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Performance Dates
March 6 - 7, 2021

Pittsburgh PlayLab, a New Play Reading Series, premiered this fall with a successful showcase of two original works. We look forward to producing this series in Spring 2021. Hosted virtually, the series will feature readings of original plays not previously produced by local, regional and national playwrights. 

“In what continues to be an extremely challenging time, those of us in the arts are looking for ways to stay positive, hopeful and excited to share with our audiences,” said Steven Breese, Artistic Director and Dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA).

“While the Playhouse has a long history of premiering new works, Pittsburgh PlayLab Reading Series is a first for us. It’s also a natural extension of our broader play development initiative and programmatic mission to bring new and renewed works to our stages,” said Breese.  He points out the sold-out world premiere production of The Old Man and the Sea and the planned premiere of Pump Up the Volume, a new musical based on the 1990 film, a production in collaboration with RWS Entertainment Group.