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Shakespeare's Will

West Homestead United Methodist Church
515 W 8th Ave, Homestead, PA in Allegheny County

November 8th, 2019 to December 1st, 2019 Recurring ON WED, THU, FRI, SAT, SUN(s)
8:00pm until 9:30pm

Category: Theater Events
The Details:

Shakespeare’s Will
November 8 - December 1

By Vern Thiessen
Directed by Melanie Dreyer
Starring Sheila McKenna
With violinist Dawn Posey

William Shakespeare remained married until his death to Anne Hathaway, about whom the world knows little and wonders much. This contemporary play imagines a full-throated Anne in every emotional color imaginable, at the center of her own story instead of relegated to a footnote in Will’s; a robust exploration of feminist themes resonant in the #MeToo present.

Shakespeare’s Will offers a tour de force for actress Sheila McKenna, cherished staple of Pittsburgh theatre, and is scored live by violinist Dawn Posey. The performance inhabits West Homestead United Methodist Church, a Pittsburgh treasure hiding in plain sight, unveiling the poetic space of her memory enhanced by the mastery of designers Stephanie Mayer-Staley, Joe Seamans, C. Todd Brown, Steve Shapiro, and Bonnie Siefers.

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 7 PM. No performance Thanksgiving Nov. 28; there IS a performance Tuesday the 19th and Tuesday the 26th at 8.

Special Performances:

Pay What You Can Night on Wednesday, November 6th

Community Night on Thursday, November 7th, with free tickets for Homestead residents

Opening/Press Night on Friday, November 8th, with a post-show champagne reception.

Post-Show Q&A on Sunday, November 10th, Q&A session with the cast and team.

Social Q sponsored by Reed Smith LLP on Wednesday, November 13th, a preshow reception and look at Pittsburgh through Quantum’s eyes.

Quantum Quaff on Thursday, November 14th, a pre-show wine tasting event.

Quantum-on-the-Couch on Saturday, November 23rd, a post-show discussion of the psychology of the characters with Dr. Manuel Reich

Tickets $38 – $55 www.quantumtheatre.com/will

Discounts available for students and for groups of 10+ Call 412-362-1713
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