The Greene Space of NYC Announces Release of Audio Recordings of August Wilson’s Century Cycle

By Mike Downing

Several readers have asked me to re-post this, so here it is.

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Phylicia_Rashad_GemYou may recall that, a few years ago, The Greene Space in NYC coordinated an historical event.  They brought in actors and directors to produce audio recordings of August Wilson’s plays, thereby committing the entire Century Cycle to permanent record.

At the time, I contacted The Greene Space and spoke with them about hosting the recordings, when they became available.  They told me to sit tight.

Well, after two years of production, I’m pleased to announce that August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, performed and recorded in the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, is becoming available on a limited-time basis.

The recordings will only be available now through August 26, 2015 and they will be released on a rolling schedule.  “Gem of the Ocean” and “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” are available now. The rest of the series will be released Sundays on a weekly basis.

Schedule of release dates:

April 26:            Gem of…

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