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Interview: Mark Fleischer Talks Taking Down Audience Barriers at Pittsburgh CLO

Pittsburgh's biggest musical theatre company is making big moves to support and diversify its audience. A series of focus group encounters led Fleischer and his team to a single recurring idea: remove the barriers that prevent potential audience members from coming, and from returning, to CLO shows.
Pittsburgh CLO Announces Three New Programs To Make Theater More Family Accessible

Pittsburgh CLO is implementing changes to make theater more accessible for families. Discover how they're removing barriers and promoting inclusivity in the world of Broadway.
Pittsburgh Public Theater Reveals 50th Anniversary Titles and Programs For 2024/2025 Season

Pittsburgh Public Theater has announced its lineup of mainstage productions and vital off-stage programming for its 50th anniversary season. Learn more about the season lineup here!
Pittsburgh Opera to Launch First-of-its-Kind Rideshare Voucher Program

Pittsburgh Opera is debuting an innovative rideshare voucher program to make it easier for patrons to get to and from their opera performances.
CIM Students, Faculty Cook Up Fifth Annual MUSIC FOR FOOD Benefit With Members Of The Cleveland Orchestra

CIM students and faculty collaborate with members of The Cleveland Orchestra for the fifth annual Music for Food Benefit.
City Theatre To Present Pulitzer Prize-Winning FAT HAM By James Ijames

City Theatre has announced the fourth show of its 2023/2024 season, Fat Ham by James Ijames, a co-production with TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, AR.
City Theatre to Present Tami Dixon's SIDE STORIES REVISITED

City Theatre will present their first show of 2024 and the third in the season, South Side Stories Revisited, written and performed by Tami Dixon and directed by Matt M. Morrow.  
AWAACC Hosts A Free Holiday Community Day Next Week

‘Tis the season to spread love and joy, and there's no better place to share those warm and fuzzy feelings than at The August Wilson African American Cultural Center's (AWAACC) Holiday Community Day set for Saturday, December 16, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, at 980 Liberty Avenue, Downtown Pittsburgh. 
We Want The Funk Festival With Jeffrey Osborne, the Average White Band and Loose Ends

Get ready for the We Want the Funk Festival featuring Jeffrey Osborne, The Average White Band, and Loose Ends. Join us on December 8-9 at The AWAACC for a night of funk music you won't want to miss.
Grammy-Nominated Vocalist, Emcee, Composer And Social Activist Mumu Fresh is Coming to The August Wilson African American Culture Center

Grammy-nominated Vocalist, Emcee, Composer and Social Activist Mumu Fresh brings her engaging and empowering artistry to the August Wilson African American Culture Center’s Soul Sessions. Experience the fusion of hip-hop, jazz, R&B, blues, spoken word, soul, and world music in one incredible performance.
Leslie Epstein's KING OF THE JEWS Starring Richard Topol Begins Performances TONIGHT at HERE Arts Center

Don't miss the Off Broadway debut of LESLIE EPSTEIN'S - KING OF THE JEWS at HERE Arts Center. The controversial adaptation of Epstein's novel is set in Poland, 1939, and follows a group of Jews forced to govern their own lives during the German occupation.
Richard Topol & More to Star in KING OF THE JEWS Off-Broadway Premiere

Discover the Off-Broadway debut of 'KING OF THE JEWS,' a compelling stage adaptation of Leslie Epstein's controversial novel. Immerse yourself in this thought-provoking production that confronts themes of identity, religion, and power. Don't miss your chance to experience this powerful theatrical event.
Photos: The Cast of DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS Celebrates Opening Night

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen, officially opened at New World Stages last night, September 18. Performances will run through January 7.  Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows, as well as shots from the opening night party!
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Holds Open Air Performances at Hazelwood Green

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has announced a partnership with August Wilson African American Cultural Center and Hazelwood Local to hold the outdoor Open Air festival September 29-October 1 at Hazelwood Green. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!
Review: The Stratford Festival's RICHARD II Provides a Fresh New Lens to View a Complicated King Through

A visually stunning and unabashedly queer adaptation of William Shakespeare’s RICHARD II is currently on stage at the Stratford Festival’s Tom Patterson Theatre and it allows for a fascinating exploration into the character’s hopes, fears, and sense of identity. Adapted by Brad Fraser and conceived and directed by Jillian Keiley, this production is set in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s and features disco, drugs, and bathhouses as the backdrop for the tragedy that begets young King Richard II as he attempts to maintain his crown.
City Theatre Announces Winners Of The 2023 Young Playwrights Contest

City Theatre has announced the winners of the 2023 Young Playwrights Contest. For the past 24 years, City Theatre has held a regional playwrighting contest for students in grades 7-12. The winners will have their plays professionally produced by City Theatre, as well as published in the Young Playwrights Anthology.  
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Announces Performance Schedule For Its June Open Air Event

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's (PBT) popular program Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts returns to the city June 22-25 at a new location at the Westinghouse Academy in Wilmerding (320 Margurite Avenue, Wilmerding).
The Cleveland Orchestra Announces Six Musician Appointments

The Cleveland Orchestra announced updates to musician personnel with five new members and one member to a first assistant principal position. Earlier this year, Charles Paul, a bass section member since 2022, was appointed first assistant principal bass.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Will Participate In Three Local Outdoor Events This Summer

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has announced that the organization will participate in three outdoor performance series from June through September 2023. Learn more about the performances here!
Pittsburgh Public Theater Welcomes Shaunda Miles McDill as Next Managing Director

Pittsburgh Public Theater Board Chair Angela Blanton announced that Shaunda Miles McDill will serve as the next managing director of The Public, beginning in late February 2023. McDill will share organizational leadership with her producing partner, Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski.

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