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Sunday, February 16, 2020

2020 Shakespeare Monologue & Scene Contest names finalists by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The finals will be held Monday, Feb. 17, at the O’Reilly Theater, home of Pittsburgh Public Theater.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Billy Porter goes for the gold and opening number at 2020 Oscars by Maria Sciullo and Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh native brings early glam to the Academy Awards’ red carpet.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Sunday, January 19, 2020

2019 Post-Gazette Performers of the Year: Lisa Velten Smith and Daniel Krell by Sharon Eberson and Christopher Rawson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The actors worked together in “A Doll’s House Part 2” at the Public and continued to shine in Pittsburgh theaters throughout the year.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

PG Critic's Choice Theater Tour heads to London in April by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 2020 trip includes a welcoming dinner, a guided walking tour and up to four plays, including the latest by Tom Stoppard.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Meet 13 luminaries who are spreading new voices and ideas by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

They are dancing, reading, writing poetry, making music and videos, and helping spread fashion.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

On the Arts: Which nights sell best for Pittsburgh’s cultural organizations? by Jeremy Reynolds and Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Whether you prefer a full house or more legroom, here’s a quick guide on which cultural institutions’ performance days tend to fill fastest.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

The 2010s: A decade in pop culture by Sharon Eberson and Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Social media and streaming were the dominant stories, plus #MeToo justice, TV obsessions and viral sensations.

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

First Night: Last party of the decade by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The annual Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will feature a parade, music, fireworks, theater and more.

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What are you doing New Year’s Eve? by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A roundup of live music and festive parties.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

2019 was an epic year of in Pittsburgh theater, with 'Hamilton,' 'Lear' and new classics by Sharon Eberson and Christopher Rawson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Cambodian Rock Band” at City Theatre and a few Pittsburgh Public productions stood out in a year of moving and timely productions.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

2019 Theater Hall of Fame class welcomes De Shields, Reinking by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“I never dreamed a dream that this was actually a dream,” said lighting designer Natasha Katz, an inductee at the Broadway ceremony.

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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
Sunday, December 8, 2019
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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