In August we perform the off-Broadway hit musical, The Mad Ones. 

Mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved...
18-year-old Samantha Brown sits in a hand-me-down car with the keys clutched in her hand. Caught between a yearning for the unknown and feeling bound by expectation, she telescopes back to a time before her world had fallen apart. As she relives her senior year, we meet Sam’s well-intentioned helicopter mother Bev and her high school sweetheart of a boyfriend Adam, but it’s her painfully alive best friend Kelly that haunts her. Kelly was everything Sam is not – impetuous and daring. She pushed Sam to break rules and do the unexpected. When Kelly is killed in a car wreck, Sam loses not only her best friend but also the part of herself that was learning to be brave. Now, Sam has to make a decision: Will she follow her mother’s dreams for her, or will she summon the courage to drive away from her friends and family into a future she can’t imagine?

 

The show dates are as follows: August 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26,  and 27.
All show times start at 7:30 except the Sunday matinee on August 21. The Sunday Matinee show time is 2:00. 
Tickets: $20.00  /  $18.00 seniors (64+) and students

             2022 Season:          Five Standup Comedy Nights, Five Concerts, Two Plays and Two Musicals!

 

We have an amazing 2022 season lined up for you at the Iron Horse Community Theatre.

 

I’ll start with our concerts. We have Lisa J and The TriO on February 12. On May 21 we have a true soul R&B songstress from Boston, Kim Tavares. Then coming back for the second year in a row is New York’s singer/songwriter/pianist and amazing entertainer Jacob Khalil on July 30. The Grateful Dead music celebration is on September 24. We finish our concert season on November 26 with a very talented singer/songwriter from Nashville, the beautiful and talented Alana Solomon.

 

Our first Friday Standup Comedy Night for the new year will be Friday, February 11.  We also have Standup Comedy Nights on May 20, July 29, September 23, and November 25. As mentioned on Saturday February 12 we will have our first concert night of the 2022 season. It will be part of our special comedy/concert Valentine’s weekend. 

 

Also, in 2022 we will be performing 2 plays and 2 musicals. We start in June with the funny, but very touching play, The Boys Next Door. Then in August we perform the off-Broadway hit musical, The Mad Ones. In October we will be performing the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama, Doubt: A Parable. In December we will finish our season with the hilarious musical, [title of show]. It will be an amazing season with 5 comedy nights, 5 concerts, 2 plays, and 2 musicals.

 

Save money and purchase a Season Pass! Our Season Pass is good for 6 admissions to any of our shows! Why not see one of each? For example, attend 1standup comedy night, 1 concert, both musicals, and both plays. Regular price would be $120.00. 

             

Season Pass Price:  Only $100.00

 

For questions please call (724) 263-0075. 

Stand-up Comedy Club at the I.H.T.C.

Our  next Stand-up Comedy Club continues on Friday night July 29 with Comedy Central's very funny Chanel Ali!

 

We also have Standup Comedy Nights on September 23 and November 25.  So, don't miss any of our upcoming standup comedy nights of 2022. Come out and grab a drink and a snack at the Iron Horse Community Theatre and be prepared to laugh your a#% off!

 

Doors open at 7:00pm.

Shows start at 7:30pm. 

 

Our July 29 lineup:

 

Headliner: Chanel Ali - Chanel is a standup comedian who blossomed in Philadelphia before taking her commanding stage presence to NYC. She’s been featured on MTVs Girl Code, Comedy Central and BET

 

Feature: Zach Funk - Zack wants you to know it is ok to be human. He brings to the stage jokes and stories about topics like mental health, navigating life and being an over active thinker in an under thinking world. Combining equal parts heart and nerdiness Funk hopes that after seeing him perform you’ve not only laughed but also feel a little less alone in the universe. His first album, “Brains Are Weird,” was recorded and released in 2019.

 

Feature: Senneca Stone - Senneca is not performing standup comedy. He intends to tear the theater down and build high end housing that will displace the families who have called the area home for generations. There is one way to stop this, beat Senneca in a one-on-one breakdancing competition. Does anyone have what it takes?

When not destroying neighborhoods, Senneca is a regular at Helium and Improv comedy clubs and is a writer for The Hard Times.

 

Host: Amanda Averell - Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Amanda Averell is a stand up comedian, writer, producer, co-owner of the Burning Bridges Comedy Club, actor, educator, coach & improviser. Her quick wit, unique perspective & self deprecating sense of humor have made Amanda a rising comic to watch and a festival favorite. Amanda has opened for Todd Barry, Todd Glass, Dave Ross, Brandie Posey, Shane Torres & more!

Chanel Ali
Zack Funk
Seneca Stone
Amanda Averell

2022 Concert Series

You don’t want to miss our next concert of the 2022 Iron Horse Theatre Company Concert Series. On July 23, back by popular demand, we have the very talented and entertaining Jacob Khalil. 

 

"Affable and appealing, Mr. Khalil has a voice for radio, a voice that you buy CDs for, a voice that people listen to for pleasure - not as background music, not as a random sound to keep one company on a long drive, during a party, or while cleaning the house. This is a palatable voice. Layer in the skills at the piano and the entertainingly animated style with which Khalil plays, and what you have is a live entertainer. Less showy than Jerry Lee Lewis and more flashy than Emmet Cohen, Khalil is fun to watch - a boon to the live entertainment experience." - BBW

 

So, come out and enjoy the smell of fresh flowers and the candlelight ambiance at the beautiful Iron Horse Community Theatre. Enjoy a glass of wine and enjoy the amazing voice and music of Jacob Khalil! This concert will be another relaxing, romantic and memorable concert event will leave you singing and wanting more.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL AT THE IRON HORSE COMMUNITY THEATRE

 

Currently, COVID-19 mitigation measures have been lifted in Pennsylvania. This allows us to open our theatre and seat at full capacity (60 seats). However, there are some things we all need to be aware of. Being in crowds like in restaurants, bars, fitness centers, or theaters puts you at higher risk for COVID-19. To lesson the risks, the Iron Horse Community Theatre allows for fresh air to circulate as often as possible by opening all windows and doors before and after every show. To block out any outside noise and to air condition the theatre, all windows and doors are closed during the show. Although we have a good ventilation system, we added two heavy-duty air purifiers in the theatre and set them to run before, during, and after every show. The following protocols are also currently in place at the Iron Horse Community Theatre:

•    If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask in the theatre. However, keep in mind that you are in a theatre. The CDC still advises people to wear a mask while in any crowded indoor space, even if you are fully vaccinated.  We are allowing patrons who are fully vaccinated to make their own personal choice in regard to this matter. 
•    If you are not fully vaccinated, you are required to wear a mask while inside the theatre.
•    If you are fully vaccinated and have a condition or are taking medications that weaken your immune system, you should keep taking steps to protect yourself, like wearing a mask. Talk to your healthcare provider about steps you can take to manage your health and risks.
•    We would like to ask all patrons to please wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. We provide soap and hand sanitizer for all patrons at the theatre. 

 

As official health and safety guidelines evolve regarding COVID-19, the Iron Horse Theatre Company may need to change some or all of the above protocols. Please check back the day of the show to see if any protocols have changed. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding in following these guidelines.  

Iron Horse Theatre Company's Mission:

 

The mission of the Iron Horse Theatre Company is to provide thought provoking and entertaining theater that will enrich the cultural life in what is now known as the "rust belt" area of southwestern Pennsylvania. We will provide the people of this community the opportunity to not only attend, but also to participate in quality presentations and theatrical works. The symbolic name, "Iron Horse" represents the hard-working and "iron-willed" people in this part of the world. It is in this spirit that we will create theatrical experiences that celebrate the grit, determination, and strength of the human character.

 

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