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Thursday, December 12, 2019

How to spend a 'Yinzer Yuletide' with Pittsburgh Public Theater by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Holiday events at the O’Reilly Theater include “Pittsburgh Lights & Legends,” a “Christmas Vacation” screening and breakfast with Santa.

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'America's Got Talent' alum Preacher Lawson brings his act to The Improv by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From homeless to national television to his own special on BET, comedian Preacher Lawson has been one busy guy.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Opportunity Fund gives over $860,000 to local arts and social justice groups by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Since 2015, the foundation has give out grants in twice-a-year cycles totaling more than $5.3 million.

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Monday, December 9, 2019
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Friday, December 6, 2019

Review: At Liberty Magic, Robert Ramirez does so much more than tricks by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A magic-musical theater show brings Robert Ramirez’s endlessly inventive act to Pittsburgh’s Liberty Magic through Jan. 5.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tony Danza reminisces about 'Taxi,' 'Who's the Boss?' and Fred Rogers by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The actor is among the celebrity guests at Steel City Con, at the Monroeville Convention Center Dec. 6-8.

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10 years after 'The Bench,' Kiesha Lalama debuts new dance show by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"Bound in Before" will debut in the Pittsburgh Playhouse as part of Point Park University's Winter Dance Concert. P

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Choreographer Pearlann Porter 'NOW: PLAYING' on a big stage by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“NOW:PLAYING,” opening Saturday at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, is “very different from anything I’ve done before,” Pearlann Porter says.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Point Park promises to address student concerns over diversity, inclusivity and equity by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After a meeting between students and administrators, the university released a statement that includes a collaborative steering committee.

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Front Porch reveals 10th season at cabaret tribute to Leon Zionts by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“A Man of No Importance” in May and “Grand Hotel” in August are the musical theater company’s 2020 shows.

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Fast Five: A Q&A with actor Shua Potter by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Santa’s TED Talk” and “The Santaland Diaries” are at City Theatre through Dec. 22. 

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Pittsburgh Youth Ballet becomes Texture Ballet School by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Youth Ballet has become Texture Ballet School and is now under the direction of Alan Obuzor.

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Point Park theater students press for greater sensitivity to gender and race by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students demanding changes involving racial sensitivity and inclusion will meet with the university’s president this week.

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PBT's Pittsburgh-themed 'Nutcracker' to continue for 'foreseeable future' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What will become of Terrence Orr’s Pittsburgh-themed “Nutcracker” once he steps down as Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s artistic director?

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The Producer: A day in the life of a seven-time Tony winner from Squirrel Hill by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What's it like to be seven-time Tony-winner Jamie deRoy? The Squirrel Hill native dishes from her fabulous New York apartment.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Obituary: Marion McClinton / Developmental director who pushed August Wilson by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Marion McClinton, who collaborated with August Wilson and directed the premieres of three of his plays, died in Minnesota at 65. 

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Are Pittsburgh theatergoers ready for plays on racism, aging and LBJ? by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Reviews of Broadway shows include “Slave Play,” “The Height of the Storm,” “The Great Society” and “Forbidden Broadway.” 

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Shop Holiday: See It live gifts by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

We’ve got your ticket to live performance gifts, from “The SpongeBob Musical” to Celine Dion in concert to PBT’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Movies to continue at Harris Theater Downtown despite PCAM layoffs by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust plans to continue scheduled screenings of movies at Downtown’s Harris Theater 

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Is it magic? Is it theater? Robert Ramirez does both by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Robert Ramirez, “The Musical Theater Magician,” blend his two worlds at Liberty Magic, Downtown, from Wednesday through Jan. 5.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Catch up with Billy Porter for Thanksgiving and 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Tony- and Emmy-winning Pittsburgh native with perform at the Macy’s parade, then host ABCs 2020 countdown from New Orleans.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Theater roundup: 'Dance Nation,' 'Les Mis' and 'Forever Plaid' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A sampling of what’s happening in Pittsburgh this week, from Braddock to the Benedum Center.

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How will these Broadway musicals play in Pittsburgh? by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

While watching six Broadway musicals in five days, a reviewer asks herself: “How will this play in Pittsburgh?”

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

From diva to director: Internationally acclaimed Cornetti to lead Pittsburgh Festival Opera by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Having the opportunity to share my career experiences with Pittsburgh Festival Opera is yet another dream come true,” Ms. Cornetti said.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Point Park cancels musical due to student concerns over racist content by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Adding Machine: A Musical” was dropped by the dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts after complaints voiced at a town hall meeting.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Cell phones not welcome in theaters -- unless you can't use them by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New tech allows you to hold on to —  but not access — your smartphone during live performances.

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Barebones steps in a different direction for coming-of-age 'Dance Nation' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 2018 play opening in Braddock Friday unleashes the power of tween-age girls in a competitive dance troupe.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Review: An enchanted evening with Telly Leung at the Trust Cabaret by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The CMU grad and star of Broadway’s “Aladdin” returns to Pittsburgh with a jazzy set of Broadway and pop standards.

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