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The Summer King - the Josh Gibson Story

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  • May 02, 2017 - May 02, 2017
  • Venue: Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3508
  • Times: 7:00 PM
  • 412-456-6666

The very first world premiere in Pittsburgh Opera’s distinguished 78 year history hits close to home. The Summer King tells the story of baseball legend Josh Gibson. Josh went from the sandlots of Pittsburgh’s North Side to the pinnacle of greatness in the Negro Leagues, before ultimately being enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.