Long after the curtain falls, PICT Classic Theatre will remind you of the moment you first felt the power of a great performance.


2015: A Place of Saints and Sinners
Where Will You Sit?

For the Tree to Drop


Jaques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris


How the Other Half Loves


Sharon’s Grave


Saint Joan


The Tempest


Oliver Twist

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    For the Tree to Drop
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    Jaques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
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    How the Other Half Loves
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    Sharon’s Grave
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    Saint Joan
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    The Tempest
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    Oliver Twist

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with Alan Stanford, Artistic & Executive Director

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So you get the most out of every performance.

"Good theatre comes from actors sharing experiences over several years."

-Alan Stanford


The Downtown Series will be staged at the Peirce studio inside the Trust Arts Education Center on 805 Liberty Avenue near the Wood Street intersection in downtown Pittsburgh.


The Mainstage season of plays will be performed inside the Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Avenue located next to the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

"In a deeper sense, we at PICT EXPECT MORE from our artists."

-Alan Stanford


PICT Classic Theatre creates a culture of enlightened entertainment by focusing on the three essential elements of theatre: Authors, Actors and Audience.

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PICT Classic Theatre was founded as Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, Inc., in 1996 by Stephanie Riso and Andrew S. Paul.

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Join PICT's growing family of audience members who EXPECT MORE.

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A Theatre Company of Pittsburgh, by Pittsburgh, for Pittsburgh.

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Mark your calendars now for the return of PICT UNCOMMON PLEAS.
A Mock Trial of Prospero and Caliban from Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Starring Former Governer Tom Corbett as Prospero and Former County
Executive Dan Onorato as Caliban
Accompanied by Howard Hanna Real Estate's Helen Hanna Casey as Ariel

March 19, 2015, The Duquesne Club at 6:00 pm
 25 Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222

Learn more about the event, tickets and sponsorship information.


PICT's commitment to education is reflected in the outstanding programming we offer for students and teachers in the Pittsburgh area and beyond. The Learning in Three Acts program gives teachers the opportunity to engage, challenge and entertain their students while connecting them to great works of literature. Our matinee performances bring students to the theatre to experience world-class productions and see how what they read on the page translates to the stage.