Chatterton

September 14 – October 28, 2018
Trinity Cathedral Pittsburgh
World Premiere as part of the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts

Chatterton spreads out in three dimensions, immersing its mobile audiences in the haunting spaces of Trinity Cathedral Pittsburgh. Adapted from Sir Peter Ackroyd’s award-winning book, its plot takes inspiration from the Romantic Era’s most famous suicide, offering a trifecta of poets in three centuries, colorful London with Dickensian characters bristling with humor, and deep debates on what is real and what is fake in the intertwining worlds of art and commerce. Each performance includes a full intermezzo dinner created by the celebrity chef of the week.

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The Gun Show

February 8 – March 3, 2019

From a farming community in rural Oregon to the big cities of Los Angeles and New York, this thoughtful one-man play excavates the playwright’s personal, complicated relationship to gun culture. A 2014 Jefferson-Award nominee in Chicago for Best Solo Show, The Gun Show jumps into the middle of the gun control debate and asks “Can we have a conversation about this?”

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King Lear

May 10 – June 2, 2019
Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark
in partnership with Rivers of Steel

King Lear continues Quantum’s long tradition of re-envisioning Shakespeare, presenting an approach that highlights the vastness and intimacy of this iconic portrayal of grief, loss, family values gone awry, and descent into madness. This tight, physical adaptation stars Bricolage Production Company’s Directors Jeffrey Carpenter and Tami Dixon alongside a stellar local cast.

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Subscribe to our 2018-2019 Season

Subscriptions are now available for our 2018-2019 season. Subscribe today and get exclusive benefits including a return visit to Chatterton, a free drink at each show, free exchanges, and the opportunity for an intimate site tour of each of our site-specific productions.

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