Support for Pittsburgh venues that bear August Wilson's name have resonance to words the playwright spoke 20 years ago about arts funding.
Spoleto Festival went all out for a new production of Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” focusing on the opera’s distinct South Carolina roots.
Theater notes: Broadway shuffle includes closing dates for 'Shuffle Along,' 'An American in Paris' and 'Fun Home'
Pittsburgh connections abound in the comings and goings of shows in New York.
The Chick Corea Trio, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performance and the WYEP Summer Music Festival all scheduled for the coming weekend.
Cirque du Soleil performers give children a first-hand look at the alien elegance of the “Na’vi.”
Comedian, actor and “Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood Jr. will be performing at the Byham Theater on Friday.
A cast plucked from the national tour brings heart to the popular Kander-Ebb-Fosse musical about women who murder.
Kenny Blake jazz, author Theresa Brown, Third Coast Percussion and more are on tap this week.
Inspired by the movie “Avatar,” the arena show “Toruk — The First Flight” soars into Consol Energy Center this weekend.
Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving “Hamilton” and performances with the original cast will be filmed before his departure.
The growing online service BroadwayHD was live backstage at the Tony Awards and previously streamed the off-Broadway show “Daddy Long Legs.
The actor-singer-host with the distinctive baritone is known for his roles as Billy Flynn on stage and J. Peterman on screen.
Performers, R&B singers, rappers, poets and painters will all be part of the program.
Kim El’s new play, “Of Nine Tales,” will be produced by the national Fade to Black Play Festival in Houston.
A somber tone also infused the ceremony at New York’s Beacon Theatre in the wake of the events at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
Leslie Odom Jr. and Renee Elise Goldsberry win best actor and featured actress at 70th Tony Awards Sunday night.
Yoko Suzuki jazz, a Noah Bendix-Balgley klezmer concerto, Jay Mohr comedy and more are on tap this week.
Costumes, set pieces and prosthetic makeup from the live television production will go on display at the August Wilson Center in September.
With 16 nominations, the Founding Fathers musical is a safe bet in almost every musical theater category.
On Sunday, seven dance presentations from local artists will fill two stages on Sixth and Tenth streets.
The adults-only play “Venus in Fur” at the O’Reilly Theater provides a showcase for two game actors.
Director Liesl Tommy finds herself the only female among 10 candidates honored with Tony nominations
Greer Reed’s youth ensemble will debut at festival Saturday with an excerpt from “Let My People Go.”
Downtown is boppin’ this weekend with the Three Rivers Arts Festival and Pittsburgh Pride events.
Admission to Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre’s annual festival of six one-act plays is free this year.
The national touring company of the hit musical provides a showcase for talented preteen performers.
Touching play by John Henry Redwood at the Carnegie Library, Homewood, has no shortage of reasons to smile.
Author Nancy Moses, jazz by Joe Bad Project and the Tania Grubbs Quartet and more are on tap this week.
The little-known musical finished on top at the awards ceremony for high school musical theater among 28 Allegheny County schools.
Director/dancer Pearlann Porter and musician/poet John Lambert will bring movement and exploration to Strawberry Way on Friday.
Admission to Pittsburgh Playwrights’ annual festival of one-act plays is free this year.
The sexy comic thriller is the company’s season finale, which runs through June 26 at the Downtown O’Reilly Theater.
While “The Lion” roars on the South Side theater’s Mainstage, Momentum 16 will present readings of five works June 2-5.
Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei, comedic impersonator Frank Caliendo, “Cowboy Shakespeare” and more ...
The Roald Dahl musical provides a honey of a role for the former “Degrassi” actress.
The stand-up comedian and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star will speak to the Jewish Association on Aging on Thursday at the Heinz History Center.
Pittsburgh CAPA wins 10 Kellys and Marnie Quick and Chartiers Valley’s Devin Moore take top acting awards Saturday at the Benedum Center.
A cast of four delivers Hitchcockian high jinks in the fast-paced play at the Cabaret at Theater Square.
The Post-Gazette’s Critics Choice motorcoach tour to Canada, July 19-23, includes a selection of seven performances.
Lots of Memorial Day activities, Sandcastle opens and Rapper Curren$y hits town.
Director Rachel Stevens and music director Deana Muro team to lead the musical at the New Hazlett Theater.
The comedian started a three-night run of six shows on Tuesday night at Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall.
In 1916, a huge audience gathered for outdoor performances of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and other Elizabethan entertainment.
The Tony-winning star of “Fun Home” partners with Seth Rudetsky for a performance at the Cabaret at Theater Square.
“The Shakespeare Show” at Cinemark, JazzLive presents Salsamba, Undercroft Opera reimagines Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” and more ...
Actor Charles David Richards will perform his one-act play Sunday in North Park.
A duo out of Point Park plays dozens of roles in the CLO Cabaret production of the comedic homage to Hitchcock films.
“Yes, You Can Dance” classes help with motor skills, exercise and socialization.
The Post-Gazette’s Summer Times section for 2016 details everything you need to see and do around Pittsburgh this season.
Alice Cooper hits town, and so does Chris Isaak, and at another venue the Milk Carton Kids perform..