Don't miss Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre production of the new musical "Sold: Renn Woods in Concert (A Play in Rhythm and Blues)" which features a dozen actors and trio of local musicians, and starring Renn Woods!!
Renn Woods famously portrayed Fanta in Roots along with many other roles, including girl with flowers in her hair who sang "Aquarius" in the film version of Hair.
Renn's TV appearances also included the series What's Happening!! (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What%27s_Happening!!), Lou Grant (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Grant_(TV_series)), Hill Street Blues (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_Street_Blues), The Jeffersons (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jeffersons), Roc (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roc_(TV_series)), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabrina,_the_Teenage_Witch), Beauty and the Beast (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast_(1987_TV_series)) and NYPD Blue (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NYPD_Blue) as well as the movies Church (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Church_(film)&action=edit&redlink=1) (2010), Car Wash (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car_Wash_(film)) (1976), Youngblood (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youngblood_(1978_film)) (1978), Hair (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hair_(film)) (1979), The Jerk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jerk) (1979), Xanadu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanadu_(film)) (1980), Nine to Five (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_to_Five) (1980), Jumpin' Jack Flash (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jumpin%27_Jack_Flash_(film)) (1986).
Renn has written and will star in this new stage musical "Sold" which has been adapted from her successful autobiographical one-woman show "A Diva Like Me"
Meetup members can buy tickets in advance or pay at the door for the same price $25 (or $20 for seniors and students).
After the 3 PM performance ends, the Meetup group will have an option for getting together for dinner at a local restaurant in the Cultural District depending on the interests of the group.
Don't miss this remarkable show!
Here is the complete schedule of performances which runs October 4-October 20
Friday evenings at 8 PM -- October 4, October 11, October 18
Saturday matinees at 3 PM -- October 5, October 12, October 19
Saturday evenings at 8 PM -- October 5, October 12, October 19
Sunday matinees at 3 PM -- October 6, October 13, October 20
Advance tickets are $20 for seniors and students, $25 for others. Opening night tickets are $30. Tickets sold at the door are $5 more. Seating is General Admission. For group rates call 412-687-4686.
For more information, please visit Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company http://www.pghplaywrights.com/upcoming