Inside Broadway: August Wilson Monologue Competition Comes to Broadway
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From Left to Right top row: Guy Davis, David Gallo, Kenny Leon, Jasmine Guy, James A. Williams - From left to right bottom row: Lynn Nottage, third place finalist Tyler Edwards, second place finalist Christian Helem, Hilda Willis, first place finalist Saidah Wade, and Crystal Dickinson (Photo courtesy of O+M Co)
*On a quiet and rainy Monday evening in New York City’s theatre district, the sixth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals was held at the August Wilson Theatre, where 21 finalists had an opportunity to perform on a Broadway stage. The national competition was presented and produced by Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters.
In 2005, we lost one of the greatest American theatre icons of the 20th/21 st century, two-time Pulitzer Prize playwright August Wilson. In his honor and only fourteen days after Wilson’s death, on October 16, 2005, the Virginia Theatre was renamed the August Wilson Theatre. The August Wilson Theatre is c
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