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Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower

Presented by Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University at Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University, Pittsburgh PA

Mar 30 2023
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Apr 02 2023
Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower is a triumphant, mesmerizing work of rare power and beauty that illuminates deep insights on gender, race, and the future of human civilization. This fully-staged congregational opera brings together over 30 original anthems drawn from 200 years of black music to recreate Octavia Butler’s sci-fi, Afrofuturist masterpiece live on stage. With music and lyrics by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon, this compelling work gives life to Butler’s

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 412-392-8000

Email: boxoffice@pointpark.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 30, 2023 at 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 31, 2023 at 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 1, 2023 at 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 2, 2023 at 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University

350 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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PARKING INFO

Parking:

On-street metered parking is available along Forbes Avenue and adjacent streets at Pittsburgh Parking Authority hourly rates.

The nearest public parking garage is located at the Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Forbes Avenue. Other garages and surface parking lots are located downtown at various rates; many have discounted rates beginning at 4pm. Please note that some may be cash only.

Accessible Parking

Patrons are always welcome to drop off and pick up directly in front of the doors. Please note there is no curb cut directly in front of the playhouse entrance, only at the street corner of Forbes and Smithfield. For patrons desiring to park as close as possible to the Pittsburgh Playhouse, we recommend these options:

  • On-street metered parking is available along Forbes Avenue and adjacent streets at Pittsburgh Parking Authority hourly rates.
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Forbes Avenue: 500ft away. Accessible Parking: Designated accessible spaces are available on levels 3, 4 & 5 by the elevators
  • Forbes Garage, 400 Fourth Ave: 700ft away. Designated accessible parking areas

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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