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Photo Flash: TINA Hosts Special Performance to Benefit RAINN Photo Photo Flash: TINA Hosts Special Performance to Benefit RAINN
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 3, 2020

Just last week, Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, have announced that Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief, Vogue U.S.; U.S. Artistic Director and Global Content Advisor, CondeŐĀ Nast co-hosted a cocktail reception alongside Fashion Model & Activist Adut Akech, Fashion Model Cindy Bruna, Writer/Director & Activist Janet Mock (‚ÄúPose‚ÄĚ), Super Model & Activist Joan Smalls and Actor & Activist Yara Shahidi (‚ÄúGrown-ish‚ÄĚ) followed by a special performance of Broadway's TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL to benefit RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.

Photo Flash: First Look At Pittsburgh CLO's THE BOOK OF MERMAN Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Pittsburgh CLO's THE BOOK OF MERMAN
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2020

Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the hit musical comedy¬†THE BOOK OF MERMAN,¬†part of the Pittsburgh CLO Kara Cabaret Series¬†at the Greer Cabaret Theater, runs January 30 ‚Äď March 8, 2020. Don't miss this incredibly original hit fresh from its side-splitting Off-Broadway run!

BWW Interview: T. J. Newton of SPAMILTON at Peace Center's Gunter Theatre Photo BWW Interview: T. J. Newton of SPAMILTON at Peace Center's Gunter Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Dec 11, 2019

'Even if you haven't seen HAMILTON, you can still have a wonderful time at our show.'

Photo Flash: First Look At FOREVER PLAID At Pittsburgh CLO Photo Photo Flash: First Look At FOREVER PLAID At Pittsburgh CLO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO is celebrating the 15th season of the CLO Cabaret with the first show ever performed at the venue ‚Äď FOREVER PLAID! This show is just as perfect a fit for the unique Cabaret space now as it was in the Cabeinaugural season. This New York musical comedy hit is the deliciously funny and charming story of ‚ÄúThe Plaids,‚ÄĚ a classic 1950s all-male singing group, who were killed in a car crash on their way to their first big gig!

BWW Review: Jenn Colella Soars in PETER PAN at the Benedum Photo BWW Review: Jenn Colella Soars in PETER PAN at the Benedum
by Dylan Shaffer - Jul 22, 2019

I won't grow up! And I don't have to watching the CLO's production of Peter Pan. The timeless musical brings all of the whimsy and adventure to life on stage, but the magic of this performance does not come just with the story; talented actors and a renowned choreographer/director take this production to new heights.

Roundabout Announces Company for Adam Gwon Musical SCOTLAND, PA Featuring Jay Armstro Photo Roundabout Announces Company for Adam Gwon Musical SCOTLAND, PA Featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson, Alysha Umphress, Ryan McCartan, More
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is pleased to announce full casting for of the world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA, featuring a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW Review: Pittsburgh CLO's GREASE a Shoo-Be Doo-Wop She-Bop Good Time Photo BWW Review: Pittsburgh CLO's GREASE a Shoo-Be Doo-Wop She-Bop Good Time
by Dylan Shaffer - Jun 16, 2019

'It's got groove; it's got meaning. Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion.' For the Pittsburgh CLO, the star-studded cast of Greaserocks the Benedum and sets the tone for a riveting summer season. With Broadway and television actors flooding the stage, the musical has proven to be a shoo-be doo-wop she-bop good time.

Photo Flash: Clay Aiken, Zach Adkins, Jackie Burns and More Star In GREASE at Pittsbu Photo Photo Flash: Clay Aiken, Zach Adkins, Jackie Burns and More Star In GREASE at Pittsburgh CLO
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with the sock-hop sounds of the original high school musical, GREASE, June 7 - 16.

Photo Flash: GAME ON Comes to the Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret Photo Photo Flash: GAME ON Comes to the Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2018

Three contestants risk it all to win a record-setting $10 million jackpot. Inspired by primetime game shows that make every viewer feel like they're in the hot seat, GAME ON is a one-of-a-kind WORLD PREMIERE musical that will have your blood pumping with every twist and turn.

Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Presents BRIGADOON! Photo Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Presents BRIGADOON!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 17, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO brings Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age.

BWW Review: CLO's THE FULL MONTY Turns Up the Heat at the Benedum Photo BWW Review: CLO's THE FULL MONTY Turns Up the Heat at the Benedum
by Dylan Shaffer - Jul 9, 2018

Before there was Magic Mike, there was The Full Monty. Based off the 1997 British film of the same name, The Full Monty debuted as a Broadway musical in 2000 and revealed just how far and how bare six unemployed men were willing to go to earn money again.

Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY
by Julie Musbach - Jul 6, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15.

Head to the Highlands with Pittsburgh CLO's BRIGADOON Opening July 17 Photo Head to the Highlands with Pittsburgh CLO's BRIGADOON Opening July 17
by Julie Musbach - Jul 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age.

Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6 Photo Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6
by Julie Musbach - Jun 21, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. With a book written by Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and the music/ lyric talents of David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), this duo cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that is both highly-entertaining and charmingly uplifting.

BWW Morning Brief January 09th, 2018: CARDINAL Begins Previews, and More! Photo BWW Morning Brief January 09th, 2018: CARDINAL Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Cardinal begins previews off Broadway at Second Stage, and more!

Industry Interview: Inside the World of Broadway PR with Matt Polk! Photo Industry Interview: Inside the World of Broadway PR with Matt Polk!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 8, 2018

Who does Broadway turn to to get noticed? Two words: Press agents.

Review Roundup: XANADU at Pittsburgh CLO Photo Review Roundup: XANADU at Pittsburgh CLO
by Alan Henry - Oct 25, 2017

XANADU runs at Pittsburgh CLO through December 7, and the critics are weighing in!

BWW Review: XANADU Does at the Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret Photo BWW Review: XANADU Does at the Pittsburgh CLO Cabaret
by Dylan Shaffer - Oct 24, 2017

Take a trip back to the 80s, where Australian accents abounded in California and Greek muses littered the earth; where short shorts and cross dressing was the norm; and where Sonny Malone is inspired to create the greatest roller disco since antiquity.

VIDEO: See The Cast of XANADU In Rehearsals At Pittsburgh CLO! Photo VIDEO: See The Cast of XANADU In Rehearsals At Pittsburgh CLO!
by Alan Henry - Oct 17, 2017

XANADU runs at Pittsburgh CLO through December 7! See the cast in rehearsals!

Photo Flash: It's Magic! Get a First Look at XANADU at Pittsburgh CLO Photo Photo Flash: It's Magic! Get a First Look at XANADU at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO presents the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, tonight, October 12, through December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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