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August Wilsons Jitney opens Arena Stages season-long Festival celebrating the Pulitzer Prize-winning giant with Ruben Santiago-Hudson directing his 2017 Broadway production recipient of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The dramatic story of a Pittsburgh jitney station, a symbol of stability, struggling against an oppressive lack of opportunity and unnerving neighborhood gentrification that threatens the way they live and work. The drivers resist powerful forces while coming to grips with their pasts to fulfill their own hopes and dreams for the future. Arena Stages presentation kicks off the National Tour of one of this great masters masterpieces.
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
1101 6th St. SW,
Washington, DC 20024
Southwest & The Wharf