August Wilson's Seven Guitars
November 26 - December 26, 2021
Written by August Wilson
Directed by Tazewell Thompson
“Rich with exceptionally vivid characters”
The lives of seven friends are irrevocably changed when their old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton reappears with a chance of a lifetime. Infused with deep and soaring blues rhythms, this “rich and exceptionally vivid” (Variety) play pits the determination for a better future against the harsh realities ultimately leading to heartbreaking and inescapable circumstances. Director Tazewell Thompson returns to Arena Stage to direct August Wilson’s Seven Guitars — the fifth play in Wilson’s American Century Cycle and the second half of Arena Stage Giants Festival featuring August Wilson.
Prime Sponsorship for Seven Guitars is generously provided by and
Supporting Sponsorship is generously provided by Judith N. Batty, Patricia and David Fisher and Margot Kelly.