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Hayti Heritage Center and the Carolina Theatre of Durham Present
A Walk in August
“A Walk in August” is a journey of self-reflection and friendship between Broadway actor, director, and educator James A. Williams and Pulitzer Prize winning American playwright August Wilson. Williams explores his life experiences mirrored with the many roles he has portrayed in Wilson’s plays. Wilson is best known for his series of ten plays, collectively called the “Pittsburgh Cycle,” which chronicles the experiences and heritage of the African American community in the 20th century. Wilson is considered by many as “theater’s poet of Black America.”
Admission is free, however, guests should register in advance.
This event will take place at the Hayti Heritage Center, located at 804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham. Masks are strongly encouraged, but not required.