Pittsburgh New Works Festival Presents Three New Shows in Week Two


Pittsburgh New Works Festival Presents Three New Shows in Week Two

Week two of the Pittsburgh New Works Festival begins on Thursday with three new one act plays, all by Western Pennsylvania playwrights. Robert Isenberg ‘s “A Stitch In Time Saves Nine,” is produced by The Summer Company and directed by Justine Sines.  This comedy-drama depicts the “accidental” meeting of a pair of ex-lovers and features Ron Siler, Mike McCarthy and Rachel Enck.

Multi Best playwright winner F.J. Hartland’s 2011 Festival entry is the character-driven drama, “Funeral In the Rain.”  Chuck Penick directs for McKeesport Little Theater. Two actors, Ivy Steinberg and Brian Edward, portray 11 characters.

Another comedy-drama, “Off-Color Remarks,” was written by New Wilmington, PA’s Andrew Ade and is presented by CCAC South.  Frederick Steinberg, Charlie Wein are Deborah Banks are directed by Lora Oxenreiter in the tale of an old man and a teenager who exchange views on paintings, women and personal integrity.

The Pittsburgh New is held at the Fr. Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Ave. in McKees Rocks.  Individual tickets are $10 and a season subscription is $25 and can be purchased in advance by calling ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353 or visiting them at www.ProArtsTickets.org.  Tickets are also available at the box office on the evening of the performances. Please visit the Pittsburgh New Works Festival at www.pittsburghnewworks.org. and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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