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Performing Arts

August Wilson’s SEVEN GUITARS (BlackOut)

When: February 19, 7:30 PM - 10:15 PM
Where: 184 Dudley St, Suite 200, Roxbury, MA
Ages allowed: All Ages
Cost: $52.50
August Wilson’s SEVEN GUITARS (BlackOut)

We’re pleased to announce that the BlackOut performance for Seven Guitars is now on-sale, a first in Actors’ Shakespeare Project history.

This performance is for audience members of the African Diaspora, to create an experience often not possible with the predominantly white audiences at Boston theatres.

The performance will be held on Sunday, February 19 at 7:30pm, and all tickets are Pay-What-You-Can.

If you are a Black/African-American audience member and you are interested in attending this performance, please contact boxoffice@actorsshakespeareproject.org for the promo code that unlocks tickets to this performance.


August Wilson’s Seven Guitars

Directed by Maurice Emmanuel Parent
Featuring Maya Carter, Anthony T Goss, Johnnie Mack, Omar Robinson, Dereks Thomas, Valyn Lyric Turner, and Regine Vital

February 8 – March 5, 2023 at Hibernian Hall, Roxbury
Presented by Actors’ Shakespeare Project

Actors’ Shakespeare Project proudly returns to Hibernian Hall with one of the most celebrated plays of August Wilson’s Century Cycle: Seven Guitars.

In Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District, six friends gather to mourn and reminisce after the untimely death of blues guitarist Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton. As the characters recount Floyd’s last days in 1948, Seven Guitars spins a tale of what happens when dreams of stardom collide with harsh reality. With bawdy comedy and enchanting blues rhythms, Wilson’s Pulitzer- and Tony-nominated script explores faith, oppression, love, and the music that binds us together.

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