Great Expectations

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CATEGORY: MAIN EVENT

Performance Location: New Hazlett Center for Performing Arts
6 Allegheny Square E., Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Performance times are at 7:30 on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:30 on Sundays

Great Expectations

by Neil Bartlett
Directed by Art DeConciliis

This imaginative adaptation brings Charles Dickens’ classic rags-to-riches tale to vibrant new life. Pip, a young orphan in 19th century England, life is about to change. In a world ruled by money and social class, will he find his fortune? Follow the extraordinary adventures of Pip, as he seeks to fulfill his romantic destiny.

November 1 – 10, 2024


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Meet Charles Dickens' Great, Great Grandson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQ8RIjH_byA

You will meet him on opening night!

What you will see!- Using Charles Dickens' extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of eight actors, Neil Bartlett's powerful stage version of this much-loved story brings its settings and characters to theatrical life. An ideal play for schools and colleges!

Interview with Neil Bartlett – the playwright
https://www.neil-bartlett.com/the-work/translations/

Dickens – Still Relevant? YES!
https://yougov.co.uk/entertainment/articles/2971-dickens-200-still-relevant

The Dickens Society
https://dickenssociety.org/

Was Dickens Really Paid By The Word?
https://dickens.ucsc.edu/resources/faq/by-the-word.html

Charles Dickens Biography
https://www.biography.com/authors-writers/charles-dickens

NEIL BARTLETT’S POWERFUL ADAPTATION OF "GREAT EXPECTATIONS"
https://www.vmediabackstage.com/single-post/neil-bartlett-s-powerful-adaptation-of-great-expectations-opens-the-holiday-season-at-the-sjsc


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