Posts Categorized: In the News

Pygmalion: May 21

PYGMALION = OR = WHAT WE THINK WE WANT A PICT Educates Webinar Hosted by Alan Stanford Friday, May 21, 2021 2pm ET Live on YouTube WATCH HERE Pygmalion is arguably George Bernard Shaw’s most popular and enduring play, thanks in part to the Broadway musical and movie My Fair Lady. But beyond that it… Read more »

The Harlem Renaissance with Tomé Cousin

THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE A Two-Part Series Hosted by Tomé Cousin Live on YouTube at 2pm ET May 14, 2021 | Part I | Watch Here May 28, 2021 | Part II | Watch Here Early 20th Century Harlem was an historic time of Black culture, art, literature, and social change in America. Learn about the… Read more »

HENRIK IBSEN: The Man From the Far North

HENRIK IBSEN: The Man From the Far North A Conversation with Martin Giles & Alan Stanford Friday, April 30, 2021 LIVE on YouTube at 2pm ET! WATCH HERE One of the most significant playwrights of the late 19th century was a gentleman from the most northern part of Europe. Henrik Ibsen had an enormous effect… Read more »

Ghost in the Play – April 23

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GHOST IN THE PLAY A PICT Educates webinar hosted by Alan Stanford Friday, April 23, 2021 2pm ET – Live on YouTube! WATCH HERE One of the more interesting ways that a writer can advance the effect a character has over the plot of a play is to let them die. But not just die… Read more »

Hamlet in His Own Words: March 26-April 16

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HAMLET IN HIS OWN WORDS A Four Part Series with Alan Stanford March 26-April 16, 2021 | 2pm ET* *Please note – the US went through Daylight Savings Time on March 14, which may effect the live broadcast time for our International viewers. MARCH 26 | Part 1: All Those Soliloquies | Watch Here APRIL… Read more »

PLAYING THE ALLEY: March 19

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PLAYING THE ALLEY Designing the Unconventional Space with Johnmichael Bohach March 19, 2021 | 2pm ET WATCH HERE In 2016-2017, PICT spent a full season at the Union Project in Pittsburgh: a converted church with no formal playing area. Due to the shape of the old sanctuary, we presented the full season in the rarely… Read more »

The Evolution of The Stage: March 12

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE STAGE The History of Theatrical Spaces with Alan Stanford MARCH 12, 2021 | 2pm ET WATCH HERE Over the two and a half thousand years since theatre was formally structured, the shape and function of the acting area, or ‘stage’ has altered in many ways. Such alteration was caused by everything… Read more »

Building the Picture – March 5!

BUILDING THE PICTURE Direction & Scenic Design with Alan Stanford Friday, March 5, 2021 | 2pm Live on YouTube WATCH NOW When planning any production for the stage, one of the earliest decisions every director must make is what it will look like. The entire practice and purpose of scenic design is to offer the… Read more »

SAMUEL BECKETT: Fun & Games

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SAMUEL BECKETT: Fun & Games Hosted By Hazel Carr Leroy and Alan Stanford February 19 & 26, 2021 Live on YouTube at 2pm ET     February 19, 2021 | Part I: Waiting for Godot |  WATCH HERE February 26, 2021 | Part II: Endgame  |  WATCH HERE Over the nest two weeks, we are… Read more »

Oscar Wilde & The Importance of Being Earnest

OSCAR WILDE & THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST A Two-Part Webinar Series hosted By Alan Stanford February 5 & 12, 2021 Live on Youtube: 2pm EST BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  Join Alan Stanford for another in-depth look at the inspirations and motivations of Oscar Wilde, through the lens of his most famous work, The Importance of… Read more »