Adapted for the stage from Richard Wright’s landmark
autobiography, this poignant coming-of-age story traces the
African-American author’s many boyhood struggles—from growing up
poor and being abandoned by his father to facing “Jim Crow”
prejudice in early 20th-century America. Through his love
of literature and his own personal writings, Wright finds the
power to rise above these challenges and make his mark on the
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