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PBT's "An Evening with Twyla Tharp" with Discounts, Dance Lessons & After Party!

Set to the iconic songs of Frank Sinatra and riveting works of Philip Glass, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) presents a choreographic power couple by Tony and Emmy award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp, whose lifetime achievement has also made here a Kennedy Center Honoree.

In 'Nine Sinatra Songs', Tharp blends ballet and ballroom movement, elevating the glamour and finesse of social dancing to a dance theatre quality.

Driven by Philip Glass’s rhythmic score, 'In the Upper Room' melds ballet and modern dance in a powerful tour de force described by Tharp as “fierce, driving and relentless.”

Experience a choreographic power couple when PBT presents two works by Tony and Emmy award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp. The two works include 'In the Upper Room' set to the music of Philip Glass along with 'Nine Sinatra Songs'

Described by Tharp as “fierce, driving and relentless,” In the Upper Room melds ballet and modern dance in a powerful tour de force driven by Philip Glass’s rhythmic score.

Check out these great articles about the show:

Discounted Tickets for Meetup Go online using the promotional code PBTMEETUP for a 30% discount off regularly priced tickets for performances October 25-October 27.

To order your tickets online, please visit

For more information about the show, please visit


On Saturday night, October 26: 

 -Ballroom Dancing at 6:30PM, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor Studio: Bring your favorite partner to the 2nd Floor Studio at 803 Liberty Avenue, right around the corner from the Benedum Center to take a masters class in ballroom dancing!  Learn to foxtrot, mamba and samba to Frank Sinatra music prior to the performance.  All ages and abilities welcome. Please call or email Danny Vereb at[masked] or [masked] to confirm reservation.  Limited spaces available.  Promo Code: PBTBALLROOM - 30% discount

-Barre None After Party at 10:30PM, Sharp Edge Bistro,
To make your evening even more special, please join us after the performance of An Evening of Twyla Tharp for discussion, drink specials and complimentary lite bites at Sharp Edge Bistro right around the corner from the Benedum Center at 922 Penn Ave.

To learn more about Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, please visit

To learn more about choreographer Twyla Tharp's incredible career, please visit

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  • Christopher

    I enjoyed the discount. The performance was quite short. Had a nice time. Thx.

    October 27, 2013

  • Mark

    There will be a big crowd tonight. The show is fantastic -- and everyone gave it a standing ovation last night. The show is not too long about 1 hour 40 minutes including one 20-minute intermission.

    I won't be able to attend the performance tonight --- but if you have any questions, perhaps the Benedum staff can direct you to the PBT table where you could ask for Danny Vereb for help. Danny is shown as the Event Host for tonight -- and be sure to thank him for the great discount and pre-show ballroom dance lessons. If you're going at 6:30 PM for the lessons, please call or email Danny Vereb at[masked] or [masked]

    October 26, 2013

  • Suzanne

    I changed my performance from Friday to Saturday.

    October 26, 2013

  • Danny V.

    Hello Everyone! I am so excited that you will be attending An Evening of Twyla Tharp! I know this show is going to be spectacular! Just a friendly reminder, if you plan to attend the ballroom class prior to the performance at 6:30, please let me know so I can put you on the list. This class is going to be awesome, so please bring your partner, friends and/or family to enjoy! All are welcome! Call or email me at[masked] or [masked].

    I look forward to seeing you at the show!


    October 18, 2013

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