Briefs: St. Vincent College Performers present 'Pajama Game'
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
St. Vincent College Performers present ‘The Pajama Game'
Love walks in when the workers walk out during a labor dispute at an Iowa pajama factory.
The musical comedy “The Pajama Game” mines the humor and the drama when the union's feisty female leader and the management-friendly factory supervisor fall for each other.
The St. Vincent College Performers' production of the 1954 musical will run March 15 to 24 in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the campus of the college, near Latrobe.
“It is a delightful musical,” says the show's director, Colleen Reilly, who says it includes The romance, comedy and drama. “There are also a number of songs that people will recognize even if they don't know the musical itself — ‘Hernando's Hideaway,' ‘Steam Heat' and, especially, ‘Hey There.' ”
Performances are at 8 p.m. March 15 to 17 and March 22 and 2 p.m. March 24.
Admission: $10. Details: 724-805-2229 or www.stvincent.edu
— Alice T. Carter
Rat Pack remembrance set for Jeannette
Jeannette's 125th Celebration Committee and the Jeannette American Legion will present Bo Wagner's Rat Pack Show on March 23 at the American Legion Hall.
The show, which is a re-creation of the Frank Sinatra-Sammy Davis Jr.-Dean Martin Rat Pack, will include a full orchestra and dinner.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $45. Details: 724-787-9070 or 724-493-8128.
— Bob Karlovits
St. Vincent Summer Theatre starts May 30
St. Vincent Summer Theatre is gearing up for the coming season, which kicks off the first of four shows on May 30.
The season begins with the comedy “The Nerd” (May 30 to June 15), by Larry Shue, author of one of last season's favorites, “The Foreigner.”
“Too Many Cooks” (June 20 to July 6) is a newly published farce by Marsha Kash and Douglas E. Hughes.
The third production, “I Love a Piano” (July 11 to 27), celebrates the music of Irving Berlin.
The season concludes with Ken Ludwig's “Lend Me a Tenor” (Aug. 1 to 18).
Colleen Reilly will direct all four productions at the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the St. Vincent College campus, near Latrobe.
Ticket prices will remain the same for the third straight year — $10 for preview performances, $19 Tuesday through Thursday evenings, $22 Friday and Saturday evenings and $16 for matinees. Those age 62 and older are eligible for a $2 discount Tuesday through Thursday evenings.
Reservations are required for all performances, except Thursday evening previews. Prior to May 20, reservations can be made by mail or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). From May 21 to Aug. 18, reservations also can be made by calling the box office at 724-537-8900.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Kovacevic: Big Ben’s contract clock ticking
- Talented center Sutter is proving to be ‘pretty important’ for Penguins
- Penguins notebook: Beau Bennett returns to practice
- Western Pennsylvania engineer aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight
- Original tea partyers returning to GOP fold
- Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg to be featured in TV series
- Analysis: Kesler still on Pens’ radar as Shero aims to bring back ‘Big 3’
- Pitt looking to enhance profile at ACC tourney
- Parking tickets in Downtown Pittsburgh spark outrage
- Penn State’s Franklin cherishes memories of time spent in Pittsburgh
- Pirates reserve outfielder Dickerson is also at home on soccer pitch