CITIZENS MARKET

By Cori Thomas
Directed by Reginald L. Douglas

March 3 – 25, 2018

A good New York City supermarket has everything its neighborhood needs, including a charming cast of characters behind the counter. Citizens Market, the latest from City Theatre favorite Cori Thomas, follows a hopeful group of immigrants as they form an unlikely family, working to master the ups and downs of language, love, and staying afloat in the city that never sleeps. Full of laughter and life, this world premiere celebrates an ever-shifting and eclectic America.

VIDEO

CITIZENS MARKET - NOW THROUGH MARCH 25

THE WORLD PREMIERE OF CITIZENS MARKET

PHOTOS

Citizens Market

PLAYWRIGHT

CORI THOMAS

PRESS

Review: Citizens Market at City Theatre

Pittsburgh City Paper | By Alex Gordon
March 21, 2018

“It’s a nuanced story with no shortage of humor, verbal jabs, racial tension and ambiguous characters.”

Review: Citizens Market

Pittsburgh in the Round | By Yvonne Hudson
March 13, 2018

“For all the laughter and tears sprinkled throughout Citizens Market, there’s no sugar coating here. Thomas reminds us that all that Americans are never ‘from here’–regardless how long your family has ‘been here.’”

Stage review: Moving immigrant stories propel world premiere of 'Citizens Market'

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By Sharon Eberson
March 12, 2018

“The moving, funny and ultimately uplifting work offers a peek on the other side of the counter, into the break room and upstairs manager’s office, where the American Dream is tantalizingly within reach one moment, and elusive the next.”

City Theatre puts new play 'Citizens Market' on the map

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By Sharon Eberson
March 1,  2018

“Our human instinct is to band together and to help, and do better by each other, and try to create a village wherever you go, even if you are a fish out of water… And that’s the thing that really appealed to me. This ‘Citizens Market’ is Akosua’s version of the village that she’s trying to create.” – Ngozi Anyanwu

CAST

NGOZI ANYANWU 
Akosua

SHAMIKA COTTON 
Ciata

JEFF HOWELL 
Bogdan

ANN TALMAN  
Morfina

JUAN FRANCISCO VILLA 
Jesus

CREATIVE TEAM

REGINALD L. DOUGLAS
Director

TONY FERRIERI
Scenic Designer

HANK BULLINGTON
Associate Scenic Designer

ANDREW DAVID OSTROWSKI
Lighting Designer

KAREN PERRY
Costume Designer

ZACHARY BEATTIE-BROWN
Sound Designer

IMPORTANT DATES

FRI, MARCH 9 | 8:00 PM
Opening Night

SUN, MARCH 11 | 2:00 PM
Post-Show Talkback

FRI, MARCH 16 | 8:00 PM
Greenroom

SUN, MARCH 18 | 2:00 PM
Post-Show Talkback

TUES, MARCH 20 | 7:00 PM
ASL Interpretation

SUN, MARCH 25| 2:00 PM
Open Captioning & Audio Description

GRAPHIC DESIGN

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ADDITIONAL INFO

RUNNING TIME

This show runs approximately 100 minutes. There is no intermission.

TICKETS

REGULAR ADMISSION

Starting at $38.

PERSONS UNDER 30

$15 advance tickets, excluding Opening Night/Saturdays at 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. Two tickets per ID.

PAY-WHAT-YOU-WANT

A limited number of “Pay-What-You-Want” tickets will be available two hours before the 1 p.m.performance on Saturday, March 17th. Please call the box office in advance to check on availability. Mention “Pay-What-You-Want” pricing when purchasing.

SENIORS AGE 62 & OLDER

$24 rush tickets available at the Box Office beginning two hours prior to show.

GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE

Save when you bring a group! For pricing, contact Joel Ambrose, Director of Ticketing & Patron Services, by email or at 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 >

MEDIA SPONSORS

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