Saint Vincent Summer Theatre-2012
Organization: Saint Vincent College
Description: Saint Vincent Summer Theatre will present four shows during its 44th summer season opening May 31.
The season will open with the popular musical comedy, Forever Plaid, which runs from Thursday, May 31 to Saturday, June 9. Suite Surrender, a zany farce by Michael McKeever, will play from Thursday, June 14 to Saturday, June 30. Larry Shue’s popular comedy, The Foreigner, will return from Thursday, July 5 to Saturday, July 21.
A special, fourth production of The Chief by Rob Zellers and Gene Collier, about Art Rooney, Sr., the legendary founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers, will conclude the season from Thursday, July 26 to Sunday, August 19 – concurrent with the 47th annual Pittsburgh Steelers summer training camp at Saint Vincent.
Colleen Reilly will direct all four productions.
Saint Vincent Summer Theatre patrons are asked to make ticket reservations in advance because seats are reserved at all performances except Thursday evening preview shows, which are general admission. Reservations may be made by mailing preferred dates prior to Monday, May 21 or by calling the theater box office starting Monday, May 21 until Sunday, August 19.
From May 21 through August 19, customers may make reservations online by going to www.svst.org. A credit card is required for on-line reservations, and such reservations are transferable, but non-refundable.
Individual tickets are $10 for preview performances, $19 on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings, $22 on Friday and Saturday evenings and $16 for matinees. Special theatre party group rates apply to groups of 20 guests or more. Senior citizens, 62 or older, are eligible for a $2 discount upon request on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings only. Special subscription plans are also available through Saturday, June 30. In addition, student tickets are available for $10 for any seat, any performance.
Saint Vincent Summer Theatre performances are all scheduled in the comfortable, air-conditioned Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the Saint Vincent College campus. Free van shuttle service is provided to and from the spacious and convenient parking areas adjacent to the Saint Vincent Basilica.
Saint Vincent Summer Theatre will continue to feature its well-known cabaret, the special after-the-show party to which all theatre patrons are invited. Saint Vincent students serve snacks, hot dogs and beverages after the production and also provide entertainment. The cabaret is open after all performances except Thursday preview shows and all matinees. Theatre officials encourage donations if patrons enjoy themselves at the after-the-show party.
The 23rd annual Saint Vincent Summer Theatre Gala will be held Friday, July 13. All proceeds benefit the Saint Vincent Summer Theatre.
A free brochure is available by contacting Colleen Reilly at (724) 805-2229 prior to May 21 and the Saint Vincent Theatre box office at 724 537-8900 after May 21.
Location: Robert S. Carey Student Center at SVC, Latrobe
Date & Time:
Registration is required
Contact: Saint Vincent Theatre Box Office
Phone: (724) 537-8900
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