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Pittsburgh Symphony to Close 2016-17 'Grand Classics' Season with Beethoven & Mahler Pittsburgh Symphony to Close 2016-17 'Grand Classics' Season with Beethoven & Mahler
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck close the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season in joyous style with Ludwig van Beethoven's beloved 'Pastoral' Symphony and Mahler's Seven Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn on June 23-25 at Heinz Hall. (more...)
Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Night of Music and Laughs at Heinz Hall Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Night of Music and Laughs at Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Pittsburgh

TV star Jane Lynch brings her unique blend of comedy, music and storytelling to a one-night-only experience, "Jane Lynch Sings the Great American Songbook (plus one Guatemalan love song)," with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup on June 18, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 6/18/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW on June 18, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for Pittsburgh (more...)
Princeton Ballet School Announces Restructuring of its Programs for School-Aged Students Beginning September 2017 Princeton Ballet School Announces Restructuring of its Programs for School-Aged Students Beginning September 2017
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, has announced the restructuring of its programs for school-aged dancers beginning September 2017. (more...)
Cast and Artists Announced for HOT METAL MUSICALS Cast and Artists Announced for HOT METAL MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Musical Theatre Artists of Pittsburgh­­ announces a cast of 8 singers, who will perform 21 songs by 31 artists in its second edition of Hot Metal Musicals, a showcase of members' work. With the assistance of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and extensive support from the Pittsburgh CLO, Hot Metal Musicals will be presented on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 7:15 pm at the Cabaret Theater at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222. (more...)
BWW Review: Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash BWW Review: Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash
by Dylan Shaffer on June 16, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Hold your breath, because the Pittsburgh CLO is about to dive right into the water and take you under the sea! Disney's The Little Mermaid, based closely off the 1989 animated film, returned to the Benedum Center on Tuesday evening and continues with performances running through next week. (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERT Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERT
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in Pittsburgh

In collaboration with Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers a free performance in honor of American service men and woman. "In Honor of Service - An Americana Concert" is Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 16, 2017 in Pittsburgh

'BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to 'Join Hands' with the O'Jays Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to 'Join Hands' with the O'Jays
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Icons of the 1970s R&B and soul sound, the O'Jays, join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a summer concert that's sure to sizzle on Thursday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)
Announcing the 2017 EQT Young Playwrights Announcing the 2017 EQT Young Playwrights
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Pittsburgh

City Theatre Director of Education & Accessibility Kristen Link is thrilled to announce the finalists in the annual EQT Young Playwrights Contest. The six finalists, all middle and high school students from Southwestern Pennsylvania, will receive a professional production of their original one-act plays during the EQT Young Playwrights Festival, running October 24 - November 4, 2017, in the Lester Hamburg Studio at City Theatre. Four honorable mention plays were also chosen and will receive a staged reading during the festival. (more...)
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Students to Compete in International Ballet Competition Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Students to Compete in International Ballet Competition
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Joining 225 elite dancers from more than 24 countries and 20 states, two Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Graduate Program students will compete in the final round of the 11th-annual World Ballet Competition (WBC) June 19-24, in Orlando, Florida. Pittsburgh dance fans can tune in to a live online broadcast of the competition by visiting worldballetcompetition.com and clicking 'Watch Live.' (more...)
Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert on Saturday, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. (more...)
Citizens Bank presents Pittsburgh JAZZLIVE International Festival 2017 Citizens Bank presents Pittsburgh JAZZLIVE International Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival returns to the Cultural District for its 7th annual celebration June 16 - 18, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Celebrates Van Kaplan and More at AN EVENING IN PARIS Gala Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Celebrates Van Kaplan and More at AN EVENING IN PARIS Gala
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh CLO Guild President Anne Liparulo announced the Guild's pledge of $500,000 to Pittsburgh CLO's Next Generation Campaign at the 62nd Annual Pittsburgh CLO Guild Gala, 'An Evening in Paris.' Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 11 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 11
by Audition Roundup on June 11, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 11, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 11 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 11
by Audition Roundup on June 11, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 11, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 6/11/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW on June 11, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/11/2017 for Pittsburgh (more...)
Pittsburgh CLO Surpasses Fundraising Goal Pittsburgh CLO Surpasses Fundraising Goal
by BWW News Desk on June 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Earlier this evening, Pittsburgh CLO Guild President Anne Liparulo announced the Guild's pledge of $500,000 to Pittsburgh CLO's Next Generation Campaign at the 62ndAnnual Pittsburgh CLO Guild Gala, "An Evening in Paris." This special gift was presented as a surprise to Van Kaplan, accompanied by the 2017 CLOE Award, in honor of his 20th Anniversary as Executive Producer of the organization. The gift ensures Pittsburgh CLO will surpass its $10 million Next Generation Campaign goal. (more...)
Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLO Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk on June 09, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh CLO has joined forces with Kansas City Starlight to produce a 21-week tour of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, coming to the Benedum Center June 14-25. (more...)
Carnegie Mellon University Congratulates Tony Nominee Alumni Carnegie Mellon University Congratulates Tony Nominee Alumni
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Four Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this year. Denee Benton, Christian Borle, and Josh Groban were nominated for their leading roles in Broadway musicals, and Kevin Emrick was nominated as a producer of a best play. (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Close 2016-17 'Grand Classics' Season with Beethoven & Mahler Pittsburgh Symphony to Close 2016-17 'Grand Classics' Season with Beethoven & Mahler
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2017 in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck close the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season in joyous style with Ludwig van Beethoven's beloved 'Pastoral' Symphony and Mahler's Seven Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn on June 23-25 at Heinz Hall. (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-19 EQT Training Program for African American Musicians Fellow Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-19 EQT Training Program for African American Musicians Fellow
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2017 in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra named percussionist Joshua Jones as its seventh EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians (OTPAAM) Fellow. He begins his two-year fellowship in September. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 09, 2017 in Pittsburgh

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)
Rachel Harry Wins the 2017 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education Rachel Harry Wins the 2017 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education
by BWW News Desk on June 05, 2017 in Pittsburgh

The Tony Awards have announced that Rachel Harry of Hood River, Oregon has been named the third recipient of the Excellence in Theatre Education Award. (more...)