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PHOTOS | August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson" : Slideshow

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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The cast of The Piano Lesson with Artistic Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson (far right), Associate Artistic Director Stephen McKinley Henderson (far left) and Executive Producer Indira Etwaroo (third from right).

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In the green room with Ruben Santiago-Hudson, James A. Williams, Brandon Dirden and Alexis Holt.

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Production associate Bertie Michaels prepping the scripts before the show.

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Backstage with brothers Jason Dirden and Brandon Dirden before The Piano Lesson.

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Musician/composer Bill Sims, Jr. and Hollis King, set designer, chatting before the show.

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Indira Etwaroo, Executive Producer of August Wilson's American Century Cycle.

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Poet Sonia Sanchez opened the evening with reflections on August Wilson and his legacy. Watch video here.

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The cast of The Piano Lesson takes the stage.

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Roslyn Ruff as Berniece, Brandon Dirden as Boy Willie and Jason Dirden as Lymon in August Wilson's The Piano Lesson.

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Actor James A. Williams reads as Doaker in The Greene Space's recorded reading of The Piano Lesson.

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The cast of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, presented live in The Greene Space.

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Roslyn Ruff as Berniece

Alexis Holt reading as Maretha in The Greene Space's recording of The Piano Lesson.

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The cast of The Piano Lesson.

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Jason Dirden as Lymon.

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James A. Williams reading as Doaker in The Piano Lesson.

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Eric Lenox Abrams as Avery.

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Chuck Cooper as Wining Boy in August Wilson's The Piano Lesson.

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Roslyn Ruff

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A peek at Eric Lenox Abrams' script, as he reads the role of Avery in The Piano Lesson.

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Mandi Masden as Grace.

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Poet Sonia Sanchez in the audience of The Greene Space's recording of The Piano Lesson.

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Mandi Masden

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Paying tribute to an American master.

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Backstage after the show, August Wilson series Artistic Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson toasts poet Sonia Sanchez on her birthday.

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