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Morton Theatre Host's August Wilson' "Jitney"

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The award-winning August Wilson play “Jitney” is coming to the historic Morton Theatre in Athens. Proceeds from the performances benefit Paine College and the United Negro College Fund Campaign.

Fred Smith, with the Athens Area Paine College Club, Louie Love one of the production's stars and producers Nick Starr and Princess Starr say it’s important to bring Wilson’s work to audiences.
Performances are on Saturday at 6 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the Morton Theatre.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!