Brandon Dirden

Brandon Dirden appears in the following:

“The Piano Lesson”

Friday, November 30, 2012

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, director of “The Piano Lesson,” and Brandon Dirden and Roslyn Ruff, who play the leads, discuss the play, the fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle. “The Piano Lesson” is a moving drama of family, history, and survival. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy – an antique piano. “The Piano Lesson” is playing at the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Monday, September 24, 2012

7:00 PM

Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning tragedy Topdog/Underdog is one of the most powerful dramas in the American theater. Acclaimed for its taut theatricality and surprising humor, the play tells the story of two brothers, Lincoln and Booth—names given to them as a joke by their father, as ...

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Tea Cake’s Legacy

Monday, September 17, 2012

7:00 PM

Award-winning poet and actor Carl Hancock Rux revisits Zora Neale Hurston’s celebrated novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God" from the point of view of Janie’s love interest, Tea Cake, with an original performance art piece commissioned by The Greene Space. This work will explore Hurston’s narrative through a male lens. Following the ...

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Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Radio Play

Thursday, March 1, 2012

7:00 PM

Set in the 1920s, Their Eyes Were Watching God is the story of Janie Crawford free-spirited and in search of life and her authentic self as she undertakes an unexpected journey that includes marriages to three different men, challenging the morals and social expectations of the small Southern ...