's set, the designers created the inside of a slightly run down jitney
The bankruptcy of Jitney
Jungle Stores of America, a Jackson, Miss.-based chain with five stores in Arkansas, recalls Harvest Foods Inc.'s 1997 insolvency.
'This month, 20 years ago, I started working consistently when I took a role at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, doing August Wilson's 'Jitney
The new Premier format store in Hattiesburg, the off-season home of Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, is one of three new combination-store prototype units Jitney
has opened since mid-summer.
So much has been written on August Wilson's project to chronicle the African-American experience through each decade of the twentieth century that the series, which now includes seven plays - Jitney
!(1979), Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984), Fences (1987), Joe Turner's Come and Gone (1988), The Piano Lesson (1990), Two Trains Running (1992), and Seven Guitars (1996) - sometimes seems like a monolith.
That's why O'Keefe is encouraged by one of the Alliance for Downtown New York's first acts: subsidizing a free Jitney
service that will circulate passengers from the New York Waterway ferry slip to the World Financial Center to the South Street Seaport to South Ferry and back.
A 10-time Grammy winner, John picked up a Tony for coproducing the revival of the musical 'Jitney
' and won an Oscar for composing the song 'Glory' for the film, 'Selma.'
Initial investigation revealed that De Dios boarded a passenger jitney
in Barangay Ninoy Aquino, Angeles City around 4:40 a.m.
," a 10th play but the first written, was performed Off Broadway.) Over the years, the Wilson oeuvre has earned 45 Tony noms and eight wins.
August Wilson does not normally premiere his plays in his native town of Pittsburgh--the only plays by Wilson to receive premieres in Pittsburgh thus far are Jitney
and King Hedley II; the latter inaugurated the Pittsburgh Public Theater's new performance space, the O'Reilly Theater.
For individuals who live far from a bus stop, they created a jitney
service that provided rides to bus stops.