A Gathering of Sons - World Premiere @ Mount Ararat Baptist Church, Pittsburgh [from 15 to 16 June]

A Gathering of Sons - World Premiere


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15 - 16
June
19:30 - 19:30

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Mount Ararat Baptist Church
271 Paulson Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
FIVE TOUR PERFORMANCES of our 28th World Premiere
TWO MAINSTAGE PERFORMANCES

A GATHERING OF SONS

Claim your humanity. Another Black man is shot by a White police officer, and we ask what comes next? How do we heal? How do we protect our children?

A Gathering of Sons takes us on a journey through the lives of a young Black man, a White police officer, parents of a newborn child, and a collection of spirits who watch over the world. A confrontation with history and the way it breathes through the present, this poetic premiere is a conversation on our biases and how we heal after tragedy. It is an eye towards freedom and the work our communities need to do to reach it. Full of magic, fear, hope, pain, and, still, an even more powerful love.

A Gathering of Sons is the second new work in PFO’s “Music that Matters” series of commissioned works, which began with the development of A New Kind of Fallout (2015), inspired by the life and work of Pittsburgh-born scientist Rachel Carson.

A GATHERING OF SONS
FIVE TOUR PERFORMANCES
Running time: 2 hours with one intermission
All tickets $25 general seating
Discount codes for AAA, venue partners, and more.

Thursday 15 June at 7:30 pm
Friday 16 June at 7:30 pm
Mt Ararat Baptist Church
271 Paulsen Ave
Pittsburgh 15206

Saturday 24 June at 7:30 pm
Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom
4905 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh 15213

Wednesday 28 June at 7:30 pm
Thursday 29 June at 7:30 pm
Elise H. Hillman Auditorium
Kaufmann Auditorium, Hill House
1835 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh 15219

FESTIVAL PERFORMANCES
Sung in English with projected titles in English at our Festival Mainstage
Running time: 2 hours with one intermission

Friday 01 July at 7:30 pm
Friday 08 July at 7:30 pm
Tickets $20–$75

Venue: Falk Auditorium
Winchester Thurston School
555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
(Entrance on Ellsworth Ave)
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