The August Wilson Cycle in Pictures: King Hedley II - 2001

By Morgan Allen
October 4, 2005

Play: King Hedley II

Synopsis: King Hedley II is the eighth in August Wilson's series of plays chronicling African-Americans in each decade of the twentieth century. The play depicts the lives of residents of Pittsburgh's Hill District as they attempt to rise above their impoverished surroundings.

Original Run: May 1, 2001 - July 1, 2001, Virginia Theatre (Broadway)

Pictured: Brian Stokes Mitchell and Leslie Uggams

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