Posts Categorized: Show Notes

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 »

The Timeless Themes (and New Twists) of ROMEO AND JULIET

              by Alan Stanford, PICT’s Artistic and Executive Director, and Director of the 2017-2018 Season opener ROMEO AND JULIET. Romeo and Juliet are both very modern teenagers. They have been very modern for the four hundred or so years since Shakespeare first put them down on paper. And from… Read more »

Oliver Bios

Please scroll down for all cast and crew bios. Oliver Twist– Cast Bios Karen Baum (Nancy) is honored to be a PICT Associate Artist after being a featured artist in 2014.  PICT credits: Rita in Educating Rita, Trassie Conlee in Sharon’s Grave, Mary Detweiler in How the Other Half Loves, Clarissa in the world premiere of Lissa Brennan’s… Read more »

Further Reading from Carnegie Library

  There’s so much to explore in the world of Oliver Twist. You might want to listen to a reading of the book; or perhaps watch one of the many adaptations on film. How about exploring the story from a different character’s point of view? Or learning more about Dickens himself—from the workhouse that was… Read more »