Posts Categorized: In the News

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at PICT Classic Theatre: This production gets every song absolutely right.

by Ted Hoover, City Paper This season, PICT Classic Theatre has been staging productions not just in its “home,” at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theater, but also in Downtown’s Trust Arts Education Center. For the second show in this new venue, the company is … well, “disinterring” might not be the right word, but there… Read more »

Stage review: ‘Jacques Brel’ lives again in PICT’s fresh new adaptation

By Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PICT Classic Theatre’s “Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” — or to the point, “living in Pittsburgh,” as director Alan Stanford said in his opening-night remarks Saturday — struck a chord with audiences before a note of music was played. The originally scheduled run of… Read more »

Fan Fare Flash!

John Altdorfer, Trib Total Media ‘PLEAS’ING THE COURT: Who knew that former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, Helen Hanna Casey and Dan Onorato would one day be channeling their inner Shakespeare for a civil court of state and federal judges? Their portrayals of Prospero, Ariel, and Caliban from “The Tempest” were the centerpiece if PICT’s UnCommon… Read more »

UnCommon Shakespeare

The Pittsburgh Stage Online Magazine Dinner and a show were on the menu at the Duquesne Club last Thursday night as PICT Classic Theatre hosted its second annual Court of UnCommon Pleas fundraiser. The show did not feature the normal cast of actors, but in their place were executives, lawyers and even former Pennsylvania Governor… Read more »

The Stars Are Cast for PICT’s UnCommon Pleas: An Evening of Legal Theatrical Entertainment

Former Governor Tom Corbett as Prospero Former County Executive Dan Onorato as Caliban CEO and President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Helen Hanna Casey as Ariel Pittsburgh, PA – February 18, 2015. A storm is brewing in Pittsburgh as PICT Classic Theatre sets the stage for its second annual UnCommon Pleas. The event will… Read more »

For the Tree to Drop is a breath-taking world premiere by a Pittsburgh playwright.

PICT kicks off its 2015 Season in a new venue. Pittsburgh, PA, January 23, 2015- It’s a new year, and PICT Classic Theatre opens its nineteenth season out of the gate with a world-premiere, For the Tree to Drop, written by celebrated local actress Lissa Brennan. Part of PICT’s brand-new Downtown Series, it is no… Read more »