Signature Theatre Extends August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED Through 12/22
Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for the New York Premiere of August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED, co-conceived with and directed by Todd Kreidler, and featuring Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production, which begins performances on November 5, will now play through Sunday, December 22. Opening night is November 24 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Limited $25 subsidized tickets remain for the production's initial run through December 15. Tickets during the extension week are $75 each.
In this solo show, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson shares stories about his first few jobs, a stint in jail, an early relationship, his first kiss, his foray into cinema, and the friends he has had his entire life. Directed by long-time collaboratorTodd Kreidler and featuring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, director of the acclaimed Signature Theatre production of The Piano Lesson, How I Learned What I Learned charts one man's journey of self-discovery through adversity, and what it means to be a black artist in America.
The design team includes David Gallo (Scenic and Projection Design), Constanza Romero (Artistic Advisor and Costume Design), Thom Weaver (Lighting Design), and Dan Moses Schreier (Sound Design). Winnie Y. Lok is the Production Stage Manager.
Signature offers Student Rush tickets for extension performances. Subject to availability, Student Rush tickets will be sold for $25 when the Box Office opens each day up until performance time. The tickets are only available in person. The number of tickets varies from performance to performance. Limit two tickets per person. Valid student ID must be presented at the time of purchase.