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— by Rob Hubbard: There’s a ghost at Penumbra Theatre. The Twin Cities’ (and, arguably, America’s) foremost purveyor of works that examine and express what it means to be African-American has a specter haunting its history. It’s the spirit of playwright August Wilson, who started his career as a janitor who hung out in St. Paul bars with a notebook on his table, developing a unique gift for bringing soul-baring speech and life-changing conflicts to the page and stage…

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May 3, 2019 at 1:24 am