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Production: 'The Piano Lesson' (See all 8 roles)

Wining Boy (Lead)

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Casting the Olney Theatre Center's 2014 season to include "The Piano Lesson," by August Wilson. The play follows an African-American family in 1937 Pittsburgh struggling to face it...more

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Male, ages 50-59, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Wining Boy: (Lead) to play 56, Doaker's brother; a wandering, washed-up recording star who relies on Doaker when he finds himself broke; a comic figure, he functions as one of the play's primary storytellers and as a connection to the family's history.