"All Quiet on the Western Front," adapted by Robin Kingsland from Erich Maria Remarque, at Prime Stage Theatre in 2017. (Photo courtesy of Prime Stage Theatre)

Prime Stage Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season

The Pittsburgh company will present a season of three literary adaptations about courage.

PITTSBURGH: Prime Stage Theatre has announced its 2018-19 season, titled “Humanity in the Face of Adversity.”

The season will start with John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men (Nov. 2-11), about two displaced migrant ranch workers in California who dream of a place to call their own. Scott P. Calhoon will direct.

Next up will be In the Time of Butterflies (March 8-17, 2019), by Caridad Svich. Based on the novel by Julia Alvarez, the play follows sisters fighting for freedom in the Dominican Republic. Ricardo Vila-Roger will direct.

Following will be Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (May 3-15, 2019). Andy Kirtland will direct the production, which will be set in Portugal.

Founded in 1996, Prime Stage Theatre is dedicated to staging literary adaptations.