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by Lynn Nottage

Under the watchful eye of the titular character, Clyde’s follows the kitchen staff of a truck stop in a small PA town. Comprised of formerly incarcerated individuals, the staff come together to find fulfillment both in their lives and in creating the perfect sandwich. Layered with loveable characters, this show is “a genuinely funny and deeply emotional exploration of radical imagination, restorative justice, and the healing power of food.” (Bon Appetit)

This production of Clyde’s contains strong language and includes discussions of violence and drug use. It is appropriate for audiences ages teens and up. 

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Nottage’s “genius for bringing politically charged themes to life by embodying them in ordinary characters living ordinary lives.-The Wall Street Journal

City Theatre kicks off season with Clyde’s

South Side Reporter

City Theatre Serves a Vital Menu at ‘Clyde’s’

By Yvonne Hudson, OnStage Pittsburgh

Clyde’s serves up magical sandwiches and commentary on life after prison

Clyde’s – Where Cruelty and Comedy Make One Provocative Sandwich

Pittsburgh Owl Scribe

Review: Clyde’s Whet’s the Appetite for the New City Theatre Season

by Sue, PGH Lesbian Correspondents 


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Fri, Sep 30 – 8:00PM

Wed, Oct 5 – 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 6 – 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 7 – 8:00PM

Tue, Oct 11 – 7:00PM

Thu, Oct 13 – 8:00PM

Sun, Oct 16 – 2:00PM


Lynn Nottage is the first woman in history to win two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. Her plays have been produced widely in the United States and throughout the world. Recent work includes the libretto for the opera Intimate Apparel (LCT), the libretto for the musical MJ (Broadway), Clyde’s (Broadway, 2ST), and co-curating the performance installation The Watering Hole (Signature Theater). Other work includes the musical adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees (Atlantic); Mlima’s Tale; Sweat (Pulitzer Prize, Obie, Evening Standard Award, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize); By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Lilly Award); Ruined (Pulitzer Prize, Obie, Lortel, NY Drama Critics’ Circle, AUDELCO, Drama Desk and OCC awards); Intimate Apparel (American Theatre Critics and NY Drama Critics’ Circle). TV: Writer/Producer of She’s Gotta Have It (Netflix), Consulting Producer on Dickinson (Apple TV+). Awards: PEN/Laura Pels Master Dramatist Award, Doris Duke Artist Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship. She is an Associate Professor at Columbia University School of the Arts, and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.