Pittsburgh Festival Opera Announces 2020 Season
February 16, 2020
Pittsburgh Festival Opera has released the details of its 2020 schedule. Productions this season include classic opera, one world premiere, one Pennsylvania premiere and the conclusion of Pittsburgh's Ring Cycle with scenes from Siegfried and Twilight of the Gods in concert. The Festival also presents a wider breadth of programming in different venues to include lectures, a poetry reading, two concerts by its Young Artists Program and festival favorite Daphne Alderson. The Festival runs from July 11 until July 26, 2020. (more...)
12 Peers Continues Eighth Season With 2018 Pulitzer Prize Nominated Play
July 08, 2019
12 Peers Theater continues their eighth main stage season with Everybody, a modern spin on the classic Everyman. Everybody, selected from the cast by lottery at each performance makes an epic journey to death, while searching for someone or something to validate his life. With 120 possible casting combinations, each performance will be truly unique. (more...)
University Of Pittsburgh
Appropriate tells the story of the estranged members of the Lafayette family, who return to their crumbling Arkansas plantation home to settle the accounts of their recently deceased patriarch. The unearthing of a shocking object sends the family spiraling into the dark history of their own repressed memories and careening into the tainted past of the American South. Jacobs-Jenkins brilliantly repurposes the usual tropes of classics such as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Long Day's Journey Into Night, and-more recently-August Osage County, to depict American familial dysfunction triggered by both our collective personal legacies as well as our national history.