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Full Schedule

August Wilson’s Joe Turners Come and Gone

Friday, April 10th at 8 p.m.

 

Pease Auditorium

 

Set in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson and Fences is the story of the denizens of a boardinghouse who each have a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to the urban present. The boarders include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.


CPCC Opera Theatre presents Battle of the Composers: VERDI vs. WAGNER

Friday, April 10th at 8 p.m.

 

Dale F. Halton Theatre, Overcash Building

 

As America well knows, battles between the North and South are not uncommon, and the operatic world has its own North and South conflict.  Only this conflict was born North and South of the Swiss Alps.  The Italian composer, Giuseppe Verdi and the German composer, Richard Wagner defined the Romantic Period of Opera.  They were born in the same year, were both renowned composers during their lifetimes, and are both operatic legends; but that is where the similarities end.  Join CPCC Opera Theatre as we battle it out between these two operatic greats!


August Wilson’s Joe Turners Come and Gone

Saturday, April 11th at 8 p.m.

 

Pease Auditorium

 

Set in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson and Fences is the story of the denizens of a boardinghouse who each have a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to the urban present. The boarders include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.

 


CPCC Opera Theatre presents Battle of the Composers: VERDI vs. WAGNER

Saturday, April 11th at 8 p.m.

 

Dale F. Halton Theatre, Overcash Building

 

As America well knows, battles between the North and South are not uncommon, and the operatic world has its own North and South conflict.  Only this conflict was born North and South of the Swiss Alps.  The Italian composer, Giuseppe Verdi and the German composer, Richard Wagner defined the Romantic Period of Opera.  They were born in the same year, were both renowned composers during their lifetimes, and are both operatic legends; but that is where the similarities end.  Join CPCC Opera Theatre as we battle it out between these two operatic greats!


August Wilson’s Joe Turners Come and Gone

Sunday, April 12th at 2:30 p.m.

 

Pease Auditorium

 

Set in Pittsburgh in 1911, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson and Fences is the story of the denizens of a boardinghouse who each have a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to the urban present. The boarders include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.