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CLO’s Pump Boys and Dinettes is Kitchy Fun

Pump Boys and Dinettes, a musical comedy written by Jim Wann and Mark Hardwick in the late 70's, opened at the CLO, bringing a light-hearted repertoire of melodies to a mixed bag of theater and non-theater folk. The wide-spanning show follows slack-jawed gas station attendants (Pump Boys) and spit-fire waitresses

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Twelfth Night T’was A Masterpiece

Pittsburgh Public Theater recently welcomed William Shakespeare's comedy, Twelfth Night, to The O'Reilly Theater. Written in the 1600's, the play follows the topsy-turvy and intertwining narratives of Viola (Carly Street) and Sebastian (Max Rosenak), twins separated in a shipwreck, who take on various paths to realization. Viola, who disguises herself

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Double Threat: Second Cast of Jekyll and Hyde Delights, Inspires.

Twenty-Five years ago, Pittsburgh Musical Theater (PMT) opened its doors to a city that was still cultivating its arts scene. Now, the second largest arts community in the nation, only second to New York, Pittsburgh offers a diverse palette of theater, visual arts, dance, and other mediums. Also within those

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PMT’s Jekyll and Hyde is a Dark Labyrinth of Fantastic

Pittsburgh Musical Theater kicked off their 25th anniversary season with a conservatory-lead production of the famed horror drama musical, Jekyll and Hyde. The story follows Dr. Henry Jekyll as he fights public approval to create a formula to separate evil tendencies from the human personality. While his intentions were noble,

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Yinz Musicals. An interview with Steve Cuden

Steve Cuden, a native Pittsburgher, has worked in Hollywood as an animation writer for two decades, penning episodes for popular series like X-Men, Batman, and Iron Man . He has directed, produced, and recently started teaching screenwriting at Point Park University. Cuden recently visited PMT to meet with the students

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PMT’s Season Finale, “Grease”, Brings Classic Love Story to The Stage

Pittsburgh Musical Theater will close out its "Magical Movie Season" with their rendition of the Jim Jacobs classic musical, "Grease". Broadway's 15th longest running show, which made its debut in 1971, follows ten Chicago high schoolers through the rigors of life, love, politics, tight jeans, and unabashed dancing. Under the

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