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12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Andree Lee Ellis presents August Wilson�s JITNEY

By Russ Bickerstaff
n It's an interesting end of American history that sounds romantic enough that it really should've been a major motion picture. In Pittsburgh in the '70's, there was an area of town that was so dangerous and infested with crime that no officially licensed cabbie would want to work there. And so any enterprising unlicensed cabbies who wanted to work the area could make some decent money moving pe...
02.17.2011 | | Posted at 08:08 AM

Andre Lee Ellis And Company bring together African-American folktale legends for a new show.

By Russ Bickerstaff
� Theatre group Andre Lee Ellis and Company closes out its 17th season next week with a tribute to the ancestral legacy of African American folk heroes. The cast of characters for Quiet As It�s Kept read like a who�s who of classic American folk tales�John Henry, Sweet Georgia Brown, Stagger Lee, Brer Rabbit and so on . . . A story that brings all the legends together should be interesting. It ...

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