New Hazlett Theater

October 31 – November 9
8 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Appropriate for middle and high school students and adults

The crisp Autumnal nights and Halloween season is an ideal time to catch Prime Stage Theatre‘s newest production, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Making its world premiere in Pittsburgh, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde opens on Halloween night—Friday, October 31st—and runs through November 9th  at the Northside-based New Hazlett Theater.

Based on the celebrated writings of the renowned 19th-century Scottish writer, Robert Louis Stevenson, the dramatic work explores themes of good, evil, mystery, love, human nature, biology and adventure. Theater-goers will delve into the mind and world of Dr. Jekyll while an intriguing cast of characters seeks to discover the true identity of Mr. Hyde. Watch as Dr. Jekyll transforms into a creature that stalks the streets of London, and find out if the secrets of the lab will be discovered before it is too late.

Adapted by Bruce Hall, the production’s director is Michael McKelvey, who is associate professor and head of voice at Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts, as well as producing artistic director of Doctuh Mistuh Productions and SummerStock Austin.

Starring in the play are: John Feightner (Seth Utterson), Anthony Gullikson (Officer, Mr. Maw, Man), Adrianne Knapp (Pauline), Tonya Lynn (Mrs. Odium), Andrew Miller (Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde), Katie Oxman (Diana Carew), John E. Reilly (Sir Danvers Carew), Will Sendera (Tobias) and Garrett Storm (Dr. Lanyon). The show’s production team includes: Angela Baughman (sound designer), Kim Brown (costume designer), Adrienne Fisher (scenic painter), Andrew William Huntley II (property master), Karl E. Jacobson (set designer), Kate Louise Marchewka (assistant stage manager), J.R. Shaw (lighting designer) and Caitlin Skaff (production stage manager).

Performances are typically two hours long, and are appropriate for middle and high school students and adults.

Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The New Hazlett is accessible for people with disabilities. For information on seating and/or to request an ASL signed student matinee performance, please email: Purchase tickets.

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade. Musically, she is in a band called The Garment District and is a founding member of Brooklyn's The Ladybug Transistor.