Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Extra Southwest Nights for Arena's 'King Hedley II'

Arena Stage will have extra Southwest Nights for the performance of King Hedley II, starring Bowman Wright and E. Faye Butler. In addition to the original Southwest Night date of February 24 at 7:30pm, the following performances have been added at the discounted rate of $25: 2/6 at 8pm, 2/8 at 7:30 pm, 2/10 at 7:30pm, and 2/11 at 7:30pm. From the media release:
Set in the 1980's Hill District of Pittsburgh, the ninth installment of Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's acclaimed play cycle examining Black America follows a scarred ex-convict who struggles to turn his life around and lock away his past.
King Hedley II will be at the Fichlander from February 6 - March 8.

About Southwest Nights: 

People who reside or work in Southwest can buy discounted tickets for specially designated Southwest Nights performances of each production. Tickets are $35 for musicals and $25 for non-musicals, plus fees, and patrons may purchase tickets by phone (202-488-3300) or in person (1101 Sixth Street). Proof of Southwest residency or employment for each member of the party must be presented at the time of pick-up. Tickets are based on availability.

Illustration by Douglas Fraser

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