Thanks to Pittsburgh Parks staff for opening the park entrance along Lang Avenue. The two stone columns that were once the main entrance to Solitude have been gated closed for many years, forcing everyone to walk around them. We hope this makes a more inviting entrance for park users, although not for vehicles.
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Here is the park’s page in the playbill for the Current War. To see the whole playbill, click on the image.
PREVIEWS WESA – Bob O’Driscoll – Read and listen. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Marylynne Pitz REVIEWS Pittsburgh Quarterly – Stuart Sheppard Entertainment Central – Mike Vargo The Pittsburgh Tatler – Wendy Arons Pittsburgh Owl Scribe – David Zukowsky
TEASER FOR The Current War
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 will mark the 175th anniversary of the birth of George Westinghouse Jr. In observation of his “dodrensbicentennial,” efforts are underway to restore Westinghouse Park, formerly the site of “Solitude,” the estate of George and Marguerite Westinghouse. The creation of a comprehensive master development plan for the park is already underway, including theContinue reading “Westinghouse 175”
From June 2 through 27, Quantum Theatre will stage the world premiere of The Current War in Westinghouse Park. And here’s how the tent raising began.
We are undertaking an effort to create a master plan to cover the development of the park’s future. As part of this process, the Pittsburgh Department of Planning has posted this survey to gather the thoughts of park users. Just click this link to take part. The survey closes on April 23rd.