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The Post-Gazette’s senior theater critic fondly remembers his old friend and theatrical colleague.
The play begins with an Afghani woman describing the sounds, images and memories of Kabul, but then centers on an American mother and son.
Quantum Theatre delivers the majesty and tragedy of “King Lear,” amid the monumental ruins of the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin.
Two CAPA students compete in national August Wilson Monologue Competition May 6 in New York City.
The 84-year-old Dame Maggie appears in the one-woman play “A German Life,” which opened April 12 at London’s Bridge Theatre.
The comedic sequel to the Ibsen drama is a perfect vehicle for Lisa Velten Smith as Nora and a deft cast, directed by Ted Pappas.
Young actresses portray real-life Mirabel sisters, who were martyred by the brutal Trujillo regime of the Dominican Republic.
The first- and second-place winners will represent the city at the national competition in New York City.
The Pittsburgh playwright’s “Run the Rabbit Path” features a familiar family story with an unexpected payoff in its premiere production.
Director Marya Sea Kaminski is off to a great start with a cast led by Tamara Tunie, in Shakespeare’s fantasy of revenge and forgiveness.
Reviews of ‘Where Did We Sit on the Bus’ at City Theatre and ‘In the Heights’ at Pittsburgh Musical Theater.
Quantum’s “Chatterton,” the Public’s “Hamlet” and Front Porch’s “Grey Gardens” top the PG critics’ picks for last year&r…
2018 Post-Gazette Performer of the Year Wali Jamal delivers PG/August Wilson House honor in person.
It’s Christmastime on Downtown stages, while Pittsburgh honors a New Orleans company for completing the American Century Cycle.
The Pittsburgh actor this year became the only person in the world known to have performed in all 11 of August Wilson’s plays.
“The Waltons” star has logged six decades on stage, often in the works of O’Neill, Chekhov, Shaw, Beckett and Shakespeare.
He attended Carnegie Tech and performed with the American Conservatory Theater in Pittsburgh and San Francisco.
Laughs and sentiment highlighted the 2018 Theater Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Gershwin Theatre on Monday.
It’s powerful as visceral experience and shockingly entertaining as satirical, even surreal commentary.
As long as this confusion reigns, the play intrigues, skating on the edge of Pinter-land.
Vanessa German’s charisma is a highlight of the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre production, extended through Oct. 14.
The audience is invited to participate in the play with the “Stupid” title, inspired by Chekhov and performed by a capable cast.
The Hatch Arts production at Nova Place features six actors playing 13 roles in the Pulitzer finalist play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
The very title is as big as can be, the vainglorious name given the huge ship that sank in 1912, killing more than 1,500 passengers and crew.
In a very old tradition, the Pittsburgh Public Theater has chosen to follow the season’s highpoint, a wonderful “Hamlet,” with that tragedy’s complete antithesis, the Reduced Shakesp…
HOUSTON, Texas — The Ensemble Theatre, the third largest African-American theater company in the country, threw itself a double party on May 12. It was celebrating the opening of August Wi…
We’ve recently had a number of “we are the world” plays, in the spirit of those lawn signs welcoming all ethnicities and religions. Some were written or conceived before our recent civ…
Who was the first great American playwright? Shakespeare, of course, on whom American theater cut its teeth for a century or more.