THE PIANO LESSON

Looking forward to listening to this when we get home from the pub. As recommended by Toni herself.

The Piano Lesson (1987), August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play set in Pittsburgh in 1936, an ancient upright piano carved with African faces dominates the parlour of Doaker Charles. Boy Willie and his partner Lymon have come up from the south to sell watermelons. Boy Willie has just got out of prison and he wants to buy the land his ancestors once worked as slaves but his sister is not about to sell the piano.


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