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The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

Presented by City Theatre Company at City Theatre, Pittsburgh PA

Jan 20 2018
Feb 18 2018
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

A Radiant Smalltown Whodunnit.

By James Lecesne
Directed by Laura Savia

Leonard Pelkey is a teenager intent on living life out loud while marooned in a sleepy Jersey shore town. When he suddenly vanishes, a hardboiled detective takes the case, unraveling the mystery with the help of a colorful band of locals. Written by Academy Award-winner James Lecesne, this hilarious and heartwarming one-man show celebrates the power of one person to uplift an entire community.


Tickets start at $38.

People under 30 can purchase $15 advance tickets, excluding Opening Night/Saturdays 5:30pm, when they may be able to purchase $15 rush tickets at the Box Office beginning two hours prior to show. Tickets will be held at Will Call. Must present valid ID. Two tickets per ID. Must call the box office to reserve tickets.

Seniors age 62 and over can purchase $24 rush tickets starting 2 hours before the performance, subject to availability. Two tickets per ID.

Contact: 412-431-2489


Additional time info:

FRI, JAN 26| 8:00 PM
Opening Night

SUN, JAN 28 | 2:00 PM
Post-Show Talkback

FRI, FEB 2 | 8:00 PM

SUN, FEB 4 | 2:00 PM
Post-Show Talkback


* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


City Theatre

1300 Bingham St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203


City Theatre provides safe, convenient parking for $8 via lot access at 1317 Bingham Street, across from the theatre entrance. Season subscribers may purchase six parking vouchers for $48 that guarantee parking for each performance.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Braille
    • Large Print
    • Open Caption
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access


TUES, FEB 13 | 7:00 PM
ASL Interpretation

SUN, FEB 18 | 2:00 PM
Open Captioning & Audio Description

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