‘The Summer King’ Preview Celebration

Carnegie Museum of Art, Museum of Art Lobby


Celebrate the upcoming world premiere of The Summer King: The Josh Gibson Story, with Pittsburgh Opera, the Josh Gibson Foundation, and Carnegie Museum of Art's Teenie Harris Archive.

Cast members from The Summer King sing selections from the opera; Sean Gibson, Executive Director of the Josh Gibson Foundation, shares stories of his great-grandfather Josh's career in Negro League Baseball; Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn discusses the development of The Summer King and the Pittsburgh world premiere; and the Teenie Harris Archive highlights the work of Harris during Gibson's lifetime.

Tickets include two drinks plus tasty bites from The Café Carnegie.

The Summer King opens April 29th at the Benedum; for more information, visit pittsburghopera.org/SummerKing.