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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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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Monday, August 1, 2016

Murrysville native Maddie Ziegler takes home Teen Choice award by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Murrysville native Maddie Ziegler joined Hillary Clinton as a winner in the Fox “Teen Choice” awards, broadcast live Sunday night from Los Angeles. Ms. Ziegler, who rose to fame on …

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Monday, April 18, 2016
Sunday, April 17, 2016

'The Illusionists' plan to dazzle Pittsburgh audiences. by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jeff Hobson appreciates that “The Illusionists” often are referred to as “the Avengers of magic.”

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Antonio Brown gets off to quick start on 'Dancing With the Stars' by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In 22 seasons of ABC’s ”Dancing With the Stars,” there have been 46 athletes on the roster, including 16 National Football League players, both current and retired. There is now a Heis…

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016