Olney Theatre Presents The Piano Lesson (Photos)

The Piano Lesson Photo | Olney Theatre Center

The Piano Lesson
Photo | Olney Theatre Center

Olney Theatre Center presents The Piano Lesson by playwright August Wilson now through June 1 in the Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab. The play follows the Charleses, an African-American family living in Pittsburgh in 1936, as they struggle over the sale of a precious family heirloom, literally and figuratively fighting the ghosts of their past.

The show is recommended for ages 12 and up. Tickets start at $48.50 and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 301.924.3400 or online at Olney Theatre website. The theater is located at 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road in Olney.

Photos courtesy of Olney Theatre Center by Stan Barouh

  • photo of essica Francis Dukes as Berniece and JaBen Early as Avery

View The Piano Lesson program on the Olney Theatre Center website.

Directed by Jamil Jude

Ronald Conner, Boy Willie
Jessica Frances Dukes, Berniece
Lauren DuPree, Grace
JaBen Early, Avery
Jon Hudson Odom, Lymon
Jonathan Peck, Doaker
Harold Surratt, Wining Boy
Nicole Wildy, Maretha

Daniel Ettinger, Scenic Design
Reggie Ray, Costume Design
Xavier Pierce, Lighting Design
Elisheba Ittoop, Sound Design
Paige Hernandez, Choreographer/Musical Director
Robb Hunter, Fight Choreographer
C. Renee Alexander, Production Stage Manager
Dennis A. Blackledge, Director of Production
Jason King Jones, Associate Artistic Director/Director of Education

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