Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2014 Summer Season Creative Team
Charles Repole (Director, Legally Blonde The Musical) has directed numerous productions for Pittsburgh CLO including 42nd Street, Annie, Jesus Christ Superstar, Curtains, Barry Manilow's Copacabana, Annie Get Your Gun, Singin' in the Rain, My Fair Lady, Carousel and Cinderella. His New York City and Broadway directing credits include the highly-acclaimed concert versions of Dubarry Was a Lady, Call Me Madam and the revival of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, among others. As an actor, Mr. Repole has appeared on Broadway in Doubles, Whoopee! and Very Good Eddie, which earned him a Tony Award nomination and a Theatre World Award. Mr. Repole is presently the Chairman of the Drama, Theatre and Dance Department at Queens College and was the recipient of the 2001 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Marc Robin (Director & Choreographer, Monty Python's Spamalot) has staged over 300 shows throughout the country including theatres such as Walnut Street, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Marriott, Skylight, Maine State, TUTS and The Fulton Theatre, where he has served as Artistic Director for the past five seasons. He has received many awards and honors including 54 Jeff nominations, 16 Jeff Awards, 13 After Dark Awards, four Barrymore nominations, six Broadway World Nominations and one Broadway World award, three Arizoni Awards, a Lifetime Achievement Award and others.
Richard Stafford (Director & Choreographer, CATS) returns to Pittsburgh CLO having directed and choreographed shows in past seasons. Broadway: Choreographer for In My Life (Music Box Theatre), Associate Choreographer for Aspects Of Love (Broadhurst Theatre), Dance Supervisor for Cats (Winter Garden Theatre). Off-Broadway: Associate Director Summer'69 (John Houseman Theatre), Associate Choreographer The Middle Of Nowhere (Astor Place Theatre). International: Director/Choreographer The Full Monty, Joseph...Dreamcoat (Mexico City), Cats (Copenhagen); Choreographer Jesus Christ Superstar (Mexico City), Evita (Sydney), Cats (Mexico City, Buenos Aires). Regional: Director Miss Saigon, Dreamgirls; Director/Choreographer Annie Get Your Gun (North Carolina Theatre), Singin' in the Rain (North Shore Music Theatre), Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Walnut Street Theatre), Crazy For You (North Shore Music Theatre), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Ogunquit Playhouse - starring Sally Struthers), Gypsy (Westchester Broadway Theatre). Mr. Stafford won the Barrymore Award for Outstanding Choreography for La Cage Aux Folles at the Walnut Street Theatre.
- CLO's 6-Show Premium Series allows Season Ticket holders to see all six sensational musicals with prices ranging from $60-$364.50
- CLO also offers flexible 3-Show Series packages ranging from $30-$182.25
Season Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Season Ticket Hotline at 412-281-2822. Pittsburgh CLO's 2014 Season also is the perfect outing for any social group. Groups of 10 or more can call the Group Sales Hotline at 412-325-1582 to learn more about special discounts, exciting new events and priority seating.
Since 1946, the Pittsburgh CLO has been the driving force behind live musical theater in Pittsburgh and the entire Southwestern Pennsylvania region. Under the direction of Van Kaplan since 1997, this not-for-profit arts organization appreciates the support of nearly 200,000 patrons each year and produces a subscription series, educational programs, national tours and develops and invests in new works, including 18 Broadway shows (24 Tony Awards) featuring the current productions of Cinderella, Kinky Boots and Matilda. Its dedication to the musical theater art form extends to include such programs as the CLO Academy, the CLO Mini Stars, the Gene Kelly Awards, the Richard Rodgers Award the National High School Musical Theater Awards, the Construction Center for the Arts and the CLO Cabaret. For more information, visit pittsburghCLO.org.