There are no recent bookmarks.

Please Note: This event has expired.

King Hedley II

Presented by Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company at August Wilson House, Pittsburgh PA

Apr 27 2018
Jun 03 2018
King Hedley II

August Wilson’s drama about a man whose self-worth is built on self-delusion.

Peddling stolen refrigerators in the feeble hope of making enough money to open a video store, King Hedley, a man whose self-worth is built on self-delusion, is scraping in the dirt of an urban backyard trying to plant seeds where nothing will grow. Getting, spending, killing and dying in a world where getting is hard and killing is commonplace are threads woven into this 1980’s installment in the author’s renowned cycle of plays about the black experience in America. Drawing on characters

View more


Tickets are $37.50 in advance, with no ticketing surcharges. Prices at the door are $5 higher than online prices. Industry night on Monday, May 21st, is pay what you can, at the door only.

Contact: 412-377-7803


    Official Website


August Wilson House

1727 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

CONNECT WITH Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company