By Melissa Rose Bernardo
Updated June 02, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Jitney

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August Wilson has set out to document the African-American journey decade by decade, and Jitney — an expanded version of his first play — gets him one step closer. Here, he returns to Pittsburgh (his hometown), and the men at a gypsy-cab company, circa 1977. Though not Wilson’s edgiest, it’s surely his funniest work. B+

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