Collaborators

April 6–30, 2017

By John Hodge
Directed by Jed Allen Harris

Moscow, 1938. A dangerous place to have a sense of humor; even more so a sense of freedom. Dissident playwright Mikhail Bulgakov has both, despite being stalked by the secret police.  Inspired by historical fact, Collaborators embarks on a surreal journey into the fevered imagination of the writer after he’s offered a poisoned chalice in exchange for freedom: write a play glorifying Stalin to celebrate his sixtieth birthday.

Jed Allen Harris reassembles his amazing design team from an acclaimed Quantum work circa 2010: The Task’s Narelle Sissons, Susan Tsu, C. Todd Brown, and Joe Pino

Accessibility

Please call 412-362-1713 for questions about accessibility.

Location

6500 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, behind Bakery Square

Dinner Partners:

Looking for a place to dine before the performance? We recommend The Fire Side Public House and Paris 66.

The Fire Side Public House – Enjoy BOGO small bites or shareables you mention the code word “Wood Grill”.
6290 Broad Street, 15206
Reservations: (412) 661-9900, or at OpenTable, Resevations not required.
Open: Mon-Thurs 11:30am – 11pm; Fri & Sat 11:30am – 12am; Sun 11:30am – 9pm

Paris 66
6018 Centre Ave, 15206
Reservations: (412) 404-8166, or at OpenTable, Reservations not required.
Open: Mon-Thurs 11am – 10pm; Fri & Sat 11am – 11pm; Sun 10am – 3pm

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Socialist Supper

Enjoy dinner with other Quantum Theatre patrons in the “home of Stalin” before the performance.  Purchase a boxed dinner from fabulous chef David Bulman of Plated Trade. For $18 you and your friends can pre-order boxed dinners with your tickets, and it’ll be waiting for you to pick it up as early as 75 min before the show (6:30 pm Wed-Sat; 5:30 pm Sun).  *Make sure you select “Dinner and Performance” in your ticket selection and write in your selection in the comment section.

1. Homemade Gnocchi- potato gnocchi in an herb-lemon cream sauce, with artichoke, asparagus, peas, leeks, and mushrooms topped with homemade ricotta cheese, toasted bread crumb, and cured farm egg yolk.
2. Vegetarian Spring Minestrone– white beans, rice, asparagus, pea, and spinach in a rich vegetable broth and garnished with fresh herbs and extra virgin olive oil. (Vegan and Gluten Free)
3. Chicken Caesar Salad– romaine lettuce tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing, with kalamata olive, olive oil poached chicken, shaved Parmesan, toasted crouton, and sun dried tomato.

Dessert: Tahitian Vanilla Bean and Almond Milk Pana Cotta with strawberry-rhubarb compote/jelly and candied strawberry, and homemade graham cracker crumble. (Vegan & Gluten Free)

All meals are served with garden herb grissini, dessert, and a choice of water or wine.  Place your order in the comment box on the check our page!

*no substitutions

**Photos on left are of several different Plated Trade.  None are pictures of the offered boxed meals.

Location & Directions

6500 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
Behind Bakery Square.

Onsite Parking!  There is a parking lot beside the building.  As always, follow the Q!

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Cast Members

Tony Bingham

Mikhail Bulgakov

Ken Bolden

Vladimir

Martin Giles

Joseph Stalin

Dana Hardy

Yelena

Nancy McNulty

Praskovya

Dylan Meyers

Sergei

Joe Rittenhouse

Stepan

John Shepard

Doctor

Mark Stevenson

Vasilly

Olivia Vadnais

Anna

Jonathan Visser

Grigory

Special Performances

Opening Night Most Popular

$ 50

Post-show reception

Friday, April 7

Sunday Q&A

$ 38

With the cast & director

Sunday, April 9

Ladies Night

$ 44

Pre-show ladies happy hour

Wednesday, April 12

Quantum Quaff

$ 51

Pre-show wine tasting

Thursday, April 13

Quantum on the Couch

$ 46

Post-show analysis

Saturday, April 22

Performance Calendar

Group Rates and Discounts

Teaching a class on Shakespeare? Perhaps your book club is interested in one of our adaptations? Are you a student? And members of TIX for Teachers, the Mattress Factory, and WYEP are always eligible for discounted tickets.

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