On Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. PT, witness the power of legendary playwright August Wilson’s words brought to life by emerging artists. This virtual event will feature 12 finalists performing their monologues live for a chance to move on to the national finals, and more.
Reserve your free tickets to the August Wilson Monologue Competition Regional Finals today! This event will be closed captioned.
Known as the "American Shakespeare," August Wilson is recognized as one of the most influential playwrights of our time.
The American Century CycleMORE
Wilson’s 10-play American Century Cycle explores the heritage and experience of African Americans, decade by decade, over the course of the 20th century.
Find information about participation in the AWMC, FAQs, our Youth Engagement programming, and more.
Celebrate Wilson’s legacy and gear up for the 11th year of the AWMC by reading all ten plays in Wilson’s American Century Cycle.
Did You Know...?MORE
Read on to learn some little-known facts about Wilson, his work, and his time at Seattle Rep.
Check out copies of Wilson's plays, plus explore additional curated films and interviews to further engage with the playwright and his work.
Seattle Rep's Youth Engagement Programs are supported by:
The Chisholm Foundation
U.S. Bank Foundation
Loeb Family Foundations | Hazel Miller Foundation | KeyBank
Muckleshoot Charitable Fund | Forest Foundation | Theatre Forward
Hubbard Family Foundation
Header Image: Jade Sandoval performing in the 2020 AWMC. Photo by Angela Nickerson.