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Coming Up On Our Campus:
WHEN MY SLEEPING DRAGON WOKE
January 27, 2020 – 6:30PM
The rough cut screening offers the public an members of the theatre and film communities an advance viewing of a new documentary film, and the opportunity to provide constructive feedback and participate in an intimate behind-the-scenes conversation with filmmaker Chuck Schultz and the film’s subject actor/playwright Sharon Washington.
When My Sleeping Dragon Woke (82 minutes)
A little girl grows up in a custodial apartment hidden inside a New York City Public Library, where her father stokes its coal furnace 24/7. Four decades later, the little girl-turned-actor Sharon Washington chooses the theatre to reckon with her fairytale like childhood filled with real and imagined dragons, family secrets, forgiveness, and world filled with books.
Quentin Crisp: The Last Word
Thu, Feb 6 – Sun, Feb 16, 2020
Written by Quentin Crisp.
Adapted for the stage by Phillip Ward and Brian Edward.
Author, poet, actor, wit, gay icon, and style guru Quentin Crisp recorded his compelling farewell autobiography to the world shortly before his death in 1999. The work remained unpublished for nearly 20 years. Now, edited for the stage, THE LAST WORD belongs to Quentin. In the style of his award-winning one-man show which toured the world, QUENTIN CRISP: THE LAST WORD is a hilarious sermon on how to cultivate a lifestyle through observations on love, wealth, society, and entertainment, in the words of the man who inspired Sting’s hit song AN ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK. But as the notorious raconteur prepares for his final exit, what tales remain untold and what revelations are yet to come?
Mike Massé: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock
June 5, 2020
Don’t miss this amazing show of Mike Massé performing some of the best classic rock songs of all time acoustically: the Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, U2.… His YouTube video views are in the MILLIONS, a really unique talent. Mike is an internationally acclaimed artist, whose arrangements are praised for their originality and emotional honesty. Legends of rock have expressed their love and gratitude for his renditions of their finest works. All ages are welcome. From the 60’s to the 90’s, there will be something in the concert from each era.
with Katie Blackley
February 19 – 7:30PM
What have you always wondered about Pittsburgh? Are you curious how your neighborhood originally received its name? Or maybe how Pittsburgh formed its unique dialect? Or maybe you’ve always wanted to know what happened to all of our street cars and inclines? From serious to silly, we’re here to help.
We’re taking our Good Question series from the air-waves to the City Theatre. Katie Blackley and a panel of experts will answer Pittsburgh’s most pressing questions over the course of an hour. First up: Why won’t residents of the ‘Burgh cross a bridge or go through a tunnel outside of their neighborhood? We’ll also explore how the Civil War shaped our history.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and kids.