August Wilson has received many honors and awards; here we list them in chronological order.
Recycle - 1973
Black Bart and the Sacred Hills - 1977
Fullerton Street - 1980
Jitney - 1982
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - 1984
Fences - 1987
Joe Turner's Come and Gone - 1988
The Homecoming - 1989
The Coldest Day of the Year - 1989
The Piano Lesson - 1990
Two Trains Running - 1991
Seven Guitars - 1995
King Hedley II - 1999
Gem of the Ocean - 2003
How I Learned What I Learned - 2003
Radio Golf - 2005
New York City
On October 16, 2005, only 14 days after Wilson's death, the Virginia Theatre in New York's Broadway theatre district was renamed the August Wilson Theatre. This is the first Broadway theatre to bear the name of an African-American.
Currently showing the smash hit musical - Jersey Boys!
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