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"Jitney" as fundraiser for green building in East Cleveland

Submitted by Pat on Sun, 01/25/2009 - 15:55.

East Cleveland Theater presents "Jitney" by August Wilson.
Sunday, February 15, 2009.
Sponsored by Windermere Renaissance.

At a ramshackle taxi depot, the middle-aged men who drive unlicensed gypsy cabs, or "jitneys," strive to find honor and accomplishment amidst a landscape of diminishing opportunity. When the station owner's estranged son returns from 20 years in prison, their reunion unleashes two decades of brutal, raw emotion.