Posts Categorized: In the News


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 »

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

By Ted Hoover Pittsburgh Current Theater Critic 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 »


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 »