Carlow University Theatre will present Lee Blessing’s comedy, “Eleemosynary,” on March 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, and April 1 at 8 pm.
|Marketing and Communications||For Immediate Release|
|Drew Wilson, Director, Media Relations||February 22, 2017|
Pittsburgh, Pa. – Carlow University Theatre will present Lee Blessing’s comedy drama, Eleemosynary, at 8 p.m. on March 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, and April 1 in Carlow’s Rosemary Heyl Theatre, located in Antonian Hall.
With Eleemosynary, Blessing, an award-winning American playwright best known for his 1988 play, “A Walk in the Woods,” explores the intricate family dynamics of three women: Dorothea, the grandmother who has chosen eccentricity as one would choose an outfit; Artie, her brilliant daughter who has trouble emotionally dealing with people, and Echo, Artie’s exceptional daughter, who has been raised by her grandmother, and whose ambition it is to be the world’s greatest speller.
Eleemosynary will be directed by Steve Fatla, Carlow University Theatre’s managing director. Tickets are $13; $10 for Seniors and Students. For information or reservations, please call (412) 578-8749.
About Carlow University
Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curriculum, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in three colleges: Health and Wellness, Leadership and Social Change, and Learning and Innovation. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professional expertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusion technology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; their entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to manage change. Carlow’s eleven athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots.