms of the South to the cities of the North is captured in this drama of folks passing through a Pittsburgh boarding house in 1911. One of them is on a special quest, to find a mystical "Shining Man." When a threatening stranger arrives, he suspects his quest may be at an end.

Original Run: March 27, 1988 - June 26, 1988, Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)

Pictured: Raynor Scheine (left), Ed Hall and Delroy Lindo, photo by Joan Marcus

View next production.