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Cincinnati Ballet Dancers with costumes by local artist Asha Ama 

August Wilson's "How I Learned What I Learned"

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Friday, February 16;
Saturday, February 17 or
Thursday, February 22, 2024

5:30 p.m. FLOW SOCIAL

Written and originally performed by playwriting legend August Wilson himself, this autobiographical tour-de-force chronicles Wilson’s days as a struggling young writer. In this intimate one-person play, you’ll experience his first jobs, first loves, a stint in jail, his encounters with racism, violence and music, and how the people of Pittsburgh’s Hill District inspired his celebrated cycle of plays. Following his rise from a young poet to the literary giant we honor today, this timeless and heartfelt memoir charts one man’s journey of self-discovery and what it means to be a Black artist in America. Directed by Torie Wiggins.

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