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King Hedley II

Feb 13 – Mar 11
DaysTime
Every Wed-Sat8pm – 10pm
Every Sat-Sun2:30pm – 4:30pm
Single ticket prices TBA
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Description

It’s 1985 in the backyard of an urban Pittsburgh neighborhood staunch with decay. King Hedley II is an ex-con desperately trying to make a new life for himself selling stolen refrigerators. Scraping at the dirt, King spends a lot of time trying to plant seeds where nothing can grow. This becomes the perfect metaphor for his life as his dreams are doomed to a violent end. In Wilson’s darkest and most symbolic play, King Hedley II is the eighth play in August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, a haunting and challenging tragedy of Shakespearean proportions.

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