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Julius Caesar: The Politics of Power

Julis Caesar: The Politics of Power

JULIUS CAESAR: The Politics of Power Hosted by Alan Stanford January 15, 2021 | 2pm LIVE on YouTube CLICK HERE TO STREAM The first session of our 2021 Webinar Series! Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare’s finest plays. It follows actual history to a far greater degree than many of the other History plays. But… Read more »

Cocoa With the Cast – Live on Zoom!

opening night graphic A christmas Carol PICT

Join us for a Virtual Opening Night Party with the cast of PICT’s new radio drama, A Christmas Carol! COCOA WITH THE CAST WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 | 7:30PM LIVE ON ZOOM TICKETS: $25 – Event and ticket to A Christmas Carol $5 – Event only PURCHASE TICKETS HERE Join members of the cast and creative team… Read more »

The Worlds of Charles Dickens

OUR FINAL WEBINAR OF 2020 THE WORLDS OF CHARLES DICKENS Hosted By Alan Stanford December 11, 2020 | 2pm REGISTER HERE Tolstoy thought Charles Dickens to be “the greatest of all storytellers.” His classic novels, including David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol have not only delighted readers for more than 150… Read more »

Theatre Superstitions: A PICT Webinar

THEATRE SUPERSTITIONS A PICT Educates Webinar December 4, 2020 | 2pm REGISTER HERE As one of the oldest art forms, it is no surprise that the theatre has gathered its own array of odd practices. What is a ghostlight? Why should you avoid whistling backstage? Why do we only refer to Macbeth as “The Scottish… Read more »

Anatomy of a Shakespeare Play: TWELFTH NIGHT!

Anatomy of a Shakespeare Play: TWELFTH NIGHT November 20 & 27, 2020 | 2pm REGISTER HERE Journey through Shakespeare’s joyous comdey in this free, two-part webinar series hosted by Alan Stanford! William Shakespeare wrote Twelfth Night as an entertainment to be performed on that particular post-Christmas celebration, probably in 1602. But the play has nothing to do… Read more »

The Craft of Critique with Sharon Eberson

THE CRAFT OF CRITIQUE: An Interview with Sharon Eberson November 6, 2020 | 2pm REGISTER HERE Over the past 25 weeks, we have analyzed the plays and playwrights that populate the world of classic theatre. This week we’ll examine the art of analysis in journalism and the craft of theatre critque. We are thrilled to… Read more »

Gothic Horror: October 23 & 30

  GOTHIC HORROR October 23 & 30, 2020 | 2pm REGISTER HERE “From ghosties and ghoulies and long-legged beasties, Lord deliver us…” Tales of horror that we thrill to read and which excite our darkest fears: our next webinar series will feature Dracula, Dorian Gray, and more!. Join us for two 60-minute lectures exploring the… Read more »

PICT Announces 24th Season!

PICT Classic Theatre has announced its 2020-2021 Season.   Adapting to the limitations of COVID-19, PICT will present a collection of three plays beginning in March 2021 crossing three different artistic experiences, preceded by a stand-alone holiday event in December 2020. “Though the theater doors have been closed and the ghostlights have been on, that does… Read more »

FINDING FRIEL with Matt Torney – October 16th

FINDING FRIEL Hosted By Matt Torney and Alan Stanford Friday, October 16, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm FREE – REGISTER HERE We are back to Ireland this week with a look into the life and work of Brian Friel. Friel was an Irish dramatist, short story writer and founder of the Field Day Theatre Company and is considered one… Read more »


PICT ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR 2020 RADIO DRAMA SERIES PICT is now seeking AEA and NON-UNION Actors who excel in dialects for our 2020 Radio Drama Series: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Oscar Wilde’s Fairy Tales, and A Christmas Carol. We are particularly seeking actors who can use vocal variety to portray… Read more »