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Frequently Asked Questions About August Wilson's The Piano Lesson

What is August Wilson's The Piano Lesson about?

August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork THE PIANO LESSON returns to Broadway in the event of the season, starring Academy Award winner Samuel L. Jackson, Tony and Emmy nominee Danielle Brooks and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee John David Washington, directed by Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson.

A battle is brewing in the Charles household. At the center lies the family's prized heirloom piano. On one side, a brother plans to build the family fortune by selling it. On the other, a sister will go to any length to keep it and preserve the family history. Only their uncle stands in between. But even he can't hold back the ghosts of the past.

The Piano Lesson is the play for now. It reaches into the souls of the present, revealing startling truths about how we perceive our past--and who gets to define our legacy.

Who is in the The Piano Lesson cast on Broadway?

The Broadway cast of The Piano Lesson stars Academy Award winner Samuel L. Jackson, Tony and Emmy nominee Danielle Brooks and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee John David Washington.

What are the COVID-19 requirements for August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson?

Specific COVID-19 requirements for August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson have not yet been announced. However, current COVID-19 safety measures require all ticket holders for performances through at least May 31, 2022 to properly wear a mask at all times except while actively eating or drinking when seated.

See further details (including audience requirements for performances of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson, once available) here.

How much are August Wilson's The Piano Lesson tickets?

Tickets to Broadway’s The Piano Lesson vary depending on many factors, including season, day of week, and location within the theatre. The Piano Lesson tickets start at $28.

What is the recommended age for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson?

The Piano Lesson is recommended for ages 12 and up. Children under 4 are not admitted. Everyone requires a ticket for entry.

How long is August Wilson's The Piano Lesson?

The Piano Lesson runs approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.