City Theatre Extends Run of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY

City Theatre Extends Run of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY

Due to audience demand, City Theatre is announcing a one-week extension of the uplifting one-man drama,The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by Academy Award-Winner James Lecesne. Keith Randolph Smith stars as Chuck DeSantis, a small-town detective charged with finding the truth about the disappearance of a gay teenager named Leonard Pelkey. Directed by Laura Savia (Associate Artistic Director of Williamstown Theatre Festival); the play will now run through February 25 in the Lester Hamburg Studio Theatre. Tickets for the extension are on sale now and start at $30.

About The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey:

Leonard Pelkey is a fourteen-year-old intent on living life out loud while marooned in a sleepy Jersey shore town. When Leonard suddenly vanishes, a hardboiled detective takes the case, unraveling the mystery with the help of a colorful band of locals. Written by Academy Award-winner James Lecesne, this hilarious and heartwarming one-man show celebrates the power of a single person to uplift an entire community.

Laura Savia is director. The design and production team includes Britton Mauk (scenic design), Madison Hack (costume design), Isabella Byrd (lighting design), Elizabeth Atkinson (sound design), and Taylor Meszaros as stage manager. Dreams of Hope student artists Grey Buchanan and Red Goblet are specialty props coordinators.

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Through February 18, 2018:

  • Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and/or 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 1:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and/or 9:00 p.m.
  • Sundays at 2:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.

ADDED PERFORMANCES

  • Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m.

For a complete listing of show times, please visit CityTheatreCompany.org or call 412-431-2489.



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