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In Texas and Utah, COVID-19 forces swift closings of reopened theaters, but others still plan a summer comeback.
Sharon Eberson’s chats with Hollywood and Broadway celebrities, authors and artists, and why Ian McKellen yelled at her.
The online production follows on the heels of a 2018 and ‘19 stage success of the popular play.
Thomas Kail hopes the movie, on whatever size screen it is seen, inspires fans to return to live theater when the time is right.
The new space has inspired Mark Clayton Southers & Co. to plan a 2020-21 season of in-person shows and online viewing.
The 10-minute one-act works will represent up-to-the-minute themes, in the year of a pandemic and Black Lives Matter.
The previous date for theater reopening in New York City had been Sept. 6.
“An Odyssey,” “Chimerica” and new musical “The Current War” were announced for in-person audiences.
The megahit musical, filmed with its original cast, comes to the streaming service on July 3.
The late Pittsburgh Playwright is among 35 members named to the Class of 2021, even as 2020 ceremonies are on hold due to COVID-19.
Celebrity voices of Billy Porter, Phylicia Rashad, Viola Davis and many more focus on awareness, accountability, advocacy and action.
Celebrities such as Billy Porter, Franco Harris and Josh Bell appeared on the video gala Sunday, when the initiative was announced.
The theater known for its environmental productions also will present its first online production, with “married or cohabitating couples.”
Some of the entertainment industry’s biggest names issue a statement, “Dear White American Theater,” inspired by playwright August Wilson.
The Great Night In Gala on Sunday, June 14, is open to the public and includes the Pirates’ Josh Bell, illustrator Mo Willems and more.
Like all businesses dependent on congregating, COVID-19 and social distancing have sent the performing arts industry into crisis mode.
“I may never make it to Broadway for speaking out against the horrific treatment that I received, and all of the Amy Coopers will be fine.”
Quarantining alone in his apartment, set designer Johnmichael Bohach has created a model of the Cathedral of Learning with 2,000 LEGOs.
The Downtown theater has not yet rescheduled “The Cake” as it expresses respect and solidarity in this “moment of reckoning.”
The collaborative video was created “to be whimsical and fun, and make us all feel better.”
Arts groups scramble after the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts reneges on grants for operating expenses.
“Aint’ Too Proud” moves to next season, with “Hadestown” and “Tootsie” bookending 2020-21, and “Hamilton” in January.
“Margaritaville” actor Trent Soyster and Rockette Maddie Rodrigue create viral video in his family’s Franklin Park home.
RealTime Interventions and BOOM Concepts are among the local creators taking their works to “The Show Must Go(Online).”
“A Man of No Importance” and “Grand Hotel” have been rescheduled for next summer, with the same casts.
South Hills native Kara Mikula tells a harrowing story of fighting COVID-19 in a New York City hospital during the worst days of the pandemic.
Al Franken, “Angels in America: Part One” and the return of “Pippin” are among the highlights if Point Park and theaters return in the fall,
Billy Porter, Ted Danson, Ming-Na Wen, David Tepper and more participate in the virtual graduation for Carnegie Mellon students worldwide.
Amid the glut of online content, the communal creation stands out as something unexpected in the realm of theatrical engagement.
The fate of national tours, such as those coming here for the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh 2020-21 season, has not yet been announced.