Posts Tagged: Review

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 »

Acting shines in slow-burning ‘Woman and Scarecrow’

Karen Baum and Nike Doukas in Marina Carr's Woman and Scarecrow at PICT Classic Theatre. Photo by Connor Mulvaney

By Bob Hoover, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PICT’s resident Irishman Alan Stanford plants a thick swath of peat for his theater company’s latest production, “Woman and Scarecrow,” by fellow Hibernian Marina Carr. The play fans the smoky fuel of the island’s favorite subjects – motherhood and death – into a slow-burning drama (145 minutes) of intense passions… Read more »

Pict’s ‘Woman’ shows strength in characters

Karen Baum and Nike Doukas in Marina Carr's Woman and Scarecrow at PICT Classic Theatre. Photo by Jasmine Goldband.

  By Alice Carter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A woman is dying. That’s exactly what she does 21⁄2 hours later in Pict Classic Theatre’s production of Marina Carr’s “Woman and Scarecrow.” Over the course of two acts, Woman and the mysterious Scarecrow go over events in Woman’s life — regrets for things done and undone, concern for her… Read more »