PITTSBURGH: Prime Stage Theatre has announced its 2019-20 season, “See Me for Who I Am,” to be presented at the New Hazlett Theatre Center. Coinciding with the new season, the company will be expanding its accessibility options to accommodate individuals with disabilities and physical/sensory challenges.
Starting the season will be Liam Macik’s adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter (Nov. 1-10). Macik will also direct.
Continuing the season will be The Outsiders (March 6-15, 2020) by Christopher Sergel. Based on the novel by S. E. Hinton, this coming-of-age play follows the conflict between two rival gangs in Oklahoma. Scott P. Calhoon will direct.
The season will end with the regional premiere of Mockingbird (May 8-17), adapted by Julie Jensen from Kathryn Erskine, about a girl on the autism spectrum making sense of life after her brother is killed. Steven Wilson will direct.
Founded in 1966, Prime presents professionally produced plays based on works of classic and contemporary literature.
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