Posts Categorized: In the News

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 »

ADVICE FOR THE HEIRESS FROM PITTSBURGH’S BEST

PICT Classic Theatre and Host Alan Stanford invite you to Advice for the Heiress From Pittsburgh’s Best What life and love choices should the Heiress make? Welcome spring and get ready for the closing production of PICT’s 22nd season! Celebrated guests from Pittsburgh media join PICT artists and fans for an elegant soirée. Enjoy the views… Read more »

Dickens’ most dastardly: a Q&A with actor Martin Giles

The character Quilp in THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP is arguably one of the most sinister to ever emerge from the imagination of Charles Dickens.  Actor Martin Giles takes on the role in PICT Classic Theatre’s current production, and shares some insight on his portrayal.     Do you enjoy portraying a villain in this production… Read more »

PICT Happy Hour at Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle

PICT Happy Hour at Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Irish Pub FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd 5pm – 7pm Join the cast and crew of PICT’s upcoming production of Charles Dickens’ THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP for happy hour and enjoy complimentary wings and small bites, drink special: bucket of 5 domestic beers for $10, and live acoustic entertainment… Read more »

PLAY WITH PICT! September 21st

PICT Classic Theatre and Host Alan Stanford invite you to PLAY WITH PICT Friday, September 21st, 6:30pm An evening at Pittsburgh Glass Center featuring: Say farewell to summer and welcome PICT’s 22nd season at this fun and informal soirée. FEATURING: Delectable edibles and bountiful beverages. Dramatic desserts by PICT’s own Karen Baum (Jane Eyre, Shirley Valentine,… Read more »

PICT announces 2018-2019 Season: Classics in our times

PICT Classic Theatre has announced its 2018-2019 Season, “Classics in our times.”   Having celebrated its 100th production last season with William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, PICT will present a collection of three plays beginning in the Fall of 2018 at WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio in Oakland. “Each year we offer some of the finest… Read more »

Bloomsday 2018 – hosted by PICT Classic Theatre

        Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, during which the events of his novel Ulysses (which is set on 16 June 1904) are relived. It is observed annually on 16 June in Dublin and elsewhere. Joyce chose the date as it was the date… Read more »

A Classic Soirée at Casbah, benefiting PICT – March 22, 2018

Join us at Casbah, as we engage in good conversation and outstanding cuisine – an enjoyable evening for all. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6pm 229 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 All tickets include a 5 course meal, 4 courses with wine pairings, and gratuity.  Click here to make your reservation.