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Stage Review: PICT’s ‘The Heiress’ is ‘well made’ in all regards

By Ted Hoover Pittsburgh Current Theater Critic info@pittsburghcurrent.com For some it was finding out the Easter Bunny wasn’t real; for others it occurred when Brad and Jen split up. Even more people were shocked when they discovered that, despite their belief, it really wasn’t butter … but my big moment of disillusionment came when I… Read more »

Stage Review: PICT’s ‘The Heiress’ glows with 19th-century style – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

By SHARON EBERSON Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On opening night of PICT Classic Theatre’s “The Heiress,” I was seated beside the regal costume designer Joan Markert, who has worked with the Pittsburgh Playhouse for 38 years and PICT for 12. As much as I enjoyed the production, it was the costumes that had me rapt, from Erika… Read more »

SALOME: The Language of Desire

NEXT IN OUR LECTURE SERIES: SALOME: THE LANGUAGE OF DESIRE MAY 29 & JUNE 5, 2020 2PM-3PM REGISTER HERE Host Alan Stanford played the role of Herod in this Oscar Wilde masterpiece for over 20 years. In this two-part lecture series, join us as we discuss the intricacies of the story and Alan’s personal experience… Read more »

Take a Walk on the WILDE Side!

New Three-Part Online Lecture Series on Oscar Wilde May 8, 15, & 22, 2020 2:00-3:30pm REGISTER FOR FREE PICT continues its interactive lecture series on Fridays at 2pm with three new installments on the life and work of Oscar Wilde. Join us for A Walk on the Wilde Side: Oscar’s Love, Lust, Charms, and Trials… Read more »

GIVE BIG this Tuesday, May 5!

Rather than waiting until the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (GivingTuesday) to launch the fourth annual Give Big Pittsburgh campaign, Pittsburgh Magazine is jumping in now with the COVID-19 Response Campaign, an effort to assist in raising critical dollars — in the safest way possible — for nonprofits in Western Pennsylvania during this time of exceptional need…. Read more »

PICT Launches Interactive Online Lecture Series

The ghost light may be on, but PICT is still illuminating classic theatre! We are thrilled to bring you a brand new online lecture series, streamed directly into your homes via live, interactive webinars.  Every Friday at 2pm beginning April 3, join us for The Irishing of English Theatre: an engaging and lively lecture series… Read more »

COVID-19 Prevention and PICT

A Message to our PICT Family – “All of us, at some time or other, need help. Whether we’re giving or receiving help, each one of us has something valuable to bring this world. That’s one of the things that connects us as neighbors…” – Fred Rogers We are in unprecedented times. It goes without… Read more »

POSTPONED: 2020 BENEFIT DINNER AT CASBAH

A DELICIOUS WAY TO DONATE! JOIN US FOR THE CASBAH BENEFIT DINNER: A NIGHT OF EXQUISITE CUISINE AND STIMULATING CONVERSATION, ALL IN SUPPORT OF PICT CLASSIC THEATRE! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE. MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON. $120/PER PERSON, GRATUITY INCLUDED. In a continued partnership with big Burrito Restaurant Group, we are… Read more »

PICT gets WILD with SHAKESPEARE Cabaret

Come Eat, Drink and Be Merry as we celebrate the bawdy, the witty, and the WILD WILL SHAKESPEARE! JUST ANNOUNCED! Join us for a fundraiser featuring delightful eats, delicious drinks, a silent auction, and many more surprises. The evening will culminate in a performance of the Bard’s more humorous works from your favorite PICT actors…. Read more »

Meet the Cast of PICT’s THE WOMAN IN BLACK

James Fitzgerald and Martin Giles in PICT Classic Theatre's THE WOMAN IN BLACK

The most chilling ghost story that you will ever hear…and the most terrifying ghost you may ever see. November 7-23, 2019   |  Tickets on Sale Now! PICT Classic Theatre’s 23rd Season kicks off with Stephen Mallatratt’s thrilling adaptation of The Woman in Black. From the original novel by Susan Hill, our story begins when a young… Read more »

CASTING NOTICE: PICT Classic Theatre’s 2019-2020 Season

Dates: Monday, September 23, 2019 – 10am to 6pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019 –  10am to 6pm Callbacks as needed   Location: Rodef Shalom 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213   Requirements: Please prepare two one-minute monologues – one Shakespeare, and one of your choice.  Please bring a current headshot and resume to the audition. … Read more »