The Cast of August Wilson’s Jitney Is Poised for the Play’s Broadway Debut

first_img Related Shows The company of ‘Jitney'(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser) Jitney is the only work from the great August Wilson’s American Century Cycle yet to play on Broadway. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning scribe’s drama begins performances at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on December 28. Opening night is scheduled for January 19, 2017, and Broadway.com recently snapped a shot of the company as they prep to bring this story to the Great White Way. Centered on unlicensed cab drivers (or rather, jitney drivers) trying to scrape together a living, Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs a cast that includes Ray Anthony Thomas, Keith Randolph Smith, Michael Potts, Brandon Dirden, John Douglas Thompson, Carra Patterson, Anthony Chisholm and Harvey Blanks (see above) as well as Moonlight star André Holland (pictured below). Check out our hot shots of the company, and be sure to catch Jitney at Manhattan Theatre Club beginning on December 28. View Commentscenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on March 12, 2017 Jitneylast_img

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