PICT Pittsburgh's Classic Theatre Blog

PICT presents a turbulent tale for the holidays with THE LION IN WINTER

On December 1st, PICT Classic Theatre will continue its 2016-2017 season at Union Project with THE LION IN WINTER. The play, written in 1966 by James Goldman, depicts Henry II’s transition of power during Christmas in the year 1183 amid family dysfunction and political maneuvering. Though Goldman’s play is fictional, it is based upon actual… Read more »

Get your tickets for William Shakespeare’s Royal Regale!

Join PICT for a night unlike any other. William Shakespeare’s ROYAL REGALE: a feast for the senses – and the centuries! at The Church Brew Works Thursday, October 20th, 2016 6:00pm Entertainment, auctions, and an Elizabethan banquet! TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

2016 – 2017 Season Subscriptions NOW AVAILABLE

DON’T DELAY:  purchase your 2016-2017 season subscriptions today to enjoy PICT’s exciting line-up of “Classics in the RAW.” Click HERE for tickets and subscription packages.

Casting Notice: PICT Classic Theatre 2016-2017

Seeking Actors of ALL ethnicities, types and ages for our upcoming season! Dates: Monday March 21 10AM-6PM             Tuesday March 22 10AM-6PM             Thursday March 24 10AM-6PM Location: PICT Classic Theatre’s Office, 2403 Sidney St. Suite 285, Pittsburgh PA 15203 Requirements: Please prepare a heightened text monologue (Shakespeare, Greek, ect.) and a second monologue of… Read more »

“Two Tales of Terror” features two evocative short stories by Edgar Allan Poe.

PICT returns to the Stephen Foster Memorial to thank its 2015 patrons. Pittsburgh, PA, February 24, 2016- Though still suppressing any telltale clues to its upcoming season, PICT Classic Theatre is pleased to announce the world-premiere of Two Tales of Terror by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted by PICT’s Artistic & Executive Director, Alan Stanford. The… Read more »


Two Tales of Terror Adapted by Alan Stanford from works of Edgar Allan Poe (Seeking Actors of All Ethnicities) AUDITION: March 4th 10AM-6PM at PICT Classic Theatre’s Office, 2403 Sidney St, Suite 285, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 AUDITION REQUIRMENTS: Sides will be provided. Rehearsals begin April 11, Tech is May 1-May 6, Run May 6-20 Narrator… Read more »

Happy New Year! Let’s look back at 2015.

Happy New Year, PICT friends! We send a heartfelt thank-you to each and every one of our fans for believing in and supporting us throughout our 2015 Season. We couldn’t have done it without you! There were certainly some dire situations and tough decisions to be made for PICT in 2015. But through your generous… Read more »

PICT Classic Theatre names Steven Alschuler President of the Board.

Pittsburgh, PA, January 14, 2016– Steven Alschuler, President of Pittsburgh-based public relations firm Alschuler Communications, has been named President of the Board of Directors of PICT Classic Theatre. PICT, founded in 1996 as Pittsburgh Irish and Classic Theatre, produces high-quality classic theater and considers educational programs and outreach to underserved communities to be among its… Read more »