The Speed of Sound at the New Hazlett Theater
New Hazlett Theater is more than just a building. It’s an incubator for artists. The Theater embraces a broad range of artists and arts organizations, hosting diverse audiences and encouraging the success of Pittsburgh’s performing arts community. In addition, it creates an energetic arena for arts events and community dialogue in its Northside neighborhood.
The Speed of Sound
Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30
Music takes center stage as Texture Contemporary Ballet presents The Speed of Sound at the New Hazlett Theater. This program features world premieres by Artistic Directors Alan Obuzor and Kelsey Bartman, each utilizing dynamic musical selections that are filled with a multitude of layered tempos, tonality, and emotion. Alan Obuzor’s new work is set to music of renowned composer Philip Glass. In this piece, extreme movements and quick footwork keep pace with Glass’s music. The second work features music by Scottish band Frightened Rabbit and pays tribute to lead vocalist and guitarist, the late Scott Hutchison. Filled with passion and artistry, Texture is thrilled to bring music to life in The Speed of Sound!
The Speed of Sound – Children’s Performance
Saturday, September 29 at 4:00 pm
This performance of The Speed of Sound is a FREE RADical Days event, that runs from 4:00 until 5:00 pm. There is limited seating. This performance is geared for ages 0-10, though all ages are welcome. The performance portion will feature excerpts from the main stage show of The Speed of Sound, followed by an interactive portion for the children. This event is free for all ages.