Join us for a special screening of "My Tale of Two Cities" to benefit the Youth & Media Initiative of Steeltown Entertainment Project and Holy Family Institute.
Pittsburghers everywhere are invited to come home this Thanksgiving weekend for a special red-carpet screening of the film “My Tale of Two Cities,” a comeback story starring the city of Pittsburgh, on Friday, November 28, 2008 at the Byham Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh as part of the city’s Homecoming Weekend and 250th birthday celebration. The evening will benefit the Youth and Media Initiative of the nonprofit Steeltown Entertainment Project in conjunction with Holy Family Institute. Join some of the movie’s cast including Franco Harris and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’s “Mr. McFeely” in blowing out the candles and singing the city’s unofficial theme song: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Tickets are being sold in combination packages that can include the VIP Cast Reception, the Special Homecoming Screening and Pittsburgh’s Homecoming Party. Ticket prices range from $10-$150.
For more information, please see: www.Steeltown.org ; www.hfi-pgh.org ; www.imaginepittsburgh.com/HomecomingWeekend.asp ; www.mytaleoftwocities.com
DETAILED TICKET AND EVENT INFORMATION:
5:30 pm-6:30 PM, Fifth Avenue Place: VIP CAST RECEPTION
Meet some members of the cast and enjoy special outtakes from the film!
7:00 PM, Byham Theater, HOMECOMING SCREENING
"MY TALE OF TWO CITIES," Carl Kurlander's poignant and funny film about 'coming home' and one of America's great cities reinventing itself for a new age.
9:00 PM, Fifth Avenue Place: PITTSBURGH'S "HOMECOMING" PARTY
Enjoy traditional Pittsburgh cuisine with a new twist and celebrate coming home! Featuring music from the band DONORA and former Rusted Root band member JIM DISPIRITO with DAVE HANNER, CAROL LEE ESPY and friends!
Ticket packages can be purchased at http://www.pgharts.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=16785 ( www.pgharts.org ), by calling 412.456.6666, or by visiting the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Theater Square Box Office.