August Wilson's Seven Guitars

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The 1940s Pittsburgh is the backdrop for August Wilson’s fifth cycle play and the second production in the August Wilson Festival. Seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance. Infused with deep and soaring blues rhythms, this “rich and exceptionally vivid” (Variety) play pits the desire for a better future against the harsh realities ultimately leading to heartbreaking and inescapable circumstances.

Presented by Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Show Type
Drama
Running Time
150 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$51 - $105

Discount Tickets Available

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Box Office Phone: 202-488-3300

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 04/03/2020 - 05/03/2020
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Arena Stage - The Fichandler Stage
1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
About the Venue:
The Fichandler Stage stands as the iconic, original theater space, with its epic, in-the-round auditorium and steeply raked seating tiers. The spirit of the Fichandler is celebrated in this 683-seat venue where patrons are never more than eight rows away from the stage, allowing the entire audience to be closer to the stage than ever before.

Getting There

  • Waterfront-SEU (Green Line)

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paid garages

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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