How I Learned What I Learned

How I Learned What I Learned

By August Wilson

SEPT. 21 – NOV. 6 

Co-Conceived by Todd Kreidler

Directed by Kevin Jones

Produced in partnership with the August Wilson Red Door Project


In his one-man autobiographical play, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson takes us on a journey from his days as a young poet through the completion of his acclaimed American Century Cycle. Beautifully raw, poignant, and humorous, How I Learned What I Learned reveals the man behind some of the most celebrated plays of the twentieth century.




SEPT. 21 – NOV. 6

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Victor Mack: August Wilson

Understudy: Charles Grant


Director: Kevin Jones

Assistant Director: Tamera Lynn

Original Scenic & Projection Designer: David Gallo

Lighting Designer: Daniel Meeker

Costume Designer: Wanda Walden

Original Sound Designer: Dan Moses Schreier

Vocal Coach: Elizabeth Rothan

Stage Manager: David Levine

Choreographer: Oluyinka Akinjiola

Projections Programmer: Rory Breshears

Sound Engineer: Matt Wiens 

Assistant Stage Manager: Jenn McIntyre

Technical Director: Christian Andrews

Appears as courtesy of Actor's Equity

Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member

Former Portland Playhouse Apprentice Company Member

Thank you to our Show Sponsors

Dave and Karen Johnson, Karen Fink

Harold Goldstein & Carol Streeter, Ronni Lacroute, Meyer Memorial Trust, James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, Oregon Arts Commission

Portland Playhouse receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts.

*Appears Courtesy Actors’ Equity Association. Actors equity association, founded in 1913, represents more than 49,000 actors and stage managers in the U.S. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Equity seeks to foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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