Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Joe Turner's Come and Gone

By August Wilson

A Play Reading

Monday, May 2, 2022 – 7:00 p.m.

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center

5340 N. Interstate Ave.

Portland, Oregon

Joe Turner’s Come and Gone is August Wilson’s second installment of his Pittsburgh Cycle chronicling Black life decade-by-decade. The story takes place in 1911 at a boarding house. Each denizen of the boarding house has a different relationship with slavery in the past and the urban present.  

Directed by William Earl Ray.

Small audience, limited seating.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, photo ID and mask

One thought on “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

  1. This remarkable presentation tells our story from the deep then and into the enriched now. I have been inspired and educated through the entertaining collaboration of artists both new and seasoned. Thank you for continuing to introduce black classics to our families & community. God’s Blessings to You!

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