An Historical Chronicle

By Mike Downing

Wilson’s plays, in historical order, are as follows.  The date signifies the decade in which the play occurs, the parentheses indicate the year the play was written, and the number in brackets indicates the numerical order in which the plays were written.

1904 – Gem of the Ocean (2003) [9]

1911 – Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (1984) [4]

1927 – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (1982) [2]

1936 – The Piano Lesson (1986) [5]

1948 – Seven Guitars (1995) [7]

1957 – Fences (1983) [3]

1969 – Two Trains Running (1990) [6]

1977 – Jitney (1979) [1]

1985 – King Hedley II (2001) [8]

1997 – Radio Golf (2005) [10]

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