Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

An overview of the theatre scene in Pittsburgh.

The Boomerang Effect
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The Boomerang Effect

9 June 2012

Cory Tamler suggests innovation in the conversation with, to, and how playwrights create will spur development in  Pittsburgh’s new works theatre scene.

Theater for Change
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Theater for Change

8 June 2012

Tami Dixon talks about her company, Bricolage, and how theater can begin important conversations in predominantly-white Pittsburgh.

A landscape picture of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh

Land of Reinvention

7 June 2012

Dennis Schebetta talks about being a newcomer to Pittsburgh, and the city's history of reinventing and reviving itself.

Interview with Matt Morrow
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Interview with Matt Morrow

7 June 2012

Matt Morrow, the new Associate Artistic Director of City Theatre, talks about his work with City Theatre, what excites him about new writers, and his recent return to Pittsburgh.

A contemporary building.
Blessed Doors, Opened
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Blessed Doors, Opened

a Theater Life in Pittsburgh

6 June 2012

Pittsburgh is where Tameka Cage-Conley, a nonfiction writer and poet, to become a playwright. She is pursuing the stories of her location to raise questions about the American landscape.

A portrait of Karla Boos.
Making Work
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Making Work

4 June 2012

Karla Boos discusses theatre in Pittsburgh, and the relationship between playwrights and directors.

Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh

4 June 2012

Playwright Tammy Ryan describes the theatrical and artistic landscape of Pittsburg, and argues for the city to more fully embrace Pittsburgh's local playwrights.

 

Putting Performance into the City
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Putting Performance into the City

30 May 2012

The creation of Our City, a performance night based in civic duties, reminds us to keep the connection of art and civic life as they both feed each other.

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