How did Wilson accomplish one of the masterworks of American theatre – the 10-play Century Cycle? Who were his influences and how does he influence the next generation of artists and audiences?  Watch this video with Kevin Jones, Founder, August Wilson Red Door Project and Director, The Piano Lesson, at Portland Playhouse and Chantal DeGroat, Lead Teaching Artist, August Wilson Monologue Competition, and Actor, The Piano Lesson. The interview is hosted by Bonnie Ratner, Red Door’s Executive Director. (Thanks to Six-Ten Visuals for this video).

August Wilson: His Influences and His Influence from The Red Door Project on Vimeo.