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!
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.
Tickets to this event are free, but they must be reserved ahead of time. Visit City of Asylum online or click the “buy tickets” button above to reserve your seat.
Dinner at Soba
A dinner benefiting the New Hazlett Theater
Tuesday, June 96PM
Please note: this is an off-site event.
Soba generously hosts an elegant dinner benefiting the New Hazlett Theater. We invite you to an evening of fine food and good friends on Tuesday, June 9th at 6PM.
The wonderful chefs at Soba are preparing a delectable menu for the event. This pan-Asian cuisine is best experienced in a group, so join us and other supporters 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
(Please note on the check if you’d like the vegetarian or gluten free options. If you have a special dietary need, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate you.)
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.
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.
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
Night Circus: The New Hazlett Salon
presented by the New Hazlett Theater
Thursday, September 176PM
Magic. Mystery. Phantasmagoric splendor.
Prepare yourself, this night you’ll remember.
Marvels we’ve gathered for our soirée.
Like dreams, they’ll vanish in the light of day.
Wonders many will leave you wordless.
This September, journey to the Night Circus.
Mark your calendars and join the New Hazlett Theater for our annual benefit salon this September.
Doors open at 6PM, performances begin at 7PM, dessert and jazz at 8:30PM.
VIP ticket holders are invited to a special reception on September 12 at 8PM at the McCrory residence atop Mt. Washington. VIP tickets also include admission to the main event on September 17.
Tickets are $125 through September 13. Afterwards, they’re $150. VIP tickets are $200.
Presented by The Warhol and the New Hazlett Theater
Friday, October 238PM
The Warhol and the New Hazlett Theater present Richard Maxwell’s The Evening. Asi, Cosmo, and Beatrice each embody a different attitude toward life: you fight, you accept, or you run away. Each of these people — played with a hypnotic emotional transparency — seriously considers all of these options as they travel through a landscape inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy.
The New York Times calls The Evening, “a moment of light in the everlasting dark.”