Theater & Dance

 The new tree for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker" in progress. Unlike the former one, it's a drop-style tree that takes advantage of canvas panels that unfold for added height and drama.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre 'Nutcracker' to include new tree, fresh surprises

It’s become a tradition of sorts for artistic director Terrence Orr to freshen up his Pittsburgh-flavored “Nutcracker” from year to year.

about 1 hour ago

 The work of visual artist Natiq Jalil will be part of Holiday RAWk, presented by RAW: natural born artists Thursday at Mr. Smalls.

2Do this week, Nov. 29-Dec. 6: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Former PSO concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley will give a recital with pianist Orion Weiss on Monday at Carnegie Music Hall.

about 1 hour ago

 Mt. Lebanon native Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara made for one handsome couple at their Nov. 22 wedding. The bride documented the whole affair on Instagram.

5 Things We Are Loving This Week, Nov. 28, 2015

Newlyweds Joe Manganiello of Mt. Lebanon and Sofia Vergara are asking asking guests to make donations in lieu of wedding gifts.

1 day ago

 Laurie Klatscher, Alec Silberblatt and Siovhan Christensen during a preview of "Chickens in The Yard" by Hatch Arts Collective.

Stage review: Quantum gets quirky with 'Chickens in the Yard'

The play touches down in Lawrenceville with themes of acceptance and family, as it inaugurates the theater company’s New Voices program.

4 days ago

 The Village Theater Company board of directors announced that Carolina Pais-Barreto Beyers has been appointed executive director of the Sewickley-based nonprofit. The organization is building and operating the Vanguard Theater, a film art house and cultural venue.

Village Theater names executive director

The group is in the process of building the Vanguard Theater, slated to open in September 2016.

4 days ago

 Mark Milovats.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

A listing of weekend events

4 days ago

 Gabriel King, left, Patrick Jordan, Casey Cott and Brendan Griffin in barebones productions' "Small Engine Repair."

Stage review: Pals' reunion takes an outrageous turn in barebones play

Friends mix vulgarity with loyalty and a shocking agenda in “Small Engine Repair,” a presentation at the black box theater in Braddock.

5 days ago

 British actor and director Kenneth Branagh stars in "The Painkiller," part of the Post-Gazette Critic's Choice theater tour in London.

Kenneth Branagh headlines 2016 PG London Theater Trip

The 2016 Post-Gazette Critic's Choice theater tour heads to London March 6-13, when the daffodils and magnolias will be in bloom.

1 week ago

2Do this week, Nov. 22-28: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Legendary soul group the Dramatics headline the Donald Patterson Jr. Keeping Soul Music Alive Awards tonight.

1 week ago

 Ruben Graciani, chair of Point Park University's dance department.

Ruben Graciani settling in as head of Point Park dance department

Curriculum changes, community collaborations and choreographer commissions are just some of what he’s been up to in the past year.

1 week ago

High School Musicals

North Allegheny will sell show tickets online

A fee of $1 or $1.50 will be charged per ticket, regardless of whether the ticket is purchased online or at the box office.



PG Blogs: