On November 28th at The Byham Theater, as part of “Pittsburgh’s Homecoming Weekend” celebrating the city’s 250th birthday, Pittsburghers everywhere are invited for a special Thanksgiving weekend red-carpet screening of “My Tale of Two Cities”, a funny and poignant “comeback” story about coming home and one of America’s great cities reinventing itself for a new age. Join Mister Rogers Neighborhood’s Mr. McFeely, Franco Harris and other members of the cast, as we blow out the candles for Pittsburgh’s 250th birthday and sing the city’s unofficial theme song “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
5:30-6:30 Fifth Avenue Place. VIP “Cast” Reception where some of the cast members will be on hand and special out-takes from the movie will be screened.
7:00 p.m. Screening at The Byham.
9:00 p.m. Fifth Avenue Place. Pittsburgh Homecoming Party. Celebrate coming home with traditional Pittsburgh cuisine and music by Donora and former Rusted Root band member Jim Dispirito, Carol Lee Espy and Friends.
The evening will benefit the “Youth and Media Program” of Steeltown Entertainment Project and Holy Family Institute which has been restoring hope and transforming the lives of young people in the Pittsburgh region for over one hundred years.