The August Wilson Cycle in Pictures: Gem of the Ocean - 2004
04 Oct 2005
Play: Gem of the Ocean
Synopsis: Set in 1904 Pittsburgh, Citizen Barlow, in spiritual turmoil, arrives at Aunt Ester’s 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
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!