The August Wilson Cycle in Pictures: Gem of the Ocean - 2004

By Morgan Allen
04 Oct 2005

Play: Gem of the Ocean

Synopsis: Set in 1904 Pittsburgh, Citizen Barlow, in spiritual turmoil, arrives at Aunt Esterís house claiming sanctuary from Caesar, the local constable. His arrival sets into motion a series of events, including a journey to the City of Bones, which leads to startling discoveries and sets him on a course where duty leads to redemption.

Original Run: Dec. 6, 2004 - Feb. 6, 2005, Walter Kerr Theatre (Broadway)

Pictured: Phylicia Rashad (left) and Lisa-Gay Hamilton, photo by Joan Marcus

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