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The Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director EILEEN J. MORRIS
The 2007 Season
By August Wilson
Directed by Eileen J. Morris
Previews: March 10 - 14, 2007
Runs: March 15 - April 8, 2007
Set in a black boardinghouse in Pittsburgh in 1911 and written by the late, great American playwright August Wilson. This play revolves around the denizens who occupy this post-slavery boarding house and "gives haunting voice to the souls of the American dispossessed."
Rating: PG - 13
The great American Playwright AUGUST WILSON (August 1945 - October 2005). The Ensemble Theatre's Production of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE is Showing from March 15th thru April 8th, 2007. Call ph.713-520-0055 for tickets and reservations.
AUGUST WILSON (who wrote JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE) in the Hill District in front of the New Granada Theater in 1999 when his play "King Hedley II" opened in Pittsburgh Public Theater's New O'Reilly Theater. The play is set in 1985 in the Hill District, where Wilson grew up. Photo by Will Wade, courtesy of the Post - Gazette. The Ensemble Theatre's Production of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE is Showing from March 15th thru April 8th, 2007. Call ph.713-520-0055 for tickets and reservations.
A RAISIN IN THE SUN
By Lorraine Hansberry
Previews: April 28th - May 2nd, 2007
Runs: May 3rd - May 27th, 2007
Pivotal play in the history of the American Black theatre that is set in Chicago's South Side during the 1950's. The story revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger Family. This powerful drama is built on sacrifice, heartbreak, trust, love and the family's heroic struggle to stay together in the face of a racist, money-driven society.
Rating: General audiences.
ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW
By Don Evans
Previews: June 16 - 20, 2007
Runs: June 21 - July 15, 2007
The action takes place in suburban Philadelphia, where the Reverend Avery Harrison, a Baptist preacher and a host of other wacky individuals including his dim-witted wife, adventurous teen-aged son, "countrified" niece, her macho fiance and a local "celebrity" named "Lil Bits." There is never a dull moment as this crazy crew gets mixed in everything you could imagine.
Rating: PG - 13
Join us for the 2007 Season!
For information regarding subscriber opportunities, tickets and group sales, call The Ensemble Theatre Box Office at ph.713-520-0055 x306. Ride the Metro Rail to your stop for culture -- The Ensemble!
Previews: 8:00pm Saturday; 3:00pm Sunday; 7:30pm Wednesday
Saturdays: Matinee 2:00pm; 8:00pm
Sundays: Matinee 3:00pm