“August Wilson’s Jitney” at True Colors Theatre May 5-30; Alliance Theater June 5-27

“August Wilson’s Jitney” at True Colors Theatre May 5-30; Alliance Theater June 5-27

Back in the ’70s, regular cabs didn’t travel to Pittsburgh’s urban Hill District. Jitney (set in 1977) follows the lives of men hustling to make a living as jitneys — unofficial, unlicensed cabbies. The gypsy station is in turmoil when the boss’ son returns after 20 years in prison; drama continues when the station faces possible demolition due […]

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