Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway staging of August Wilson’s Jitney
directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, is now playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Set in the early 1970’s, the story follows a group of men who make a living driving unlicensed cabs or jitneys. The cast includes Harvy Blanks, Anthony Chisholm, Brandon Dirden, André Holland, Carra Patterson, Michael Potts, Keith Randolph Smith, Ray Anthony Thomas, and John Douglas Thompson. Read Playbill’s interview with director Ruben Santiago-Hudson.