The tenth and final play of August Wilson's decade-by-decade portrait of 20th-century African-American life. Set once again in Pittsburgh's Hill District, this time in the year 1997, Wilson's final chapter concerns an African-American politician running for the highest office of his career. He has the loving support of his wife but is dogged by his past. Harry Lennix and Tonya Pinkins lead the cast, and Kenny Leon directs.

Cort Theater, 138 W. 48th St., (212) 239-6200.Previews start Apr. 20. Opens May 8.

Subscribe to Get More