The plays of August Wilson have been so celebrated in print that it is probably pointless to begin the discussion anew. If he wasn't the most poetic, the most novel, the most fun, or the most profound of recent American playwrights, he certainly combined all of those elements to a degree unequalled by any other. His plays explored the "black experience" before they explored anything else, and Wilson's take on that experience is considered among the wisest ever committed to... More >>>