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Jitney

13 October, 2020 - 17 October, 2020

August Wilson's modern classic that is both ground-breaking and ambitious, comes to the NST stage.

When regular cabs won't travel to the Pittsburgh Hill District in 1977, local residents turn to the unlicensed taxi company of Jim Becker, and his fellow 'jitney' drivers. When Becker's son returns from prison, a struggle to reconcile the past begins and the future of the company and its drivers is threatened. 

Jitney explores the fragile bond between eight men as they live, love and work in a racially segregated, post-Vietnam America.