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 first performance was on October 11 readings as a part of Soldiers & Sailors official 100th Anniversary Open House.
The first performance was on October 11 readings as a part of Soldiers & Sailors official 100th Anniversary Open House.
The December 11 reading will also include a discussion with author Alan Simon on his novel, " The First Christmas of the War" which is set in Pittsburgh during the week before Christmas, 1941 shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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, 20102:00PM
WHERE: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Room: Hall Of Valor 4141 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213