The Piano Lesson

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The Pershing Square Signature Center [Irene Diamond Stage] (New York, NY)
480 West 42nd Street (between Dyer and 10th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036
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Signature returns to the rich body of work of its 2006-07 Playwright-in-Residence August Wilson with a new production of his Pulitzer Prize-winning The Piano Lesson. In Pittsburgh's Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy - an antique piano.

The fourth play of August Wilson's epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival.

Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON Extends Again, Through 1/20
by BWW News Desk - January 2, 2013

Signature Theatre is pleased to announce a final one-week extension for The Piano Lesson by August Wilson, which has already been named to Best of 2012 lists by The New York Times, The New Yorker and Time Out New York. The production, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, was originally scheduled to conclude its run on December 9 and already extended three times through January 13. It will now play through Sunday, January 20. The production opened on Sunday, November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) to critical praise. Tickets during the extension weeks are $75 each. (more...)

Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON Extends Through January 13
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2012

Signature Theatre has announced an additional three-week extension for The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. (more...)

Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON Receives Second One Week Extension; Initial Run Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2012

Signature Theatre has announced a second one-week extension for The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production, originally scheduled to conclude its run on December 9 and already extended once through December 16, will now play through Sunday, December 23. The production opened on Sunday, November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) to unanimous critical praise. Tickets during the extension weeks are $75 each. (more...)

BWW TV: Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 16, 2012

Signature Theatre presents The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production runs through December 16 and opens November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - November 5, 2012

Signature Theatre presents The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production, which has already announced a 1-week extension, runs through December 16 and opens November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out production shots below! (more...)

THE PIANO LESSON Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2012

Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) has announced that performances begin tonight at 7:30 p.m. for The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production, which has already announced a 1-week extension, runs from October 31 through December 16 and opens November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Very limited availability remains for the production's initial run. Tickets during the extension week are $75 each. (more...)

Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSION Extends Through 12/16
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2012

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production will now play through Sunday, December 16. The production will begin performances on October 30 and open on November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Very limited availability remains for the production's initial run. Tickets during the extension week are $75 each. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Signature Theatre Company's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2012

Signature Theatre Company's (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) production of The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson is now in rehearsal. The production runs October 30 through December 9, 2012, with a November 18 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out photos from the first rehearsal below! (more...)