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CLO's Cabaret Opens TRIPLE ESPRESSO, 9/8

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Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce the 2010-2011 Cabaret Subscription Series and the Pittsburgh premiere of Triple Espresso. Kicking off the series is the world premiere of ‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical, opening tonight and running through September 5. Following ‘S Wonderful is the Pittsburgh Premiere of the highly caffeinated comedy Triple Espresso. This comedy, which combines the talents of three crazy and unforgettable characters, laughs its way into the Cabaret September 8 and continues through January 9, 2011. The Little Sisters of Hoboken are back by popular demand to complete the 2010-2011 Cabaret Series with the return of Nunsense, running January 19-April 17, 2011. Three Show Subscriptions are on sale now. Cabaret Subscribers enjoy exclusive Subscriber benefits!

About the Shows
‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical
Now - September 5
This all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the brilliant music and lyrics of brothers George and Ira Gershwin makes its world premiere at the CLO Cabaret tonight!

Triple Espresso
September 8, 2010 - January 9, 2011
What did three guys do in 4 minutes that got them banned from show business for life? And why would they try it again? It's a rags to rags story that romps across the funny bone with a spirit of infectious fun! Triple Espresso's a highly caffeinated comedy about highly caffeinated comedians celebrating their own reunion, and crowds keep coming back for refills. Critics say it's "Like an evening with the Marx Brothers." Friends say, "Let's see it again!"

Nunsense
January 19 - April 17, 2011
Back by popular demand, the Little Sisters of Hoboken return to the CLO Cabaret! The original Pittsburgh CLO cast returns, featuring: Lenora Nemetz as Sister Robert Anne, Leah Hillgrove as Sister Leo, Christy Rodibaugh as Sister Hubert, Brittany Ross as Sister Amnesia and Terry Wickline as the Reverend Mother. Celebrate the New Year with this hilarious audience favorite!


CLO Cabaret Series Performance Schedule
Wednesdays 7:30pm
Thursdays 1:00pm* & 7:30pm
* Thursday matinees with optional buffet - 9/30, 10/28, 11/18 and 12/16
Fridays 7:30pm
Saturdays 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sundays 2:00pm

No performances on the first Wednesday of each month and on the following dates: Nov. 25, Dec. 24/25, Jan. 1CLO Cabaret Subscription Packages

The Cabaret Season Package is available for $100 and includes:
Tickets to ‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical, Triple Espresso and Nunsense.
Choice of show dates and times
Convenient ticket exchange
The above price includes a 15% discount if you order by August 6th

The Cabaret Club Package is available for $220 and includes:
Tickets to ‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical, Triple Espresso and Nunsense.
First choice of show dates and times
Pre-show dinner vouchers for all three shows
Guaranteed pre-paid parking
Convenient ticket exchange
The package also includes a 15% discount if you order by August 6th
Information on the CLO Cabaret Subscription Series is available by calling 412-281-2822. A complete list of show dates and times are available at CLOCabaret.com. Groups of 10 or more can call the Group Sales Hotline at 412-325-1582 to learn more about special discounts.

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 11 Broadway shows (12 Tony® Awards) and currently Come Fly Away and The Addams Family. 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. PittsburghCLO.org

Media members may access photos and other show materials by visiting the Press Room at pittsburghCLO.org. When prompted, simply enter "pressroom" as the username and "pittstadium" as the password.

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is a non-profit organization whose mission is the cultural and economic development of Pittsburgh's Cultural District through public and private partnerships. The Trust encourages diverse performing and visual arts programs within the District and is an impetus for additional development in the District's 14-square-block area. The Trust owns and operates the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts; Byham, O'Reilly, and Harris Theaters; Wood Street Galleries; SPACE, a visual arts gallery at 812 Liberty Avenue; and 937 Liberty, a multipurpose performance and exhibit space, among other downtown arts facilities.
Theater Square, a project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, is a state-of-the-art multipurpose facility, designed by Michael Graves and situated between the O'Reilly Theater and Agnes R. Katz Plaza in the heart of the Cultural District. In addition to the Cabaret, the building consists of a 790-space parking garage (opened April 2003); The Box Office at Theater Square, a centralized Cultural District ticketing center (opened September 2003); the Carolyn M. Byham WQED 89.3fm studio broadcasting live performances and interviews (opened September 2003); and the restaurant, Café Zao, which opened in March 2004.

 


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