Calling all songwriters:
Join us at City Theatre, Pittsburgh, on May 28 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. for a Songwriting Masterclass with Benjamin Scheuer.
Benjamin will work with five writers on original compositions.
To be considered, please send an audio/video recording of a finished original song, as well as the song’s lyrics to: email@example.com.
Selected participants will be notified the week of May 23.
The class is free and open to the public for observation. No need to sign up!
BENJAMIN SCHEUER is the recipient of the 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance and a 2015 Theatre World Award. The animated music videos for Benjamin’s songs “Weather The Storm,” “The Lion,” and “Cookie-tin Banjo” have won prizes at the Annecy Film Festival, British Animation Awards, Encounters Film Festival, Crystal Palace Festival and Buenos Aires’ ExpoToons Film Festival. The album Songs from THE LION will be released on June 3, 2016 (Warner/ADA.) With photographer Riya Lerner, Benjamin is co-creator of the art book “Between Two Spaces,” from which 50 percent of proceeds go to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society. Benjamin has toured with Mary Chapin Carpenter and performed… More.
KDKA-TV | CBS Pittsburgh
With Kristine Sorenson and Jon Burnett
May 18, 2016
Benjamin visits Pittsburgh Today Live to share a little of his story and play the song, “Weather the Storm.”
By Sharon Eberson
May 17, 2016
“When finally he sang the title song, the audience jumped to its feet and roared its approval.”
PA Theatre Guide
By Brian Pope
May 16, 2016
“Head down to City Theatre and behold the new king of the jungle, the awesome Benjamin Scheuer.”
By Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli
May 15, 2016
“‘The Lion’ is a roaring success!”
by Alice T. Carter
May 12, 2016
“Songwriting requires distilling emotion, digging within oneself and exploring emotions, loss. I have to have one foot in that plus one outside.”
By Sharon Eberson
May 11, 2016
“I was told by a songwriting teacher that if you want to write a good song, write what you don’t want other people to know about you. And if you want to write a great song, write what you don’t want to know about yourself.”
City Theatre CompanyApril 7, 2016
MIND THE GAP PRODUCTIONS
70 Minutes, no intermission.
SUN, MAY 15 | 7:00 PM
FRI, MAY 20 | 8:00 PM
SUN, MAY 22 | 2:00 PM
SAT, MAY 21 | 9:00 PM
FRI, JUNE 3 | 8:00 PM
TUES, MAY 31 |7:00 PM
SUN, JUNE 5 | 2:00 PM
Open Captioning & Audio Description
$36 – $66
$15 advance tickets, excluding Fridays 8pm/Saturdays 5:30pm.
$15 rush tickets at the Box Office beginning two hours prior to show.
Tickets will be held at Will Call. Must present valid ID. One ticket per ID.
A limited number of “Pay-What-You-Want” tickets will be available two hours before the 9 p.m. performance on Saturday, May 21. Please call the box office in advance to check on availability. Mention “Pay-What-You-Want” pricing when purchasing.
$22 rush tickets at the Box Office beginning two hours prior to show.
Save when you bring a group! For pricing, contact Joel Ambrose, Box Office Manager, by email or at: 412.431.4400 x286
As a participating Blue Star Theatre, City Theatre is happy to offer 25% off to military personnel and their families. More info >