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BWW Reviews: Love Lives and Dreams Die in JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS at PICT

by Greg Kerestan, Broadway World Pittsburgh   Jacques Brel is, despite the reassuring title, neither alive, nor well, nor living in Paris. The great Belgian singer-songwriter, so beloved in the 1960s and 1970s, died in 1978, and has been largely forgotten since. However, though you may not know him by name, you undoubtedly know his… Read more »

Review: JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS, PICT Classic Theatre

“A tightly run review…dramatically performed singing by four fantastic actors.” Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli recounts the music and the emotion of Brel’s greatest hits brought to life. See JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS by PICT Classic Theatre, extended through May 17, 2015: Click here to watch the ‘Burgh Vivant Video Review… Read more »

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 »

PICT offers affordable theatre classes starting Monday, May 4.

Register for classes now or scroll down for more information.   Pittsburgh, PA, April 20, 2015 – PICT Classic Theatre, now in its nineteenth season, is pleased to unveil a series of Adult Theatre Classes— its newest program under the PICT Educates banner. Aimed at connecting the PICT professional theatrical community with the Pittsburgh community… Read more »

“Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” comes to PICT and performances are selling out.

A cabaret-style revue concludes PICT’s new Downtown Series. Pittsburgh, PA, March 30, 2015 – It’s springtime, and PICT Classic Theatre blossoms with the musical revue, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, which has already sold out for two performances, and many more have only a handful of seats remaining. This cabaret-… 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 »