The Piano Lesson

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  • TV-MA
  • Genre(s): Drama Musical
  • Release year: 1995
  • Running time: 95 min
The Piano Lesson is a 1995 American television film based on the play The Piano Lesson by August Wilson. Produced by Hallmark Hall of Fame, the film originally aired on CBS on February 5, 1995. Directed by Lloyd Richards, the film stars Charles S. read more

The Piano Lesson is a 1995 American television film based on the play The Piano Lesson by August Wilson. Produced by Hallmark Hall of Fame, the film originally aired on CBS on February 5, 1995. Directed by Lloyd Richards, the film stars Charles S. Dutton and Alfre Woodard, and relies on most of its cast from the original Broadway production.

Original Release

02/05/1995

Cast

Directors

Lloyd Richards

Writers

August Wilson

Cast

Alfre Woodard Berniece Charles
Charles S. Dutton Boy Willie
Zelda Harris Maretha
Carl Gordon Doaker
Tommy Hollis Avery
Lou Myers Wining Boy
Courtney B. Vance Lymon
Rosalyn Coleman Grace
Tommy Lafitte Ace
Lynne Innerst Miss Ophelia
Harold Surratt Papa Willie Boy
Elva Branson Mama Berniece
Tim Hartman Sutter
Ben Tatar Watermelon Man
Alice Eisner Watermelon Lady (as Alice Gerber Eisner)
Bob Tracey Nolander

Producers

Editors

Jim Oliver

1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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