May 9, 2007: An elegy whispers beneath the energy that animates “Radio Golf,” the last play by August Wilson. The production that opened last night at the Cort Theater, directed by Kenny Leon, has the crackle of a bustling comedy crossed with an old-fashioned melodrama, in which scenes end with surprise revelations or personal declarations of war.READ THE REVIEW
Radio Golf BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- May 8, 2007
- July 1, 2007
Theater: Cort Theatre / 138 West 48th Street, New York, NY, 10036Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
Set in 1997 in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, Radio Golf could be ripped from today’s headlines, as Harmond Wilks (Lennix), a charming and powerful African-American politician, is running for the highest office of his career, with the loving support of his savvy wife, Mame (Pinkins). As Harmond steps into political prominence, the past is just a few steps behind him… and gaining fast.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Radio Golf