Saints & Poets Theater - Pittsburgh, PA
Mark Whitehead, Executive & Artistic Director
3139 Dobson Street, 2nd Floor - Pittsburgh, PA  15219 - (412) 378-0331 -

“a player in Pittsburgh's off-Cultural District alternative theater scene.”
- Christopher Rawson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Our Current Production:
Please join us for the world premiere of
by Christiane D
Directed by Mark Whitehead

'Saffronia' by Christiane D
Illustration: David Pohl

Saffronia examines the world of the “mulatto balls” of the ante-bellum south - slave auctions dressed up as debutante balls, where young slave women, groomed in charm schools to be perfect mistresses, were sold as concubines to wealthy plantation owners.

At The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

January 12-22, 2006
Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM

Special Matinee Performances:
Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 16 at 2:30 PM
Thursday, January 19 at 11:00 AM

$17.00 General Admission
$12.00 Students, Seniors, and Starving Artists

Tickets Available Online Through
ProArts Tickets
(At the link above: under “Arts Organization” select “Saints & Poets Theater”)
Or order tickets by phone: (412) 394-3353

Supported by grants from
The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation
The Multicultural Arts Initiative
Mount Ararat Baptist Church Community Tithe Ministries
The PA Partners in the Arts through ProArts
The Heinz Endowments Small Arts Initiative
The Woodbury Fund

Media Sponsors:
91.3fm wyep

The Soul Pitt
The Soul Pitt

The New Pittsburgh Courier

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Poet - $750.00:

Muse - $500.00:

Mystic - $250.00:

Sage - $100.00:

Philosopher - $75.00:

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Spring 2004
The Late Henry Moss by Sam Shepard

Spring 2001
Secret Honor: The Last Testament of Richard M. Nixon
by Donald Freed & Arnold M. Stone

Mission Statement:
“Saints & Poets Theater is a performing arts company which seeks to present challenging and rarely-performed works that integrate the work and ideas of artists from diverse backgrounds and various media, to find unique ways of exploring and illuminating the human condition.”

Artistic & Production Staff:
Mark Whitehead, Executive & Artistic Director

Board of Directors:
Elaine V. Preston, President
Louise C. Sciannameo, Secretary
Leslie Kozler, Treasurer
Lance-Eric Skapura, Member

Contact Us:
Mark Whitehead
Executive & Artistic Director
Saints & Poets Theater
31 Conestoga Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15204
(412) 378-0331

Stage Manager:
    No - Saints and poets maybe - they do some...
- Thornton Wilder, Our Town, Act III

Saints & Poets Theater is a
501(c)(3) non-profit organization

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