August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned

Theatre (solo show, performers of colour)

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  • Assembly Rooms - Drawing Room
  • 11:20
  • Aug 3-14, 16-21, 23-28
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: Ever Forward Productions / Saints & Poets Theater
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes, Scenes of a sexual nature, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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Description

UK/European premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson's solo show chronicling his life as a Black artist in Pittsburgh's Hill District. From stories about his first jobs, first loves and experiences with racism, Wilson recounts his life from his roots to the completion of The American Century Cycle. Wilson is portrayed by Wali Jamal, 2018 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Performer of the Year and the only actor in the world to have performed this play in addition to all ten of Wilson's American Century Cycle plays.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There is lift access into the performance space. If not taking the lift there are 23 steps into the venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Is a wheelchair user
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