Charles Ives Take Me Home

November 9 – December 15, 2013 (Hamburg)
By Jessica Dickey
Directed by Matt M. Morrow

A father’s love of music and a daughter’s passion for basketball are at odds in this new play about competition, commitment, and craft. Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) enlists modernist composer Charles Ives to guide a violinist to an understanding of what it means to be a father—and a fan.

VIDEO

A SONIC JOURNEY ABOUT SYMPHONY AND SPORTS

City Theatre presents: Charles Ives Take Me Home

PHOTO

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THE HARMONY BETWEEN MUSIC AND SPORTS

Charles Ives Take Me Home featuring Drew McVety (John Starr), James FitzGerald (Charles Ives), and Tressa Glover (Coach Laura Starr).  Photo by Kristi Jan Hoover.

PRESS

‘IVES’ A COMPELLING TALE OF SPORTS AND MUSIC…

November 24, 2013

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review >

 

INTERVIEW WITH PLAYWRIGHT JESSICA DICKEY

November 15, 2013

WQED Podcast >

 

HOOPS AND HARMONY

November 14, 2013

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette >

 

‘CHARLES IVES’ SHOWCASES STRIFE, MUSIC, BASKETBALL

November 13, 2013

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review >

 

FATHER TAKES THE STAGE; DAUGHTER, THE COURT

June 13, 2013

New York Times >

 

THE PLAYWRIGHT

JESSICA DICKEY

Jessica Dickey is an actor and playwright and is most well-known for her one woman show The Amish Project, which started at the New York International Fringe Festival, premiered at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, has since been produced all over the world (including City Theatre in 2011!), and is published by Sam French. Charles Ives Take Me Home (nominated for the prestigious Susan Blackburn Prize)more >

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

CAST

James FitzGerald (Charles Ives)

Tressa Glover (Coach Laura Starr)

Drew McVety (John Starr)

CREATIVE TEAM

Matt M. Morrow (Director)

Tony Ferrieri (Scenic)

Angela M. Vesco (Costume)

Ann G. Wrightson (Lighting)

Katie Down (Sound)

Carlyn Aquiline (Dramaturgy)

Attack Theatre, Peter Kope and Michele de la Reza (Movement Consultant)

Joanna Obuzor (Stage Manager)

TICKET PRICING

REGULAR ADMISSION

$35-$55

PERSONS UNDER 30

$15 advance tickets, excluding Fridays 8pm/Saturdays 5:30pm.

 

$15 rush tickets at the Box Office beginning two hours prior to show.

 

Tickets will be held at Will Call. Must present valid ID. One ticket per ID.

SENIORS AGE 62 AND OLDER

$22 rush tickets at the Box Office beginning two hours prior to show.

GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE

Save when you bring a group! For pricing, contact Kari Shaffer, Box Office Manager, by email or by calling 412.431.4400 x286.

MILITARY FAMILIES

As a participating Blue Star Theatre, City Theatre is happy to offer 25% off to military personnel and their families. More info >

ADDITIONAL INFO

RUNNING TIME

Approximately 75 minutes; no intermission

PLAY ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN

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Landesberg Design

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