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It's A USO Christmas
Friday - Sunday, December 9 - 11, 2016
Swing into that Good Old-Fashioned Christmas Spirit

 

Nostalgia takes the stage as The Strand presents a concert event saluting those famous USO shows produced for our troops overseas back in the 1940s and 50s.  Expect non-stop music, comedy and ‘backstage’ hijinks.

 

It's a USO Christmas harkens back to the beloved variety shows made famous by the likes of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Marilyn Monroe and The Andrews Sisters.  We honor these heroes of yesteryear with a fictional cast of characters and a story that weaves between on-stage performances and peaks 'behind the curtain'.

 

The Emcee is the wise-cracking song and dance man, trying to keep his stars in line and the troops entertained. The Starlet is a voluptuous bombshell that handles anything from the sultry 'Santa Baby' to the warm-hearted 'Christmas Song'. The Broad has soul, wit & heart wrapped up in a bawdy, funny gal. She'll make you laugh, then break your heart.  The GI is young, handsome, idealistic, and sings like an angel.


It's A USO Christmas is a show whose audience has grown every year since its debut.  Updated with new music and comedy routines in 2015, it continues to find new fans while others make it a part of their annual Christmas traditions, just like A Musical Christmas Carol or The Nutcracker.  But this is an EXCLUSIVE production of The Strand.  If you don't see it here, you won't see it anywhere else!

Friday & Saturday December 9 & 10  8pm
Sunday Matineee, December 11  2pm
$35 Reserve Seating
$25 Limited or Obstructed View

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$15 -$20 Adult Reserve Seating

$10 - $15 Kids Under 12

 

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Rudolph, Frosty The Grinch & Friends
November 26, December 10 & 17, 2016
A Heartwarming Tribute to the Classic Christmas Specials of the 1960s & 70s, Live On Stage!

 

Do you remember those classic shows like Rudolph, Frosty and The Grinch?  What about Year Without a Santa Claus, The Little Drummer Boy and Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey?  Did you fall asleep humming the catchy jazz of Vince Guaraldi from A Charlie Brown Christmas?

 

Now, you can relive the nostalgia of your youth and share it with your kids with this fast-paced, funny and heartwarming show that celebrates the music of your favorite TV specials!

 

Rudolph, Frosty, The Grinch & Friends is a live stage show in which the cast gathers together to get ready for their annual Christmas party.  As they reminisce about these wonderful shows, they sing the songs and act out segments while fun animations are projected onto a giant screen.

 

 

 

Priced for the whole family, Rudolph & Friends is a genuine bargain for professional. live theater.  It's embraced by couples, social groups and families alike!  Fans have made it a cherished part of their annual Christmas traditions.  Just like the Radio City Rockettes or The Nutcracker, it's just not Christmas until they've seen Rudolph & Friends!  And it's a Strand EXCLUSIVE!  If you don't see it here, you won't see it anywhere else!


Saturday Matinees ONLY!  Nov 26, Dec 10 & 17   2pm

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$5 General Admission

$4 Seniors 60+

 

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White Christmas
Friday & Saturday ONLY! December 16 & 17

Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye & Rosemary Clooney

 

Having left the Army following W.W.II, Bob Wallace (Crosby) and Phil Davis (Davis) team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters, Betty and Judy (Clooney and Vera-Allen respectively), who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.

 

Although the movie stars Bing Crosby and features songs by Irving Berlin, it is not a sequel to the earlier film, Holiday Inn (1942). The plan was to reunite Crosby with his Inn co-star, Fred Astaire, but Astaire turned it down, as he had temporarily "retired". Donald O'Connor was cast as Crosby's co-star, in what was hoped to be a reprise of his successful dance partnership with Vera-Ellen. But while filming Francis Joins the WACs (1954), O'Connor contracted a severe bout of Q-Fever from his co-star, Francis the Talking Mule, and had to pull out. Danny Kaye was cast as a last minute replacement.

 

According to Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye's "Sisters" performance was not originally in the script. They were clowning around on the set, and director Michael Curtiz thought it was so funny that he decided to film it. In the scene, Crosby's laughs are genuine and unscripted, as he was unable to hold a straight face due to Kaye's comedic dancing. Clooney said the filmmakers had a better take where Crosby didn't laugh, but when they ran them both, people liked the laughing version better.

 

Friday & Saturday, December 16 & 17  7:30pm

Unrated | Runtime 2 hours
 
 


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The StrandTastics
Sunday ONLY!  December 18  2 Shows!  3pm & 7pm

High Energy Youth Show Choir Returns with an All-New Original Music Revue

 

Long ago, in the way far away kingdom of Carterovia, a self-centered, egotistical monarch has decreed there is to be no Christmas as the holiday diverts his subjects’ attention from where it should always be: on himself. Can anyone stop him or convince him to see the error of his ways?

 

This is the premise of The StrandTastics' latest original music revue, entitled The Spirit of Christmas, written and directed by Strand Fan-Favorite, Mary Ann Mangini.  The story is based on a play by Islay Benson.

 

The StrandTastics is The Strand's exclusive Youth Show Choir under Mary Ann's direction.  Now in its second year, the group formed as a result of Mary Ann's work with Strand youth chorus members for shows like Oliver! The Musical, The Music Man and Bible On Broadway.  Mary Ann's dedicated work with these ensembles, coupled with their incredible talent and exuberance, made them integral parts of the success of these shows.  She then spearheaded the initiative to form a show choir, and The StrandTastics were born.

 

The group makes appearances all over the Pittsburgh region, from the Pittsburgh Zoo to The Harmony Sylvester(German New Year) and beyond.  They perform two music revues each year at The Strand.

 

If you would like to book The StrandTastics for your next function, or to get info on joining Pittsburgh's youth choral sensation, contact us at information@thestrandtheater.org.  The choir is open to kids ages 6 to 16.  An audition process is required.


Sunday Only!  December 18  2 Shows!  3pm & 7pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

$5 General Admission

$4 Seniors 60+

 

Box Office Opens 1 Hour before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
The Bishop's Wife
Friday ONLY! December 23

Starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young & David Niven

 

The Strand cordially invites you to take one last respite before the holiday weekend to enjoy this all-time classic starring one of Hollywood's most enduring and beloved superstars. 

 

An Episcopal Bishop (Niven) has been working on plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. As he loses sight of his family, and why he became a churchman in the first place, and an angel named Dudley (Grant) is sent to help him. Dudley helps everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. As Christmas approaches, the Bishop begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections.

 

Originally, Cary Grant played the bishop and David Niven the angel. When original director William A. Seiter left the film, Henry Koster replaced him and viewed what had been shot so far. He realized that the two were in the wrong roles. It took some convincing because Grant wanted the title role of the Bishop. He eventually accepted the change and his role as the angel was one of the most widely praised of his career.

 

The harp playing for Cary Grant was done by Mr. Gail Laughton, Laughton's hands are seen in the film during close-ups of Grant's character playing the harp.

 

Friday Only! December 23  7:30pm

1947 Unrated | Runtime 1 hour 49 minutes
 
 


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$5 General Admission

$4 Seniors 60+

 

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The Bells of St. Mary's
Friday ONLY! December 30

Starring Bing Crosby & Ingrid Bergman

 

Highlight the end of your 2016 yuletide season with another of Hollywood's golden classics, presented in glorious Black & White!

 

Father O'Malley, the unconventional priest from Going My Way (1944), continues his work for the Catholic Church. This time he is sent to St. Mary's, a run-down parochial school on the verge of condemnation. He and Sister Benedict work together in an attempt to save the school, though their differing methods often lead to good-natured disagreements.

 

While The Bells of St. Mary's was the first sequel ever to be nominated for Best Picture and Best Actor (Crosby won the Best Actor Oscar for Going My Way), this film was supposed to be the original release, and Going My Way was supposed to be the sequel.  It's not known why the productions were switched, but the result was apparently for the best.  In addition to the nominations, The Bells of St. Mary's was RKO Pictures most profitable film ever.

 

At the 1945 Academy Awards, Bing Crosby and Leo McCarey won the Best Actor and Best Director awards for Going My Way (1944). When Ingrid Bergman won the Best Actress award for her role in Gaslight (1944), she told the audience at the awards ceremony, "I'm glad I won, because tomorrow morning, I start shooting the sequel to 'Going My Way' with Bing Crosby and Leo McCarey, and I was afraid that if I didn't have an Oscar, they wouldn't speak to me."

 

Friday Only! December 30  7:30pm

1945 Unrated | Runtime 2 hours 6 minutes
 
 


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The Chief
Fri - Sun, January 20 - 22, 2017

Stirring One-Man Play About Legendary Steelers Owner, Art Rooney, Makes Its Strand Debut

 

Steelers owner Art Rooney is a Pittsburgh legend, known as much for his heart as his beloved team. Sports Writer, Comedian and Playwright, Gene Collier along with Robert Zellers, created this stirring one man play that pays tribute to one of the Steel City’s favorite sons.

The Strand proudly announces that PHILLIP WINTERS, who played the role at the legendary St. Vincent College Theater in Latrobe, will don the cardigan sweater (and tuxedo) for this exclusive production.  Phillip captures Rooney’s rough-and-tumble persona, as well as his softer, personal side.



There’s never been a story to bring the arts and sports communities together like this one. Three performances only!

The Chief
is not a part of The Strand's signature Broadway On Main subscriptions series, but is available to Subscribers at a special discount.  Enjoy this show, plus Ella & Basie! and Groucho: A Life in Revue to enjoy great savings and other benefits like no-hassle date and/or seat changes and first-alert status for new shows before they're announced to the general public.  There's still time to become a Broadway On Main Subscriber today!

Directed by Jeremy Czarniak
Friday & Saturday
January 20 & 21, 8pm
Sunday Matinee
January 22  2:00pm
 
 


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Ella & Basie!
Fri - Sun, January 27 - 29, 2017

Original Music Revue Saluting a Groundbreaking Collaboration

 

In 1963, Ella Fitzgerald and The Count Basie Orchestra were already titans in jazz and blues.  While they worked together on the 1957 album One O'Clock Jump, it was Ella & Basie!, with arrangements by a young Quincy Jones, that became one of the most revered projects of the industry.

This original concert tells the story of this iconic collaboration; of these two legends and a young protoge, leading up to the 1963 release, of course the album itself, and a hint of what was stil to come.



The Strand is thrilled to announce that REMA WEBB, currently starring ON Broadway in The Color Purple, will take a break from that show to headline Ella & Basie!  Rema also starred on Broadway in The Lion King, and was an original cast member in The Book of Mormon.   It is a privilege to welcome someone of Rema's incredible talent and credentials to the intimate setting of The Strand.

Ella & Basie!
is the next installment of The Strand's signature Broadway On Main subscriptions series.  Enjoy this show, plus Groucho: A Life in Revue to enjoy great savings and other benefits like no-hassle date and/or seat changes and first-alert status for new shows before they're announced to the general public.  Plus, Subscribers get a BONUS offer for the one-man play, The Chief.  Become a 2-Show Broadway On Main Subscriber today!

Directed by Jeremy Czarniak
Friday & Saturday
January 27 & 28, 8pm
Sunday Matinee
January 29  2:00pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

$20 - $25
Reserve Seating

 

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House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Queens of Pure Country
Saturday Only!  February 18  2 Shows!  2pm & 8pm

Josie ‘Patsy Cline’ Waverly Returns with Her Own Classic Country Tribute

 

Josie Waverly wowed audiences with her Patsy Cline tribute at The Strand’s ‘Cash & Cline’ concerts the last two years. Now she returns with her own solo act, Queens of Pure Country

 

In this outstanding concert, Josie pays tribute, not to one, but to EIGHT legendary voices, including Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline & Tammy Wynette (pictured below, l to r)!

 
 

Josie transitions flawlessly from one legendary lady to the next, with swift costume changes and of course, her powerhouse voice which captures the heart of each of the queens that she presents. Enjoy at least 20 of your favorite hits in this amazing show!

 

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Saturday Only!  February 18  2 Show!  2pm & 8pm

 
 


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$30 Reserve Seating

 

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Eddie Manion 65th
Birthday Bash
Saturday Only!  February 25  7pm

Eddie and Special Guest Joe Grushecky are Back for an All-New Show to Celebrate Eddie's Birthday Milestone

 

On January 9, world-renowned Saxophonist Eddie Manion performed a SOLD OUT concert at The Strand, the EXCLUSIVE Pittsburgh venue for his CD Release Nightlife.  Eddie - along with Joe Grushecky and a 'who's who' of the Steel City's musical elite - followed up that show with another packed house concert on June 11.

Never one to sit back and relax, Eddie has decided to invite you to his 65th birthday party which is guaranteed to bring the house down!  Eddie 'Kingfish' Manion wants you to join him for an all-new concert event. As a Strand Insider, now is your chance to lock in your favorite seats before the show goes public!  This is a great opportunity to order your tickets for Eddie's return along with good friend and special guest, Joe Grushecky for this incredible birthday bash!


Once again, Eddie and Joe will open the show with their acoustic duo set, then after a short intermission, Eddie's full band will take the stage for an all-new concert experience!

Eddie Manion has lived a life of Rock & Roll, R&B, Jazz, and Blues. Whenever Bruce Springsteen needed a horn section he has always called Manion; initially in 1977 for a historic group of shows at the Monmouth Arts Center in Red Bank, on his 1988 Tunnel of Love Tour, right up to his most recent Wrecking Ball and High Hopes world tours, 2012 - 2014. 

Eddie Manion 65th Birthday Bash with 
Special Guest Joe Grushecky
Saturday Only!
February 25, 2017  7:00pm
$30 Reserve Seating
 
 


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$20 Reserve Seating

 

Box Office Opens 1 Hour before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Awards Night at The Strand
Sunday Only!  February 26  Doors Open 6pm

Lights!  Glamour!  Action!  Celebrate Hollywood's Best & Brightest Right Here in Zelienople!

 

Break out your most gorgeous gown or tempting tuxedo, and get ready to paint the town during The Strand's salute to The Oscars.

Walk the Red Carpet, take a runway spin and get snapped by the Paparazzi as you make a grand entrance for this memorable night.  Your ticket includes complimentary appetizers by the area's top restaurants and caterers, as well one free cocktail from the bar.

Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories including Best Dressed, Best Couple, Best Accessories and others.  A grand assortment of gift baskets and prizes from local merchants will be on full display as part of our Chinese Auction.


Then, sit back and watch The Academy Awards in plush, comfortable seats, on a 25' screen and 45 speaker surround-sound!  You'll be able to enjoy all the glitz and glamour of The Oscars, right here on Main Street in Zelie.

Proceeds from the event benefit the charitable Strand Thater Initiative.

Awards Night at The Strand
Sunday Only!  February 26, 2017  
Doors Open  6:00pm
$20 Reserve Seating
 
 


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$33 Reserve Seating

 

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Mark Milovats
Saturday Only!  March 4  8:00pm

International Performer Makes His Strand Theater Debut

 

Mark Milovats is an international singer, entertainer, recording artist and premiere showman. His rich and powerful voice has been compared to industry greats like Sinatra, Bennett and Connick. His shows are a delight to see, and he regularly sells out The Byham Theater with his lavish Christmas concerts.

 

 

He has performed with country music legends like Boots Randolph, (Yakity Sax ... Benny Hill) Rascal Flatts and has opened for Frank Sinatra,  Engelbert Humperdink, Barry Manilow and Perry Como. 

 

Mark is excited to bring  his VIVA LAS VEGAS show to the intimate setting of The Strand. Mark’s soaring and powerful voice, his 9 piece orchestra with a variety of fantastic classic standards like Fly Me to the Moon, Sway and Viva Las Vegas, will make you feel like you are in the heart of the Vegas Strip!

 

EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT!

 

Saturday Only!  March 4  8:00pm

 
 


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$42 Reserve Seating

 

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

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The Celtic Tenors
Monday & Tuesday Only!  March 6 & 7  7:30pm

James, Matthew & Daryl Return to Usher in the Coming Spring Season

 

The Celtic Tenors have become absolute fan favorites of Strand audiences since they first arrived back in 2011.  It is a true privilege to welcome these gifted and internationally known artists back to the theater's intimate setting.  Ireland's most successful classical crossover group has performed in music halls, arenas, even stadiums the world over.  But here, you can experience their unique blend of music, humor and Celtic charm from as close as an arm's length!

 

 

The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember. Whether playing a neighborhood cathedral or major concert halls in international cities like New York, Amsterdam or Shanghai, you are assured of a professional, sparkling and most of all, good humored performance. They genuinely love what they do and you’ll see that shine through in each rendition of beautiful Celtic songs like the haunting Danny Boy and exhilarating classics like Nessun Dorma

 

It's an evening to savor and a night with tenors who despite their incredible success don’t take themselves too seriously!

 

EXCLUSIVE AREA APPEARANCE!

 

Monday & Tuesday Only!  March 6 & 7  7:30pm

 
 


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$40 Reserve Seating

$30 Limited or Obstructed View

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Children of Eden
March 31 - April 9, 2017

Stephen Schwartz' Beloved Interpretation of The Book of Genesis is The Strand's Next Full-Cast, Fully Produced Musical!

 

Children of Eden is probably Stephen Schwartz' most popular musical to never actually have a run on Broadway, the show has since grown to become a global phenomenon.

Whether you've seen this beloved musical once or a dozen times, you haven't seen it produced in the intimate setting that is The Strand Theater.  You won't miss a single smile, whisper or tear, with the furthest seat in the house just 25' away.  Of course, Strand audiences have come to expect a professional production featuring a stellar cast and top-shelf production values, and it is ever our goal to meet or exceed those expectations.

Children of Eden
at its heart, explores the lessons of family, parenting and letting go.  This joyous and inspiring musical celebrates the difficulty of choice, the importance of passion, the value of questioning, and the pain in allowing those you love to take risks and face the consequences.  Be sure to spend part of your Easter season at The Strand to experience this wonderful program.

Children of Eden is the anchor show of our all new 'Tis The Season subscription series.  Subscribers can enjoy this show, plus Celebration: America and Chiller Theatre: The Musical at a deep discount, plus additional discounts on select holiday-themed shows, no-hassle date and seat changes if needed and first priority alert status on new shows before they're announced to the general public.  Become a 'Tis The Season Subscriber today!

Directed by Jeremy Czarniak
Showdates:
March 31, April 1, 6, 7 & 8 at 8pm
April 2 & 9 Matinees at 2pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

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Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Beatlemania Now!
Friday & Saturday Only!  April 14 & 15, THREE Shows!

Rousing Tribute to The Fab Four returns for THREE performances due to popular demand!


We at The Strand are thrilled to announce the return of BEATLEMANIA NOW! When this incredible tribute to The Fab Four arrived in Zelienople, both shows were complete Sell Outs! Now, we're bringing them back for THREE performances: Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8pm and two shows on Saturday, April 15 at 2pm and 8pm! So if you missed out on this incredible act the first time around, now is your chance to reserve your favorite seats for their triumphant return!



BEATLEMANIA NOW is an amazing concert experience. Recapture the excitement, the mood and the frantic intensity as Beatlemania Now performs live on-stage, against a backdrop of stunning images which evoke memories of some of the most turbulent decades of modern times... the 1960s. Experience the Beatles tribute that the NY Daily News calls, "Brilliant!" and The Philadelphia Inquirer writes, "is one of those rare shows that will delight folks who remember exactly where they were when John, Paul, George and Ringo changed the world!"

EXCLUSIVE AREA ENGAGEMENT!

Friday, April 14, 2017  8:00pm
Saturday, April 15, 2017,  2pm & 8pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

$15 - $20 Adult Reserve Seating
$12 - $15
Kids Under 12

 

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Andy Gross
Monday Only!  April 17 7:30pm

Randy 'The Split Man' Gross returns with his hysterical & spellbinding magic, comedy & ventriloquism show!


Andy Gross is the hottest stand up comic, magician and ventriloquist working today (are there any others?)! He performs over 150 shows a year at comedy clubs, Vegas, cruise ships, fortune 500 corporate events, colleges and performing arts theatres everywhere. He is considered one of the best by his peers in the entertainment industry and will leave you spellbound.



Andy has numerous film and TV appearances including 'Ellen', MTV & VH1, and his SPLIT MAN YouTube videos have over 12 million views Audiences are absolutely unanimous in their praise of this amazing performer. His   ad-libs during his stand-up are compared frequently to Don Rickles and Robin Williams. His voice throwing is truly amazing. There are only a handful of people in the world can throw their voice, it is a must hear to believe.

Andy combines stand-up comedy, magic and ventriloquism together, making him one of the most hilarious - and spellbinding - entertainers in the world. It's a FAMILY-FRIENDLY foray into comedy, magic and mayhem.

EXCLUSIVE AREA ENGAGEMENT!

Monday Only!  April 17, 7:30pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

$20 - $25
Reserve Seating

 

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Chris Collins & Members of Boulder Canyon
Saturday Only!  April 22, 2 Shows!

Stirring Tribute to Music Icon John Denver Returns
to The Strand with TWO Shows!


When Chris Collins first brought his tribute to music legend John Denver to The Strand in 2014, we had no idea what a phenomenon it would become. When he and members of Boulder Canyon performed earlier this year, the show had been Sold Out for over a month!

Lesson learned! The staff and volunteers of The Strand Theater are excited to report that, not only will this wildly popular show return in 2017, we've booked TWO performances for Saturday, April 22!

Chris Collins is an award-winning singer & songwriter making his triumphant fourth appearance at The Strand following three Sold Out concerts with his tribute to pop music icon John Denver. Collins and Boulder Canyon have toured the country, delighting audiences with their talent, warmth and humor. They've toured from coast to coast, paying tribute to the music of John Denver. The band has generated much acclaim from audiences all over the country. Collins and Boulder Canyon are not an impersonation act, but seek to honor Denver's legacy with fresh energy and musical integrity. Don't miss this incredible tribute to a pop music legend featuring Collins and members of Boulder Canyon in an acoustic-style concert event.

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Saturday Only! April 22, 2017,  2 Shows!  2pm & 8pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

$20 - $25 Adult Reserve Seating
$10 - $15
Kids Under 12

 

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
One Night Only
Friday Only!  May 5  8pm

Mark Hayward & Jonathan Burns are Back, And They're Bringing More of Their Twisted Friends Wtih Them


We keep locking the doors, but Mark Hayward & Jonathan Burns manage to keep coming back! We think it's because contortionist Jonathan can squeeze through the doors! They're bringing along more of their twisted friends for an all-new night of gut-wrenching comedy and hi-jinks.



Their crew of comedians, magicians, stunt people and who-knowswhat-else are sure to raise the bar for the audience (or lower it right on their heads)!

So if it's painfully funny comedy, contortions, magic and mayhem that you want, then this FAMILY-FRIENDLY show is fantastic fun for everyone!

EXCLUSIVE AREA ENGAGEMENT!

Friday Only!  May 5, 8:00pm
 
 


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TICKET PRICE:

$35 Reserve Seating
$25 Limited or Obstructed View

$30 with Broadway On Main Subscription
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Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Groucho: A Life in Revue
Fri - Sun, May 12 - 14, 2017

Critically Acclaimed Story of the Vaudeville Legend

 

Everyone has a friend who does a great Groucho, right? Your uncle does a great Groucho, you probably think you do a great Groucho, and will spout out a “that’s the most reediculous thing I ever hoid” at the slightest provocation. But according to Pittsburgh Post Gazette Theater Critic, Chris Rawson, Strand Fan-Favorite Jeremy Czarniak, ‘is the complete thing, which means not just the physical imitation – that’s the least of it, really – but the life within’. Jeremy’s portrayal twice won him mentions in The PG’s ‘Best Actor’ Category.

Co-written by Groucho’s son, Arthur Marx & Robert Fisher, this show is an energetic romp through the life of one of Vaudeville’s pioneers. Fast-paced, but also heartfelt & sentimental, A Life in Revue offers music, comedy and drama as it peers into the life of a comic who, toward the end of his life, almost apologizes for it.

Groucho: A Life in Revue completes The Strand's all-new Broadway On Main subscription series.  You still have a chance to enjoy great savings and other benefits like no-hassle date and/or seat changes and first-alert status for new shows before they're announced to the general public.  Subscribers will enjoy this show and the original Ella & Basie! concert at a deep discount plus a BONUS offer for the one-man play, The Chief.  Become a 2-Show Broadway On Main Subscriber today!

Friday & Saturday,
May 12 & 13, 8:00pm
Sunday Matinee
May 14, 2:00pm
 
 


FOR MORE INFO

724.742.0400

 

TICKET PRICE:

$18 - $22
Reserve Seating

 

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Jim Croce Tribute Concert
Saturday Only!  May 20  2 Shows!  2pm & 8pm

Gifted Guitar Duo Showcase the Music of One of the Great American Storytellers


Audiences are cheering for John Reno and Brett Gambino as they perform the music of Jim Croce, one of America's most enduring singer-songwriters. The duo blends acoustic guitars and vocals to capture the essence of a man whose musical gifts transcend time. This show features the greatest hits of Croce's tragically short career, from the rollicking Bad, Bad Leroy Brown and You Don't Mess Around With Jim to his more heartfelt ballads, I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song and Operator.

John & Brett recreate the masterful guitar work of Croce and his accompanist, Maury Muehleisen, with songs like Time In A Bottle and These Dreams. As they cover the Croce catalogue, they offer anecdotes about the late performer and the characters who inspired his songs.

Coupled with a fascinating multi-media presentation, this timeless concert takes the audience on a magical journey back to a beloved chapter in music history!

EXCLUSIVE AREA APPEARANCE!

Saturday Only!  May 20
Two Shows!  2:00pm & 8:00pm
 
 


FOR MORE INFO

724.742.0400

 

TICKET PRICE:

$17 Adults

$11 Kids Under 12

 

Box Office is Open from 6pm - 9pm

 

Tours Board at the Parking Lot next to Goodfello's Restaurant at the corner of Main St (RT-19) & Grandview Ave (RT-68)

 
The Nightmare Tour
Final 2 Friday & Saturday Nights in October

Do You Dare Visit The Darker Corners of Zelienople & Harmony?  Be very afraid......or not.

 

Zelienople and Harmony are rich in their history and culture; beautiful boroughs that symbolize life in Main Street, USA.  But like many picture postcard towns, if you scratch the surface, the seedy underbelly can be exposed.  And these are the places we'll be visting, and the tales that we'll be sharing....on the Nightmare Tour.

 

So speaks the words of the mysterious and enigmatic Tour Guide as he prepares to take you on a journey to some of the reported haunted 'hot spots' between Zelienople and Harmony. 

 

The 45 minute tour aboard a Transit 'N Style Party Bus may have you feeling cozy and comfortable to start.  But as the bus makes its way through darkened cemeteries and narrow roadways, you'll hear supernatural accounts of local hauntings, perhaps with a few surprises along the way.

 

The Nightmare Tour is considered to be a family-friendly Halloween attraction.  But like many such attractions, it's appropriateness is based on a child's personal disposition.  If you have questions, feel free to call The Strand Box Office.

Friday & Saturday Nights, October 20 & 21 and 27 & 28, 2017
Tours depart at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30

Reservations are available via phone or online, and are encouraged fro groups of 10 or more.
 
 


FOR MORE INFO

724.742.0400

 

 

$35 Reserve Seating

$25 Limited or Obstructed View

Box Office Opens 2 Hours before Showtime

 

House Opens 30 minutes before Showtime

 
Chiller Theatre: The Musical
Friday & Saturday Only!  October 27 & 28

The Strand 'Revives' (Get It?) This Hauntingly Hilarious Music & Comedy Revue, Live(ish) On Stage!

 

Chiller Theatre: The Musical is a delightfully demented music and comedy revue that pays a wink and a nudge to those late night fright fests that kept as awake at night, hosted by the likes of Chilly Billy and Elvira.  But it's also outrageously original, and like nothing you'll find anywhere else to help you celebrate the Halloween season.

Tim Hartman Missy Moreno

The show stars Pittsburgh favorites Tim Hartman and Missy Moreno, plus a cast of questionable characters along with members of The Strand's Youth Show Choir, The StrandTastics!

Chiller Theatre: The Musical is Halloween meets Second City or Saturday Night Live.  From Dracula hosting a late night talk show with classic monsters as guests to inept psychics conjuring the wrong dead celebrities, no other Halloween show will have you rolling in the aisles or tapping your toes like this one.

Antics from Chiller Theatre: The Musical include Dracula as a Talk Show Host, Classic Monster Kids Halloween Costume Contest, a sultry Bride of Frankenstein and Psychic Missy training a new generation of inept mediums 
Wolfman is terrified of his son's 'Trump' costume  The Not-So-Grateful Dead Band 

And you haven't experienced karaoke at its frightful finest until you've seen Chiller Theatre's 'Skaraoke' Contest, featuring twisted takes on rock and pop standards by characters that likely shouldn't be doing them for a variety of reasons.  And when our remedial psychic tries to reach spirits from the beyond....well....the results are as hilarious as they are unexpected!

CHILLER THEATRE: THE MUSICAL
Directed by Jeremy Czarniak
Co-Written by Scott Wise & Jeremy Czarniak

Musical Direction by David Bruce Smith
Friday & Saturday, October 27 & 28  8pm
 
 
 
 Last Update: 12/05/16

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