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A. Russell Andrews, who portrays J.P. Madison in SCR’s production “What I Learned in Paris,” was selected by playwright August Wilson to originate the roles of Mister in “King Hedley II” and Youngblood in “Jitney,” and has appeared in numerous Wilson works like “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “The Piano Lesson.” Credit: Photo courtesy of South Coast Repertory