August Wilson's Jitney made it's official debut on Broadway last night (Thursday) at the Manhattan Theatre Club at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. A great ensemble cast has already resulted in standing ovations.
Jitney's scene is set in Pittsburgh, PA in a 1977 dilapidated unlicensed cab station, a place were locals go for cheap fares instead of the expensive regulated taxis. That's also where Shealy, portrayed by veteran actor Harvy Blanks, runs his numbers game.
Blanks who lights up the stage with his acting and wardrobe: