July 25, 2012
-- GIBSONIA, Pa. (Richland Twp.), July 25, 2012 – The Kean Theatre, 5847 Meridian Road, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a season of award-winning plays and musicals, hilarious interactive dinner theatre and popular concerts including Pure Gold. Show time is 8 p.m. August 18. Cost is $29. The Kean Theatre is now inviting theatre goers to enjoy a delicious dinner on-site in the elegant Mount Vernon Restaurant before each show at 6:30 p.m.; cost for dinner and the show is $51. Tickets and series packages are available by calling 724-444-5326 (KEAN) or visiting www.keantheatre.com.
Pure Gold’s show is fun-filled and energetic – one that is sure to get the audience out of their seats and dancing to the beat of classic favorites from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. This talented act features fantastic four-part harmony and an exceptional blend of blues, doo-wop, R&B, standards and original material that highlights each member’s unique dynamic vocals and instrumentation. Having performed with more than 100 major acts, including Little Richard, The Beach Boys, The Temptations and The Four Tops, Pure Gold is well-known in the Pittsburgh region and beyond.
Pure Gold is the fourth and final concert in the Kean Theatre’s “Summer of Fun Concert Series.” Sponsors of Pure Gold are UPMC Health Plan, the Academy sponsor of the Kean Theatre. Northern Connection is the Grammy sponsor, Schellhaas Funeral Home is the Box Office sponsor and James Austin Company is the Entertainment sponsor. Proceeds from the Kean Theatre benefit the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund, which in 2011 alone provided more than $5.2 million to poor and low-income residents at St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas.
The Kean Theatre is open to the public and has built a reputation for its convenient location, free parking, quality entertainment and elegant setting. The theatre is operated by St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm of St. Barnabas Health System. St. Barnabas Health System includes St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas, The Arbors at St. Barnabas, The Village at St. Barnabas, The Woodlands at St. Barnabas, White Tail Ridge, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, St. Barnabas Medical Center and Rudolph Auto Repair.