Media Advisory September 16, 2010
For Immediate Release
“My Dearest . . .”
Thoughts from the Front
WHO: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum and Theatre Sans Serif
WHAT: “My Dearest . . .” Thoughts from the Front: is an experimental series of dramatic readings of letters and diaries from the collection at Soldiers & Sailors in collaboration with Theatre Sans Serif. The series is designed to give life to the words and thoughts of our country’s military creating a personal connection with the audience and will run throughout the 100th anniversary year of Soldiers & Sailors. Actors from Theatre Sans Serif will be performing the selections, designed to show and explore the human side of military conflict within changing themes of the series. The theme for the first installment will be the Civil War, and Pittsburgh’s role in the war.
The first performances on October 11 readings are free and open to the public as a part of Soldiers & Sailors official 100th Anniversary Open House and RADical Days 2010.
Mission Statement of Theatre Sans Serif:
“Theatre Sans Serif is dedicated to producing classical and new works, in innovative and widely ranging styles. We also foster collaboration between arts organizations, as by working together, we can promote the artistic community as a whole.”
WHEN: Monday, October 11, 2010 2:00PM
WHERE: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
4141 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Room: Hall Of Valor
For more information contact:
Director of Education