In The Heat of the Night

Adapted by Matt Pelfrey
Directed by Monteze Freeland

February 2nd – March 11th, 2018

Acclaimed playwright Matt Pelfrey’s adaptation of John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night based on the award-winning book that inspired the Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series.

It’s 1962. A hot August night lies heavy over the small town of Argo, Alabama. A dead white man is discovered and the local police arrest a black stranger named Virgil Tibbs. The police learn that their prime suspect is in fact a homicide detective from California. As it happens, Tibbs becomes the racially-tense community’s single hope in solving a brutal murder that is turning up no witnesses, no motives, and no clues.

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February-March 2018
At the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre
937 Liberty Avenue, 3rd floor
Feb 2
8 PM
Feb 3
8 PM
Feb 4
3 PM
Feb 9
8 PM
Feb 10
8 PM
Feb 11
3 PM
Feb 16
8 PM
Feb 17
8 PM
Feb 18
3 PM
Feb 23
8 PM
Feb 24
2 & 8 PM
Feb 25
3 PM
Mar 2
8 PM
Mar 3
2 & 8 PM
Mar 4
3 PM
Mar 9
8 PM
Mar 10
2 & 8 PM
Mar 11
3 PM