The REP Announces 2013 - 2014 Season Friday, May 31, 2013
Robert A. Miller
The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will produce four works, including a world premiere and a Pittsburgh premiere, in the 2013 - 2014 season, which opens Sept. 6 and runs through April 6 at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. The season is as follows:
All My Sons by Arthur Miller
Directed by Robert A. Miller (son of Arthur Miller), distinguished master artist-in-residence at Point Park
Sept. 6 - 22 at the Rauh Theatre
Arthur Miller's first commercial success, All My Sons, is the story of a seemingly All-American family, the Kellers, caught up in the struggle between personal responsibility and their duty to the nation.
Soldier's Heart by Tammy Ryan (world premiere)
Directed by John Amplas, professor of theatre and associate artistic director, The REP
Sept. 27 - Oct. 13 at the Studio Theatre
In a Soldier's Heart, an American soldier leaves her son behind to defend the country she loves. When her commanding officer becomes her assailant, she returns home to face her greatest test, bringing back more than she bargained for.
Heads by EM Lewis (Pittsburgh premiere)
Directed by John Shepard, professor of theatre
Jan. 31 - Feb. 16 at the Studio Theatre
In this prize-winning contemporary hostage drama, a British embassy worker, an American engineer, a network journalist and a freelance photographer must decide what each is willing to do to survive.
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage
Directed by TomÃ© Cousin, Point Park alumnus
March 21 - April 6 at the Studio Theatre
This hilarious satire chronicles the 70-year journey of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold onto her career.
When circumstances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic, the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a controversial legacy scholars will debate for years to come.
Season subscriptions are available now ($64-$72); single tickets go on sale Aug. 19 ($24-$27).
Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Pittsburgh Playhouse box office at 412-392-8000 or online www.pittsburghplayhouse.com.
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