Education

Education

Open Stage Student Matinees are weekday performances designed for students and take place on designated Wednesday mornings. Open Stage matinees are followed by a talkback where you can discuss the play with the cast and Pittsburgh Public Theater staff.

Students may also access Resource Guides that correspond to each of the shows.

For reservations call Group Sales at 412.316.8200 x704.
For more information, call the Education Department at 412.316.8200 x715

All Open Stage Student Matinee tickets are just $15.75.

 

This American masterpiece will give your students an illuminating glimpse into the personal memories of one of America's great dramatists. The fading Southern belle, Amanda Wingfield; the sensitive daughter, Laura, whose figurines catch the light; their hopes for the Gentleman Caller- as narrated by Tom, the restless, angry poet. Recommended for high school students.

by Tenessee Williams
Directed by Pamela Berlin

OPEN STAGE: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:30AM
Wednesday, October 15 at 10:30AM
Resource Guide
 



This acclaimed musical, based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, is the story of Eliza Doolittle and her teacher Henry Higgins, as she transforms from a Cockney flower girl to the fairest lady of them all. Recommended for all audiences.

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner      
Music by Frederick Loewe  
Directed by Ted Pappas

OPEN STAGE: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:00AM

 

 
 


Two years before his death in 2005, August Wilson wrote and performed this one-man play about his days as a struggling young writer in Pittsburgh's Hill District and how the neighborhood and its people inspired his amazing cycle of plays about the African American experience. Recommended for mature high school audiences.

Co-Conceived and Directed by Todd Kreidler

OPEN STAGE: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:30AM

 

 


A secret marriage and a stolen handkerchief. Thus begins the headlong spiral of betrayal, jealousy, and heartbreak in the timeless tragedy of Othello, Desdemona, and Iago. With its rapid action, crystal-clear language, and thrilling emotional scenes, Othello is often described as William Shakespeare's most perfect play. Recommended for high school and mature middle school audiences.

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Ted Pappas

OPEN STAGE: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10:30AM
Wednesday, April 29 at 10:30AM

 

For reservations call Group Sales at 412.316.8200 x704.
For more information, call the Education Department at 412.316.8200 x715