Sunday, April 23, 2017

The New Hazlett Theatre, 6 Allegheny Square East on Pittsburgh's North Side is hosting three diverse entertainment events. in the next two weeks. Check out their menu of offerings.

Israel Story
Presented by The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
April 27  |  7PM
Inspired by This American Life, Israel Story is a live multi-media performance that shares stories about Israel and its diversity and culture.
When David Ben Gurion envisioned what Israel could be, he thought of diverse cultures, traditions, and backgrounds coming together to form a unique Israeli identity. With their unforgettable blend of storytelling, live music, and dazzling visuals, the Israel Story team sets out to discover how Ben Gurion’s dream became Israel’s modern reality. They ask, in their humanizing manner, whatever happened to that tantalizingly simple, yet intensely complicated notion of an Israeli “melting pot”?
Tickets are $12

Terell Stafford Quintet featuring Tim Warfield
Presented by Kente Arts Alliance
April 29  |  Doors at 7PM, show at 8PM
Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York, has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by piano legend McCoy Tyner. Stafford is recognized as an incredibly gifted and versatile player, he combines a deep love of melody with his own brand of spirited and adventurous lyricism. Stafford’s exceptionally expressive and well defined musical talent allows him to dance in and around the rich trumpet tradition of his predecessors while making his own inroads.
Since the mid-1990’s, Stafford has performed with groups such as Benny Golson’s Sextet, McCoy Tyner’s Sextet, Kenny Barron Quintet, Frank Wess Quintet, Jimmy Heath Quintet and Big Band, Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra, Carnegie Hall Jazz Band and Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Alumni Band.
Tickets are $30.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Presented by Prime Stage Theatre
May 5 - 14
Written by Stephen Chbosky  |  Adapted by Hailey Rohn
Directed by Jeffrey M. Cordell
Presented by special permission from Summit LLC.
The regional premiere of this coming of age story, set in Pittsburgh, will get audiences wrapped up with Charlie, an observant “wallflower,” as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood.
Sensory-Friendly Performance
Saturday, May 13 at 1:00 PM
Designed to be accessible for individuals on the autism spectrum, those with sensory sensitivities, and families.
Tickets are $10 to $25.

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