BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Pittsburgh in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

JERSEY BOYS Returns to Benedum Center, 9/4-23


Dates have been announced for the Pittsburgh return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical will ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Mike Daisey's THE AGONY AND ECSTASTY OF STEVE JOBS Forces Examination of 'What we already know'


Mike Daisey describes himself as an 'actor, commentator, playwright, and general layabout' on his official website. He may be all of these things, but the word that best describes him is 'storyteller... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

PNC Broadway Across America Presents Cirque Dreams Pop Goes the Rock


The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh will present the world premiere of CIRQUE DREAMS' newest stage spectacle, Pop Goes the Rock, featuring variety acts and acrobat... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION to Open in Pittsburgh, 3/9


FREUD'S LAST SESSION is opening yet another major U.S. production, with performances beginning at Pittsburgh Public Theater this Thursday, March 1st. The official opening night is March 9th and the li... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: TERRA NOVA- New Production Shots


Actors' NET just released new production photos from their new show TERRA NOVA.... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

FREUD'S LAST SESSION: A Meeting of the Minds at Pittsburgh Public Theater through April 1


Pittsburgh Public Theater continues its long standing tradition of presenting intellectually stimulating Theater Productions with the launch of FREUD'S LAST SESSION, Mark St. Germain's acclaimed play ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Stephen Schwartz to Workshop Pittsburgh CLO's SCARY MUSICAL, 4/9-14


Pittsburgh CLO and Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama, in partnership with The ASCAP Foundation and Academy and Grammy Award -winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, have announced that ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

PNC Broadway Across America/Pittsburgh Season to Include THE BOOK OF MORMON, SISTER ACT and More


Three 2011 Tony Award-winning productions take the Cultural District stages this season, alongside popular specials and beloved classics.... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Lily Tomlin's Comedy and Characters Capture Pittsburgh Audience


Even though there was just one woman on stage during Lily Tomlin's performance at the Byham Theater, the audience was treated to a full cast of Tomlin's most classic characters. Tomlin, a comedy and ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: Lily Tomlin Talks Upcoming Pittsburgh Show and Career


Lily Tomlin, one of America's foremost comediennes, continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video. Throughout her... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

JacobTV Presents THE NEWS, Among Dutch Festival Events, 4/27


The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Museum's Off the Wall performance series proudly presents the world premiere of THE NEWS, a 90-minute "reality opera" by avant-pop D... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 22nd Annual Gene Kelly Award Winners!


A near capacity crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and the University of Pittsburgh honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 22nd Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

The REP's 2012-13 Season to Include AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, ROPE and More


The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will produce four works, including one world premiere and one Pittsburgh premiere, in the 2012 - 2013 season, which opens Sept. 7, 2012 a... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

City Theatre Announces MOMENTUM 2012 Festival Line-Up, 5/31-6/3


City Theatre announces four exciting, original plays set for MOMENTUM, the theatre's annual festival of new plays at different stages. Whether the theme is growing old or simply growing up, this selec... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Pittsburgh CLO's A CHORUS LINE is a Must-See 'Singular Sensation'


Directed and choreographed by original A Chorus Line cast member Baayork Lee, this bona fide Broadway hit features an incredible ensemble cast composed of exciting Broadway stars and Pittsburgh CLO ve... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

A CHORUS LINE to Return to Pittsburgh CLO 6/15-24 - Directed by Baayork Lee


A Chorus Line, the powerful and emotion-filled musical about the trials and tribulations of forging a life in the theater, will play in Pittsburgh June 15-24 at the Benedum Center. Directed and choreo... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh Public Theater Concludes 2011-2012 Season with PRIVATE LIVES


Recently revived on the Broadway stage this past winter, Noël Coward's comic tour de force PRIVATE LIVES now comes to Pittsburgh to finish off Pittsburgh Public Theater's "Red Hot" 2011-2012 season. C... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Point Park University's THE BENCH Announces International Productions


Point Park University's Associate Professor and innovative choreographer Kiesha Lalama is taking her contemporary jazz-dance musical, The Bench: Journey Into Love, global. Work is under way to prepare... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Throughline Theatre Company Tackles AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Through 7/28


Tracy Letts' 21st century masterpiece August: Osage County is a behemoth of play. Between the drug dependence, incest, perversion, and suicide that plague the eclectic bunch known as the Weston family... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens at Pittburgh CLO, 7/13


Pittsburgh CLO will present Fiddler on the Roof, July 13-22 at the Benedum Center. This classic tale is filled with 'memorable music, rousing dances and a touch of human wisdom.'... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BALD Theatre Premieres THE BURNT PART BOYS, 8/31-9/8


the BALD theatre company presents the Pittsburgh premiere of The Burn Part Boys, directed by Justin Zeno with music direction by Nancy Gordon Galluzzo. Starring John-Michael Breen, Matt Augustyniak, J... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

University of Pittsburgh to Celebrate Gene Kelly Centenary on Its Own 225th Anniversary, 8/23 & 10/25


The University of Pittsburgh is observing its own 225th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of the birth in Pittsburgh of special Academy Award-honored dancer, director, choreographer, actor, singer... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

The REP Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, 9/7-23


The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, launches its 2012 - 2013 season at the Pittsburgh Playhouse on September 7th with a pillar of modern drama, August: Osage County by Tracy... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

12 Peers Theater Announces THE CULTIVATING CULTURE SERIES, 9/8 & 22 and 10/13 & 27


After a successful partnership with ModernFormations during The Pittsburgh Monologue Project, 12 Peers Theater is back to bring you a series of new play workshops and cabarets featuring some of Pittsb... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

City Theatre Presents the 2012 Young Playwrights Festival, 10/6 & 7


City Theatre will present the 2012 Young Playwrights Festival, October 6 and 7 on City Theatre's Lester Hamburg Studio Stage. Featuring original, one-act plays written by select middle and high school... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

MARY POPPINS Comes to Pittsburgh, 10/30-11/4


Producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh have announced full casting for Pittsburgh's return engagement of MARY POPPINS.... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Throughline Theatre Opens ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, Oct 26


Mortimer Brewster is a reasonably normal man with reasonably normal aspirations, which are all turned upside down in a single day by the sudden revelation of his sweet-hearted old aunts' penchant for ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

City Theatre Presents SETH'S BIG FAT '70S SHOW, 10/25-28


After a popular appearance last fall, City Theatre welcomes back Seth Rudetsky with his brand new show, Seth's Big Fat '70s Show, a City Events special presentation featuring Rudetsky's celebrated, co... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Tom Atkins Stars in Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL; Full Cast Announced!


The 21st annual production of Pittsburgh CLO's A Musical Christmas Carol will feature returning favorites and a host of exciting new cast members, led by Pittsburgh's own Tom Atkins as Ebenezer Scroog... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2013 Summer Season


Pittsburgh CLO is one of the few regional theaters selected by Disney to produce The Little Mermaid. From the depths of the sea to the shores of America, this rockin' season will also feature Buddy - ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

QM Productions, Inc. Presents THE SPITFIRE GRILL, Now thru 11/18


QM Productions, Inc. presents 'The Spitfire Grill', running now through November 18, 2012 (8 shows) Grey Box Theatre, Butler Street, Lawrenceville.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

William Shatner Comes to Benedum Center, 11/29


Iconic and Emmy Award winning actor William Shatner will be performing at the Benedum Center on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:30 pm. ... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BRIT FLOYD Presents P-U-L-S-E 2013 in Pittsburgh, 3/1


The world's greatest Pink Floyd show BRIT FLOYD 2013 tour P-U-L-S-E celebrates the music of David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Rick Wright, Nick Mason & Syd Barrett and features note-for-note performances o... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Tom Atkins and More in Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, Opening Tonight


The 21st annual production of Pittsburgh CLO's A Musical Christmas Carol features returning favorites and a host of exciting new cast members, led by Pittsburgh's own Tom Atkins as Ebenezer Scrooge. T... (read more...)
BWW's Top Pittsburgh Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: William Shatner Reflects on Life in SHATNER'S WORLD


William Shatner took the Benedum stage this week in his one man show, 'Shatner's World: We Just Live in It.'... (read more...)




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