Sunday, July 07, 2013
"A Little Night Music" at SummerFest 2013
Opera Theater SummerFest presents an international classic by American master composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim with some of musical theater’s favorite songs and scenes. “Send in the Clowns”, “Every Day a Little Death” and “A Weekend in the Country” are among the numbers woven into the musical version of “Smiles of a Summer Night”, Ingmar Bergman’s story of lovers whose affairs converge during a visit to a country estate. Fully staged, “A Little Night Music” is directed by Scott Wise and accompanied by the SummerFest Orchestra, conducted by Walter Morales. SummerFest presents this Sondheim treasure Sun., July 7 at 2:30 pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 4210 Bigelow Blvd., in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Oakland (15213). Patrons are also invited to a Liebeslieder Waltzes during brunch at 1:00 pm and a Piano Bar at 4:30 pm. Tickets and information at: www.otsummerfest.org or call 412-326-9687.
FOP president Robert Swartzwelder, is calling for disciplinary action to be taken against Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay for violating municipal code when speaking at Democratic National Convention on Tuesday while in uniform. "Anyone who believes the DNC isn't a political campaign…to endorse a candidate is an idiot" said Swartzwelder. McLay disputes he was campaigning but instead was speaking about meaningful police reform efforts such as here in Pittsburgh.
To help mitigate future toll increases should the legislature cut the amount paid to PennDOT by the Turnpike Authority?