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Dreams of Hope Live!

Be sure to visit this page at 8:00 PM (EST) on Saturday, April 1st, 2017, to catch the live broadcast of Sun Dried Tomatoes by theatriQ.


We sincerely apologize that we were not able to provide closed captioning for this broadcast. We know this makes it inaccessible for some, and we promise to change that next year. If you're interested in reading the script, click the link above.

Each year, Dreams of Hope launches an original production created and performed by its theatriQ Youth Ensemble. The Ensemble’s 2017 premiere, Sun Dried Tomatoes welcomes you to a feast that celebrates gardens, communities, and, above all, life. A spring rain grows summer crops for the fall harvest. Every space is a living space, and nothing grows alone. One Pittsburgh garden contains a multitude of stories. What if you could hear what it has to say? Two recent high school graduates learn to live with a new roommate. Two families come together to make something new. A group of elders finds that it’s never too late to grow. From seed to flower, life is a messy, challenging tangle.


Sun Dried Tomatoes is made possible in part with generous support from The Heinz Endowments, the McDonnel-O'Brien Foundation, MUKTI Fund, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Allegheny Regional Asset District, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, off the WALL Charitable Foundation, the Cooper-Siegel Family Foundation, The Pittsburgh Foundation, and Eden Hall Foundation.

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