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These past few weeks on Chicago Avenue we’ve witnessed the immense power of our community coming together; for each other, for justice, and for change. We are heartbroken, angry, and hopeful all at once. . . As our community gathers along Chicago Avenue to demand justice for the murder of George Floyd, help us ensure […]

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Pillsbury House Theatre COVID-19 Updates

These are unusual times that we find ourselves in. Pillsbury House Theatre’s priority is the health of our employees, patrons and artists. We want everyone that comes in contact with us to remain safe and healthy. As we ride this ever changing storm of the coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to let you know of some […]

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Nina Simone: Four Women Comes to Pillsbury House Theatre

UPDATE ON 5/4/20 When we scheduled Nina Simone: Four Women for April of our 2020 season, we had no idea what would be in store for the world. All we knew was that, after years of dreaming and planning, this powerful production was finally coming to the PHT Mainstage. . When we made the decision to postpone […]

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Renegade-ism: Artists on the Edge

From February 13 – 29, 2020, Pillsbury House Theatre will premiere three brand-new works by independent artists, titled Renegade-ism: Artists on the Edge. Renegade-ism (n): The creation of art outside of an institutional setting, or three weekends of performances featuring local independent artists. During Renegade-ism, nothing is off the table. Join us for three weekends […]

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Vinecia Coleman, Sasha Andreev and Jon-Michael Reese in Jimmy and Lorraine: A Musing by Talvin Wilks. ©2019 RICHRYAN

James Baldwin & Lorraine Hansberry Take the Stage this Fall

From September 20 – October 20, 2019, Pillsbury House Theatre will produce Talvin Wilks’s recent work, Jimmy and Lorraine: A Musing. Jimmy and Lorraine is a witty and poignant portrait of the friendship between James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry, using real text from from journals, letters, and interviews. JIMMY AND LORRAINE: A MUSING By Talvin […]

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