Pittsburgh CLO CLOse Ups presents Cocktails & Conversation with Richard Thomas on Facebook Live Tonight at 5 p.m.

Richard Thomas. Photo by Lia Chang

The Pittsburgh CLO is taking the song and dance off stage to a computer screen near you. Don’t miss tonight’s “Cocktails & Conversation” event with iconic actor Richard Thomas, aka John-Boy in “The Waltons.” Thomas will be joined by Pittsburgh CLO Manager of New Work Development Olivia O’Connor and performer Billy Mason at 5 p.m. Make sure to mix up a spring cocktail in advance. Click here for the Pittsburgh CLO Facebook Live page.

Richard Thomas last appeared on Broadway in The Great Society at Lincoln Center. He received a Tony Award nomination for the revival of The Little Foxes. He has been seen in acclaimed performances on stage including You Can’t Take It With YouRaceDemocracy, Incident at Vichy (Drama Desk Award nomination), The Stendhal Syndrome (Lucille Lortel Award nomination, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination), A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, An Enemy of the People, Tiny Alice, The Front Page, The Fifth Of July, innumerable Shakespeare productions, and his professional debut at eight years old in Sunrise at Campobello. He was last seen on national tour in the award-winning productions of The Humans (Elliot Norton Award) and Twelve Angry Men and will next star as “Atticus Finch” in the record-breaking production of To Kill A Mockingbird across the country. Thomas is an Emmy Award-winning actor beloved for his performance in the iconic series “The Waltons.” He is best known to contemporary television audiences for his work in the critically renowned series “The Americans” as well as his appearances on “Billions” and the limited series “Tell Me Your Secrets.” His feature film performances include Curtis Hanson’s Wonder Boys, Tim Blake Nelson’s Anesthesia, and Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock. Thomas is also a published author who resides in New York City.

Richard Thomas as Scrooge in the Pittsburgh CLO’s 2018 production of A Musical Christmas Carol. Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh CLO.
Richard Thomas as Scrooge in the Pittsburgh CLO’s 2018 production of A Musical Christmas Carol. Photo courtesy of the Pittsburgh CLO.

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Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers,  musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.

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