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About Jitney

Set in the early 1970s, this richly textured play follows a group of men trying to eke out a living by driving unlicensed cabs, or jitneys. When the city of Pittsburgh threatens to board up the business and the boss’ son returns from prison, tempers flare, potent secrets are revealed, and the fragile threads binding these people together may come undone at last.

Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson ("Lackawanna Blues"), one of Wilson’s finest interpreters, this acclaimed production of "Jitney" received six Tony nominations, winning Best Revival of a Play, and winning the 2017 Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Play.

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Recommended for ages 12 and up for mature themes and violence. Children 6 and under are not admitted, unless otherwise noted for specific performances.

A glorious production
The New York Times
Grade: A! A gem of a play, both timely and timeless.
Entertainment Weekly

Center Theatre Group at Mark Taper Forum

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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