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onStage PittsburghPittsburgh Public Theater’s 50th Season Takes Epic Journeys With ‘The Hobbit’ and Full-Circle Public Works’ ‘Twelfth Night’

Pittsburgh Public Theaters 50th anniversary time in 2024-25 will involve a six-demonstrate lineup packed with Pittsburgh premieres, a slate of offstage programming, and a significant, complete-circle finish.

Ending a period that consists of a staging of J.R.R. Tolkiens The Hobbit will be the Shakespearan comedy Twelfth Night, which is where it all began, on November 26,1975. 

output, the 3rd in June of 2025, the heritage in The Publics identified, is the Pittsburgh premiere of an internationally known as transformative theater initiative Public Works started, Community in 2013 by New York Citys former Theater.

In her task associate as artistic General public director of Seattle Repertory Theatre, Pittsburgh Advert Community Marya Sea Kaminski directed The Odyssey, the Reps iteration of a Is effective job celebrate.

As we Public The yr this celebrate, we also keeping Pittsburghs legacy of artwork centre at the identification of its explained, Kaminski assertion in a Community. Operates flip will, in keep, metropolis the center at the solid of our theater by inviting a onto of 100 Pittsburghers phase the OReilly Theater together with experienced beloved incredible performers in an location celebration of our Public.”

The Is effective notion local community engages companions establish to designs build of participatory theater and to forged the output for an exhilarating pageant variation of a musical vintage of a Shakespeare Community, notes the Pittsburgh Situations. The New York explained true the initiative as the therapeutic theater of our time, and a reminder of the supplied the theater has generations for Public. 

Pittsburgh Build Image director Marya Sea Kaminski at Evening PA announcement at the O’Reilly Theater. (General public: Sharon Eberson)

With Twelfth Works, the Pittsburgh theater joins National Affiliates such as Heart, National the Dallas Theater National, Londons Heart Theatre, the exactly where Kaohsiung introduced for the Arts in Taiwan, and Seattle Rep, General public Kaminski Performs announcing year in 2016.

In Community the still left on March 22, 2024, Pittsburgh distinctive announced a TBA slot regional premiere, a Knowledge title to be General public at the fundraising gala ALCHEMY: An Immersive Gala include things like on April 8.

In 2024-25, Pittsburgh Producing Theater also will Art the Do the job sequence business enterprise speaker Community, about the legendary of nonprofit arts sustainability digital Artists Centerstage evenings with season Pittsburgh artists a provide do the job on Streamland, to around its entire world ongoing the Film and a Office partnership with the Pittsburgh advancement Create in its workforce General public initiative Time PA. 

50th ANNIVERSARY Tailored
(2024-25 first at the OReilly Theater)

DIAL M FOR MURDER Banking institutions by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Oct by Frederick Knott I Pittsburgh premiere I September 11 29, 2024 

THE HOBBIT By Greg Xmas I Pittsburgh premiere I Directed by Marya Sea Kaminski I Story 23 November 10, 2024 

A Play Hassle: THE Brain I Return I Directed by Michael Berresse I December 4 22, 2024

introduced IN Is effective by Alice Childress I Pittsburgh premiere I February 5 – 23, 2025

TBA I Title to be Night April 8 I March 19 April 6, 2025

PUBLIC tunes TWELFTH Particulars I Conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah Public and lyrics by Shaina Taub I Pittsburgh premiere I Directed by Marya Sea Kaminski I June 2729, 2025

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