Photo Flash: TITANIC Docks at Pittsburgh CLO June 22

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to produce the Tony Award® winner for Best Musical, TITANIC for the first time in the organization's history. The production is set to sail June 22 - July 1 at the Benedum Center. TITANIC weaves the tragic tale of the ship's fateful journey into a sweeping story of love, loss and the American dream, set to the finest score this side of the Atlantic. The Spectator hails TITANIC as "The greatest American musical to have been written in 15 years. A triumph. A score which soars, a masterpiece." Pittsburgh CLO's production features a "first class" cast of Pittsburgh CLO and Broadway veterans. Tickets are now available at pittsburghCLO.org, at the Theater Square Box Office or by calling 412-456-6666.

In 1985, Robert Ballard found the physical wreckage of the RMS Titanic on the ocean's floor. In 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy occurred. It was these two events which caused composer and lyricist Maury Yeston to begin work on Titanic. For Yeston, the story of Titanic was less about the sinking of the ship and more about the nature of dreams - "Mankind has big dreams and every once in a while, despite our good intentions, the dream fails but that doesn't make us stop dreaming." Titanic opened on Broadway in April of 1997 and won all five Tony Awards® for which it was nominated: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Scenic Design and Best Orchestrations. The First National Tour of the show ran in 1999, and in February of 2014, the original Broadway cast performed the show in concert at the Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. Titanic has also been translated into seven different languages, including Japanese, Dutch, Korean, French, German, Finnish, Norwegian and Danish.

Photo Credit: Cylla von Tiedemann

Photo Flash: TITANIC Docks at Pittsburgh CLO June 22

Photo Flash: TITANIC Docks at Pittsburgh CLO June 22

Photo Flash: TITANIC Docks at Pittsburgh CLO June 22

Photo Flash: TITANIC Docks at Pittsburgh CLO June 22



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