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6 edition of Gem of the Ocean found in the catalog.

Gem of the Ocean

by August Wilson

  • 260 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Theatre Communications Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts, plays,
  • Plays,
  • Drama,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • American,
  • Drama / General,
  • General,
  • African American neighborhoods,
  • African Americans,
  • Historical drama

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8610249M
    ISBN 101559362812
    ISBN 109781559362818

    Gem of the Ocean recently played across the country and on Broadway, with Phylicia Rashad as Aunt r in , on the completion of the final work of his ten play cycle-surely the most ambitious American dramatic project undertaken in our history-August Wilson disclosed his bout with cancer, an illness of unusual ferocity that would. The Gem of the Ocean is a paper boat made by Aunt Ester out of a bill of sale that was made out for her when she was a slave. Aunt Ester made the Gem of the Ocean to take Citizen Barlow to the Island of Bones to get his soul washed. Citizen Barlow needed to wash his soul to 4/5(5).

    Gem of the Ocean, the first play in his Pittsburgh Cycle. Seven years later, the University of Central Florida’s production of. Gem of the Ocean. went against what most consider traditional staging. With a Russian born director and a mostly white production team, playing to a predominately white audience, what are the challenges ofAuthor: Rebecca Barringhaus. Title Columbia, the gem of the ocean. By David T. Shaw Created / Published monographic. Genre.

      August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean, now in a blistering new production at Court Theatre, is the culmination of all for which this great playwright stood. stars. August Wilson’s Gem of the Ocean features the potent power of Aunt Ester, Wilson’s gatekeeper to spiritual matters, and the hearts of the Hill residents she loves. When Aunt Ester opens her home at Wylie Avenue to the troubled Citizen Barlow, a recent migrant from the rural South, a battle ensues not only within Citizen, who begs Aunt.


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This is the fourth play (Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Gem of the Ocean, and Fences) I've read in this play cycle. I've also seen the live production of four (The Piano Lesson, Jitney, King Hedley II, and Fences)/5.

Gem of the ocean. New York: Theatre Communications Group ; St. Paul, MN: Distributed to the Book trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, (OCoLC) Online version: Wilson, August.

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Aunt Esther, the drama's 4/5(4). Gem of the Ocean is a part of a ten play chronicle written by August Wilson where slavery has ended but, we can still see that it still exist. Gem of the Ocean takes place about 40 years after the abolition of slavery, which is not nearly enough time for people to move on and evolve from such a detrimental occurrence in history.

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Walls turn into water in the second act of "Gem of the Ocean," the grandly evangelical new play by August Wilson that opened last night at the Walter Kerr Theater. 2 GEM OF THE OCEAN Gem of the Ocean is set in Pittsburgh in at Wylie Avenue the home of Aunt Ester, a year-old revered cleanser of souls.

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Gem of the Ocean is the play that begins it all. Set in Pittsburgh, it is chronologically the first work in August Wilson's decade-by-decade cycle dramatizing the African American experience during the 20th century--an unprecedented series that includes the Pulitzer Prize-winning plays Fences and.

Act I Prologue: Gem of the Ocean opens late at night at Wylie Avenue in Eli prepares to head to bed when there is a violent knock at the door.

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