Gem of the Ocean

Gem of the Ocean

SYNOPSIS: Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson takes us to the beginning of his 20th century cycle with this play set in 1904 Pittsburgh. When Citizen Barlow, in spiritual turmoil, arrives at Aunt Ester’s house claiming sanctuary from Caesar, the local constable, he 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.

Directed by Gregg T. Daniel

Cast: Veralyn Jones, Evan Lewis Smith, Kevin Jackson, Carolyn Ratteray, Alex Morris, Bert Emmett

Show Times: Vary, see website

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  • Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission
  • Playwright: August Wilson

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