Host and series executive producer Michael Kantor sits down with Ruben Santiago-Hudson, director of August Wilson’s Jitney, which made its Broadway debut at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in January 2017. Santiago-Hudson discusses the impact that Wilson has made as one of the most prolific African-American playwrights of the 20th century. Learn more about August Wilson and his works through American Masters – August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand.
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