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Audition Dates Announced for Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program Audition Dates Announced for Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program (SDP) is a five-week intensive summer residential dance program for Pre-Professional level students from all around the world and gives young dancers the opportunity to work with Boston Ballet School's internationally-renowned faculty. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Pittsburgh

One of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Buck County Playhouse premieres the new comedy, Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show, throughout the rest of the month of December, with a matinee performance on New Year's Eve. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by Audition Roundup on December 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Rocky Returns to Pittsburgh Public Theater Rocky Returns to Pittsburgh Public Theater
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Public Theater is thrilled to welcome back former Pittsburgh Steeler Rocky Bleier to perform his one-man show, The Play, live on the O'Reilly Theater stage. Based on Rocky's life story, The Play was written by Gene Collier, a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sports journalist and co-author (with Rob Zellers) of The Chief, The Public's hit play about Steelers founder Art Rooney, Sr. (more...)
Point Park University Announces Final 2017 Production THE GIFT OF THE MAGI Point Park University Announces Final 2017 Production THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company presents The Gift of the Magi, a classic Christmas story about the power of love and unexpected surprises of life. This heartwarming show will fill you and your loved ones with holiday spirit and joy. (more...)
Patrick Page Returns as 'Scrooge' in A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO Patrick Page Returns as 'Scrooge' in A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh CLO presents the 26th annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol, tonight, December 8, through December 23 at the Byham Theater. Broadway veteran and Pittsburgh CLO alum Patrick Page returns to lead the cast in his second year as Ebenezer Scrooge. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 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 ... (more...)
Carnegie Stage presents THE CAROLS by Jennifer Childs abd Monica Stephenson Carnegie Stage presents THE CAROLS by Jennifer Childs abd Monica Stephenson
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Carnegie Stage presents The Carols, book and lyrics by Jennifer Childs, music by Monica Stephenson. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Pittsburgh

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
Pittsburgh Public Theater Announces New Administrative Appointees Pittsburgh Public Theater Announces New Administrative Appointees
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Board Chair Michael H. Ginsberg today announced the team that will lead Pittsburgh Public Theater when Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas departs this August after 18 seasons. Named Artistic Director is Marya Sea Kaminski, the current Associate Artistic Director at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Promoted to Managing Director is Louis A. Castelli, who has been with Pittsburgh Public Theater for 20 years. (more...)
PICT Classic Theatre Brings Oscar Wilde to the Frick PICT Classic Theatre Brings Oscar Wilde to the Frick
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Pittsburgh

For the second installment of its 2017-2018 Season, PICT Classic Theatre will present Wilde at the Frick, a limited series of performances taking place at The Frick Art Museum in Point Breeze with a focus on prolific Irish author Oscar Wilde. (more...)
Associate Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski to Depart Seattle Rep for Pittsburgh Public Theater Associate Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski to Depart Seattle Rep for Pittsburgh Public Theater
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced that Associate Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski will leave the organization in June 2018 to take on a new role as the Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Public Theater. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Haydn's THE CREATION Through Modern-Day Lens Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Haydn's THE CREATION Through Modern-Day Lens
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Opera and theater director Sam Helfrich joins Music Director Manfred Honeck, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for the third in a series of collaborations bringing to life great musical masterpieces through a provocative and modern-day lens. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 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 ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has announced the appointment of Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications. (more...)
Kathryn Bostic's AUGUST WILSON SYMPHONY, Narrated by Phylicia Rashad, to Premiere in Pittsburgh Kathryn Bostic's AUGUST WILSON SYMPHONY, Narrated by Phylicia Rashad, to Premiere in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Pittsburgh

On Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Grammy Award-winning conductor Lucas Richman and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will premiere Kathryn Bostic's August Wilson Symphony. (more...)
First Look at Member Reading Of COMPLETE By Matthew Wexler First Look at Member Reading Of COMPLETE By Matthew Wexler
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Pittsburgh

MTAP Musical Theatre Artists of Pittsburgh announces MTAP Member Matthew Wexler's first look public reading of his new musical in development entitled Complete. The reading features performers Laura Barletta, Natalie Hatcher and Chris Morriss, with Nick Stamatakis as music director and Drake Ma as director. The reading is Friday, January 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the Pittsburgh CLO Academy, 130 CLO Academy Way, 8th Fl. Pittsburgh, PA, 15222. The show, with adult language and situations, is free and open to the public; MTAP encourages online reservations at: https://www.artful.ly/mtap/store/events/13942 (more...)
Point Park University Announces Final 2017 Production THE GIFT OF THE MAGI Point Park University Announces Final 2017 Production THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company presents The Gift of the Magi, a classic Christmas story about the power of love and unexpected surprises of life. This heartwarming show will fill you and your loved ones with holiday spirit and joy. (more...)
Two Pittsburgh Premieres, Site-Specific Shows & Podcasts Slated for 12 Peers Theater's 7th Season Two Pittsburgh Premieres, Site-Specific Shows & Podcasts Slated for 12 Peers Theater's 7th Season
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh

12 Peers Theater announces their seventh season featuring the second season of both The Modern Myths Podcast and Mythburgh, a site-specific performance and storytelling series. (more...)
New York Undie Rockers The Skivvies to Strip Down at City Theatre in SLEIGH MY NAME New York Undie Rockers The Skivvies to Strip Down at City Theatre in SLEIGH MY NAME
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh

City Theatre is unwrapping something special this holiday season with our favorite New York undie-rock duo The Skivvies in the premiere of Sleigh My Name. Broadway performers Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina return to City Theatre for two nights of mashed-up musical fun with some of Pittsburgh's favorite theatre stars. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 26 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 26
by Audition Roundup on November 26, 2017 in Pittsburgh

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 26, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)