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February 28 – March 31, 2019

Gem of the Ocean

By August Wilson

Directed by James Ijames

F. Otto Haas Stage

Runtime: 2 hour and 45 minutes, with 1 intermission.

Honorary Producers: June and Steve Wolfson

Set in 1904, this first installment of August Wilson’s The American Century Cycle journeys to Pittsburgh’s Hill District and tells a mystical story of freedom, justice and redemption.

Cast 
Zuhairah (Aunt Ester)
Akeem Davis (Citizen Barlow)
Danielle Leneé (Black Mary)
Brian McCann (Selig)
Brian Anthony Wilson (Solly)
Bowman Wright (Caesar)
Steven Wright (Eli)

Director
James Ijames
Assistant Director
Joniece Abbott-Pratt
Set and Lighting Designer
Thom Weaver
Costume Designer
LeVonne Lindsay
Sound Designer
Daniel Ison
Stage Manager
Alec E. Ferrell
Assistant to the Stage Manager
Mariah Ghant

Thanks to our Donor Greetings Sponsor:

Performance Schedule

Week of 2/25

Thur, Feb 28th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Preview

Fri, Mar 1st, 2019, 8:00 PM
Preview

Sat, Mar 2nd, 2019, 8:00 PM
Preview

Sun, Mar 3rd, 2019, 2:00 PM
Preview

Week of 3/4

Tue, Mar 5th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Preview

Wed, Mar 6th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Opening Night – SOLD OUT

Thu, Mar 7th, 2019, 7:00 PM

Fri, Mar 8th, 2019 8:00 PM

Sat, Mar 9th, 2019, 2:00 PM

Sat, Mar 9th, 2019, 8:00 PM

Sun, Mar 10th, 2019, 2:00 PM

Sun, Mar 10th, 2019, 7:00 PM

Week of 3/11

Wed, Mar 13th, 2019, 2:00 PM

Wed, Mar 13th, 2019, 6:30 PM

Thu, Mar 14th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Post-Show Discussion

Fri, Mar 15th, 2019, 8:00 PM
Audio Description / Captioned Performance
The Scene: Young Friends

Sat, Mar 16th, 2019, 2:00 PM
Audio Description / Captioned Performance

Sat, Mar 16th, 2019, 8:00 PM

Sun, Mar 17th, 2019, 2:00 PM
Post-Show Discussion

Sun, Mar 17th, 2019, 7:00 PM

Week of 3/18

Tue, Mar 19th, 2019, 7:00 PM

Wed, Mar 20th, 2019, 2:00 PM

Wed, Mar 20th, 2019, 6:30 PM
Post-Show Discussion

Thu, Mar 21st, 2019, 7:00 PM

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2019, 10:00 AM

Sat, Mar 23rd, 2019, 2:00 PM

Sat, Mar 23rd, 2019, 8:00 PM

Sun, Mar 24th, 2019, 2:00 PM
Post-Show Discussion

Week 3/25

Tue, Mar 26th, 2019, 7:00 PM

Wed, Mar 27th, 2019, 2:00 PM

Wed, Mar 27th, 2019, 6:30 PM
Post-Show Discussion

Thu, Mar 28th, 2019, 7:00 PM

Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 8:00 PM

Sat, Mar 30th, 2019, 2:00 PM

Sat, Mar 30th, 2019, 8:00 PM

Sun, Mar 31st, 2019, 2:00 PM