Theater

  • October 18-20, 2019

    New Horizon Theater, COWBOY

    Layon Gray's powerful story of Bass Reeves, a freed slave who protected the Wild West as the first African-American United States Deputy Marshal. Many people said he inspired the Lone Ranger character. Layon has brought the plays "Black Angels Over Tuskegee", "Black Sparta", "The Girls Of Summer", "Kings Of Harlem" to Pittsburgh.

  • KST Presents

    November 1, 2019

    Jameelah Platt & 
Lost Culture Dance Crew, Freshworks Residency Presentation

    Visual artist Jameelah Platt teams with the Lost Culture Dance Crew to combine dance, film, photography, and painting into a visual language that illustrates underrepresented, misrepresented and concealed narratives.

  • KST Presents

    November 14-16, 2019

    My People: A QTPOC Festival of the Arts

    This year’s edition of My People—KST’s annual series that centers QTPOC artists through performances, screenings, and conversations—is curated by Pittsburgh theater director Adil Mansoor and includes featured guest artist Mariana Valencia.

  • KST Presents

    November 15-16, 2019

    Mariana Valencia, ALBUM

    With observations both humorous and grave, Mariana Valencia unites text, song, and dance inside the content of her "ALBUM." Valencia’s body becomes an archive—a photo album, a record album, a herstorical album—in her effort to frame, to preserve, and perform her self.

  • KST Presents

    December 6, 2019

    Ru Emmons & Corrine Jasmin, Freshworks Residency Presentation

    Through movement, sound and spoken language, and visual art, the duo seek to uncover the power of living in the in- between, exploring the corners of identity, interconnectedness, and a queer futurism.

  • KST Presents

    December 11, 2019

    Performance on Screen: Tina Satter

    Bonnie Gabel presents Tina Stater's "Ghost Rings" and guides a discussion into the work, sharing context and perspective on the artist—paired with a wine chosen to fuel this evening of heady fun.