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Real-estate developer Harmond Wilks is
determined to become the first Black mayor of Pittsburgh and to
revitalize the Hill District. But one
particular house on the development site, at 1839 Wylie Avenue,
must be torn down, a casualty of urban blight. And that house
belonged to Wilson’s legendary Aunt Ester—forcing Harmond, and
the Hill District itself, into a battle between the past and
Translated byMadeleine George
Directed bySara Holdren
A new translation of Chekhov’s classic play about big souls trapped in tiny boxes. Stuck in
the Russian countryside at the turn of the 20th century,
sisters Olga, Masha, and Irina dream of futures in the wake of
their father’s death and a changing Russia.
By Tony Meneses
Directed byAnnie Tippe
A fresh and nuanced look at the complexity and
intimacy of male friendship. Set in
New Jersey (“somewhere off the NJ Transit line”), the play
follows Julián, a gay Latino yoga teacher, as he clashes with
the straight and macho Latino construction workers outside his
studio—particularly the older head of the crew, Héctor, who
seeks from Julián something he never expected.
Book byStuart Ross
Music byDebra Barsha
Lyrics byIra Gasman,
Stuart Ross & Debra Barsha
Directed byStephen Brackett
Join us for the Party of Life celebrating Keith Haring, one
of the greatest artists whose work you’ll instantly recognize!
Feel the vibrant energy of New York in the 1980s when Haring
rose to superstar status as an artist, reveler, and activist.
With the music and electricity of New York’s art scene, Radiant
Baby traces Haring’s world—his obsessions, inspirations, joys,
addictions—and his quest to find how you live with limited time
and unlimited dreams.
All audience members ages 12+ will be required to show
proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination and wear face masks, unless
eating and/or drinking in designated areas.
PARKING: Our fully restored and
expanded parking lot is now complete and includes 100+
spots, including 8 accessible spaces.
DRINKS: Wine, beer and cocktails
will be available for purchase in the lobby one hour prior
A LITTLE SHAKESPEARE:
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
May 6 — 15, 2022
Adapted and Directed by Rakesh Palisetty
Now in its ninth season as one of Two
River’s most popular programs, A Little Shakespeare
introduces the works of Shakespeare to hundreds of young
people each year. Through this program, Two River
produces a 75-minute abridged version of a Shakespeare
play, performed and supported backstage by high school
students, and directed and designed by theater
Tickets: $20 for
Adults & $15 for Children 12 and Under (not included
in subscription series)