Gem of the Ocean

The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company in association with the August Wilson House present


By August Wilson
Directed by Andrea Frye
Previews August 16th – 19th & 23rd
Opens Saturday August 24th
Presented outdoors at 1839 Wylie Ave. in Pittsburgh’s Hill District

We will perform August Wilson’s masterwork outdoors at the actual location given in the play for 287-year-old Aust Ester’s home, 1839 Wylie Avenue. Patrons are asked to park at the nearby former Shop n Save parking lot at 1850 Centre Avenue.

General admission pricing is $37.50, with Monday Community nights $18.39, sponsored by Dollar Bank. All previews are $18.39. Seating is General Admission.

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
August-September 2019
Outside at 1839 Wylie Avenue
Aug 16
7:30 PM Preview
Aug 17
7:30 PM Preview
Aug 18
7:30 PM Preview
Aug 19
7:30 PM Preview
Aug 23
7:30 PM Preview
Aug 24
7:30 PM
Aug 25
7:30 PM
Aug 26
7:30 PM
Aug 30
7:30 PM
Aug 31
7:30 PM
Sep 1
7:30 PM
Sep 2
7:30 PM
Map showing route from parking to venue
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Production support by:

And by:
Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Fund

Gem of the Ocean artwork by Darnell Chambers