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<i>DODO</i> at Bricolage Production Company

DODO at Bricolage Production Company

An immersive work asks existentialist questions and leaves play-goers to seek answers

The Last of the Boys at Theatre Factory

Steven Dietz’s 2004 comedy-drama is haunting and sometimes genuinely funny

Bricolage and the Carnegie Museums team up for DODO

Immersive theater work digs deep into the Carnegie Museums

Our Town at Pitt Stages

We should not demand that great works of art adapt themselves to our little lives

The Matchmaker at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama

Chantelle Guido is scintillating as the iconic Dolly Levi

Equus at Pittsburgh Public Theater

A theatrical war horse’s once-provocative denouement can’t redeem it any more

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City at City Theatre

It starts out moderately funny, but finally is so self-aware you’re ready for it to be over

East Texas Hot Links at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Co.

It’s a talky play with an explosive climax

Orphie and the Book of Heroes at the Red Masquers

A children’s musical takes on Greek mythology

Middletown at Little Lake Theatre

Eno may think he’s being moving and profound, but really he’s just twee and irritating

Vintage Hitchcock at South Park Theatre

It’s a highly clever production with a pitch-perfect cast

The Battle of Homestead Foundation’s The Homestead Strike of 1892

The actors are multi-cast in many roles on various sides of the conflict

Pittsburgh premieres of two notable plays

City Theatre moves ahead without Tracy Brigden and with A Funny Thing …; Little Lake opens Middletown

In the Company of Ghosts at New Hazlett Theater

“I find that these ghosts take over and represent me in a new identity in the world.”

The Scottsboro Boys at the Playhouse REP

It’s a minstrel show dipped in acid and dripping with the blood of innocent men

Trans-Q Live! at The Warhol

Movement and video by local artists mark this showcase for queer performance



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