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“The Guard” is Surprisingly Powerful, Dark.

When shuffling into the welcoming arms of City Theater’s production of Jessica Dickey’s “The Guard,” I wasn’t sure what to expect. From the title, it lead me to believe I was about to partake in a comedic play about art, and the touching of it. I was surrounded by familiar faces, many other reviewers looking at a simplistically exquisite set courtesy of Narelle Sissons, mirroring the imagery of what I see on a weekly basis during my travels around…

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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 as a man, falls in love with her master, Duke Orsino, all the while, the Duke is smitten with Countess Olivia (Gretchen Egolf), who subsequently falls for Viola (Dressed…

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PPT’s Capote Consortium is TRU-ly Amazing

“TRU”, starring Eddie Korbich, written by Jay Presson Allen, and directed by the esteemed artistic director of the Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Ted Pappas, has taken flight on the Public’s stage. The one-man-show transports theater-goers into Truman Capote’s apartment, circa 1975. Capote, an accomplished writer since the age of 11, is best known for his novel, “In Cold Blood”, which details the real-life events of a Kansas family who was murdered in 1959, and the novella, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, which…

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