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The Dance of Death

Presented by Kinetic Theatre

Friday, April 17-Sunday, May 38PM, Sunday Matinees at 2PM

By August Strindberg
In a new version by Conor McPherson
Directed by Andrew Paul

Meet Edgar and Alice, a witty, long-married couple.  Married perhaps 25 years too long, this career military man and his grand dame of a former stage actress wife reside in a former prison on a remote island off the Swedish coast.  Rarely seen live, The Dance of Death is a caustic, hilarious black comedy.  Kinetic Theatre’s Pittsburgh premiere production stars Sam Tsoutsouvas and Helena Ruoti, each in the role of this or any other lifetime, with Mark Staley as Kurt, the long-suffering soul who set them up.

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The Mousetrap

Presented by Prime Stage Theatre

Friday, May 8-17Friday - Saturday 8PM, Sunday Matinee 2:30PM

A murder at Monkswell Manor.  Who will be next?  Colonel Metcalf, the neurotic Christopher Wren, the unpleasant Mrs. Boyle, the mysterious Miss Casewell, the unexpected guest Mr. Paravicini, or the young couple Moliie and Giles Ralston? As everyone accuses each other, can you trap the murderer before Sgt. Trotter does or before someone else dies?

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The Last Five Years

Presented by Front Porch Theatricals

Friday, May 22-31Thursday - Saturday 8PM, Sunday 2PM

An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. The Last Five Years’ unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically.  Here’s the twist, though — the two characters only meet once!

 

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A (micro) history of world economics, danced

Presented by City of Asylum

Friday, June 5-67PM

A (micro) history of world economics, danced explores our collective economic history through a blend of dance and theatre. By integrating the stories of diverse community participants, this work explores the impacts of the financial crisis on people’s lives. The Pittsburgh iteration seeks to give voice to people with disabilities as participants of the full-spectrum of life activities.

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Dinner at Soba

A dinner benefiting the New Hazlett Theater

Tuesday, June 96PM

Please note: this is an off-site event.

Soba hosts an elegant evening benefiting the New Hazlett Theater.  Soba’s pan-Asian cuisine is best experienced in a group, as the array of small plates and entrees is intended for sampling and sharing.  So join us and other close friends of the New Hazlett for an engaging evening of fine dining and art.

Tickets are $125 and all proceeds go to the theater.  Mail a check to:

New Hazlett Theater
6 Allegheny Square East
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(and note on the check if you’d like the vegetarian option)
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CSA Double Feature

Part of the CSA Performance Series

Thursday, June 118pm

Teena Marie Custer examines how we create personas across social networks with a brand new solo hip-hop dance performance.  Included with this performance, Roberta Guido uses dance to explore the powerful effects of touch on human emotion.

About the Local Artists

Teena Marie Custer is a b-girl and hip hop dance theatre artist based in Pittsburgh, PA.  Teena Marie battles and performs internationally with her all female street dance group, Venus Fly Trap, as well as her local Pittsburgh crew, Get Down Gang. Her hip hop dance theater solo, “The Be-Girl Diaries” was selected to be performed at Sadler’s Wells Theater in London, England.

Roberta Guido is a student at The College at Brockport, New York, where she has danced in numerous performances.  In the coming year, Roberta aims to create new work outside the university setting and establish herself as an artist and dancer.

About the CSA

The New Hazlett Theater Community Supported Art Performance Series is based on the farm share model of community supported agriculture.  For only $100, each New Hazlett CSA “shareholder” receives six fresh productions, delivered every other month to the New Hazlett Theater.

 

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CSA Performance Series 2014-2015

presented by the New Hazlett Theater

Thursday, June 11

Still to come in the 2014/2015 CSA Performance Series:

Each New Hazlett CSA “shareholder” receives fresh productions, delivered every other month to the New Hazlett Theater.  What will your share include?  Only the best new work our local creative community has to offer, from dance and music, to theater and performance art.

Becoming a shareholders allows you to directly support local artists, and it comes with several unique benefits as well.  Shareholder benefits include special events and offers, access to our Artist Harvest launch party in June, and easy ticket exchange.

Become a Shareholder for the 2015/2016 Season

The CSA Performance Series is supported in part by The Benter Foundation, Hillman Foundation, and The McKinney Charitable Foundation. 

 

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Mercy Train

Presented by Microscopic Opera

Friday, June 19-21Friday at 8PM, Saturday and Sunday at 2PM and 8PM

On a train in Texas (circa 1925) sisters Francie and Sissy awaken to discover their mother has disappeared. A street rat, Mule, declares they are on an orphan train, bound for a new life, but the sisters know Momma wouldn’t leave them. In present day NYC, Elise and Frankie skip school to take a subway to Coney Island, but they encounter an old woman who wants to tag along and is willing to share the contents of her purse if that will get her there. This family friendly opera propels two trains through a little known piece of American history to a present that reveals the secrets from the past.

Music by Douglas Levine
Libretto by Julie Tosh
Music Direction by Andres Cladera