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Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER

Pittsburgh Opera will present the Pittsburgh debut of heartfelt contemporary satire The Last American Hammer, Feb. 22 - March 1.

Check out photos below!

Milcom Negley, a one-man militia, rages against the tyranny of federal overreach. He is hunkered down in a rural Toby Jug museum in a rust belt Ohio town where Tink Enraught, a mannered curatrix, offers him tea and cookies.

Milcom is a "Thirteenther" - a conspiracy theorist who believes an obscure, would-be Thirteenth amendment negates the authority of our government. He occupies the museum because it is the only place left in his failed town to receive federal funds - a grant for the upkeep of a rare 17th-century British pitcher known as "Sir Oswyn."

Although Milcom expects to be swarmed by military drones, attention is paid only by Agent Reyes, a young rookie FBI field specialist. Milcom explains that the town's only major source of employment - a hammer manufacturer - has gone under, leaving the residents lost. He is armed with "the Last American Hammer" to roll off the plant's line and intends to hold a proxy trial against the US government using Toby jugs as physical stand-ins for a court.

Single tickets for adults are $40; tickets for kids and teens ages 6-18 are half-price. Call 412-456-6666 or visit pittsburghopera.org/tickets.

Photo Credit: David Bachman Photography

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Caitlin Gotimer and Timothy Mix

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Timothy Mix and Antonia Botti-Lodovico

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Caitlin Gotimer, Timothy Mix, Antonia Botti-Lodovico

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Caitlin Gotimer and Timothy Mix

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Antonia Botti-Lodovico

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Antonia Botti-Lodovico

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Caitlin Gotimer

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Caitlin Gotimer

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Timothy Mix

Photo Flash:  Pittsburgh Opera's THE LAST AMERICAN HAMMER
Timothy Mix


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