Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Pittsburgh Irish Classical Theatre Gala and Fall Previews

Media Contact: Gale McGloin

412.561.6000 x204



PICT 2009 Fall Gala Previews

2010 Season Opener: Beautiful Dreamers

Pittsburgh, PA – November 3, 2009. Come realize your dreams at the 2009 Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre Gala! Join PICT in honoring two individuals who have made PICT’s tremendous growth and success possible—Philip Chosky and Richard E. Rauh.

The 2009 PICT Gala will be held Friday, November 6, 2009 from 6 – 11 PM at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at The Priory, 614 Pressley Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. VIP tickets include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a sumptuous meal plus the opportunity to bid on exciting items in the silent auction. There will be a short preview performance of Beautiful Dreamers by local playwright Martin Giles including some of the music of the renowned Stephen Foster. VIP tickets also include the After Party. The Gala After Party begins at 8:30 PM and includes dessert, drinks and dancing with music provided by Matt Ferrante and Modern Times. Complimentary valet parking is available.

To purchase tickets, contact Gale McGloin at 412-561-6000 x 204. VIP tickets are available for $175 each and must be purchased by Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 12 noon. After Party tickets are $50 each and will be available by reservation and at the door. Credit cards are accepted for over the phone purchases.

The Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre was founded in 1996 to diversify the region’s theatrical offerings by providing Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania audiences with high-quality, text-driven, affordable productions of classical theatre and the works of classical and contemporary Irish playwrights and to significantly improve employment opportunities for local talent in all facets of theatrical presentation and production. PICT is a Small Professional Theatre (SPT) affiliated with Actors’ Equity Association, and a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council. PICT is the Professional Theatre in Residence at the University of Pittsburgh and PICT productions at the Charity Randall and Henry Heymann Theatres are presented in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh – Department of Theatre Arts.

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