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Presented by the August Wilson Society in conjunction with the AWS 2020 Colloquium: August Wilson on the Margins: Understudied & Underrepresented.
The August Wilson Society presents How I Learned What I Learned featuring beloved Pittsburgh actor affectionately known as a Wilsonian Warrior, WALI JAMAL. Originally written and performed by August Wilson himself in 2003, How I Learned What I Learned is the autobiographical story of Wilson’s journey through the hardships of growing up in the Hill District of Pittsburgh and his rise to fame as a playwright. This show offers a dramatic portrait of Pittsburgh and its characters, defining an era through August Wilson’s lyrical prose.