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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Sia connection? Mackenzie Ziegler dances to 'Cheap Thrills' on 'Dancing With the Stars: Juniors' by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Older sister Maddie is singer Sia’s muse and has been featured in many of her music videos.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Rage of the Stage Players sink teeth into world stage premiere of horror classic 'Fright Night' by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Something evil this way comes, or at least to Carnegie, when local fringe theater group presents its take on the 1985 film classic.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

KDKA's Ken Rice anchors another ripped-from-today's-headlines edition of 'Off The Record XVIII' satire by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“#YinzToo!” takes the stage at the Byham Theater Oct. 4, benefiting the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Murrysville native Mackenzie Ziegler enters the super-sparkly world that is 'Dancing With The Stars: Junior' by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

ABC announces the cast will include the former “Dance Moms” star when show debuts Oct. 7

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Friday, August 17, 2018

It's a wrap as Brownsville High senior appears on 'The Gong Show' by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shelby Miller shows her flexible side while performing on the program’s season finale.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Pittsburgh Playwrights 'Theatre Festival in Black and White' postponed until 2018-2019 season by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company has postponed its Theatre Festival in Black and White yet again. It had already been postponed from its original date, May 31-June 10.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Megan Hilty to perform at Jewish Association on Aging fundraiser by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On stage, she’s been a “Bombshell, ” a gold digger and a good witch. When Megan Hilty performs May 14 to benefit Pittsburgh’s Jewish Association on Aging, however, she plans to just …

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Curtain going up on Broadway's "Mean Girls" by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

They are the nice boys of “Mean Girls.”

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Chelsea Handler's Year of Living Politically brings her to Pittsburgh for a Delta Foundation event by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chelsea Handler is in the midst of “taking a really nice break” from her real life, but of course, it’s not a vacation. She’s busy as ever but focusing on a specific set of hot-butto…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Steeltown's third annual Elly Awards get an early start on celebrating Mother's Day by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The third annual Elly Awards promise to be one mother of a celebration.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Friday, November 10, 2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Cheyenne Jackson brings a sublime evening of cabaret to Cultural Trust Series by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cheyenne Jackson certainly did not look like a dad operating “on two hours sleep.” And if, as he said at the start of his Trust Cabaret Series appearance Monday night “to be …

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Saturday, October 14, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

A man of many faces, Cheyenne Jackson brings variety of voices to Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Cabaret Monday by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cheyenne Jackson’s roles have been diverse: among them, a roller-skating lunk in Broadway’s “Xanadu,” a slick reality show producer on “American Horror Story,” a baseball st…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Nick Spangler of 'An American in Paris' no longer in a race by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Winning a million dollars on a network reality show definitely has that cool factor. But Nick Spangler discovered the cachet only got him so far.

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Broadway's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' semi-sweet and nutty by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NEW YORK — Like a Wonka candy bar, this bit of musical theater contains nuts.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

"Dance Moms" new host appears as guest on "The Steve Harvey Show" by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fans of “Dance Moms” might find Cheryl Burke’s guest appearance Tuesday on “The Steve Harvey Show” of interest.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

'The King and I' comes to Pittsburgh as a classic in the best sense by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“The King and I” starts big, as a steamship glides into the harbor of Bangkok against a fiery red sky. Afterwards, this national tour production refines its visuals — some ornate …

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Filmed version of 'Newsies' leaps to record for cinematic presentation by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Extra, extra! Americans flock to “Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!”

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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017

A galaxy of characters brightens 'One Man Star Wars Trilogy' at Byham Theater by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

At one point in his “One Man Star Wars Trilogy” Saturday night, writer and performer Charlie Ross took a quick poll to measure the crowd’s devotion to that beloved sci-fi saga.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Stage preview: The Force is with this 'One-Man Star Wars' by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

With the skill of a Jedi master wielding a light saber, Charlie Ross handles more than 40 roles in his “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy.”

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh program names grant winners by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Winners of the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh grants program were announced this morning. The partnership between The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments awarded $308,000 to 1…

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Alan Cumming shines in cabaret of "Sappy Songs" at Byham Theater by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

True to the spirit of his cabaret performance, a show titled “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs” was in fact two hours of painful revelation and heartfelt singing, leavened with a big dose …

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