Pitt Stages

She Kills Monsters

I was pretty stoked to get to see She Kills Monsters at Pitt last week, not because I’m into Dungeons & Dragons (never played it myself), but because I’m a huge geek and was excited at the prospect of bringing… Read More ›

Little Shop of Horrors

Give me a little murder with my musical. Cynicism with my choreography. Horror with my harmonies. Camp with my catastrophes! Give me Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s goofy, bizarre, touching, surprising modern morality play, Little Shop of Horrors. This 1980s… Read More ›

Our Town

Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town, marks the opening of the mainstage season for University of Pittsburgh Stages in the newly renovated Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre. Our Town is a deceptively easy play to produce, famously requiring… Read More ›


College campuses in America are a hotbed of cultural discourse. As they should be. However, unlike the last hundred years of existing as a space for entire generations to generate a stance on progressivism, collective academic discourse has become confusing…. Read More ›

Peter and the Starcatcher

How does one continue the timeless story of a boy who never grows up? Steven Spielberg’s Hook notwithstanding, the obvious answer to that question is to explore his past. And that’s just what Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson did in… Read More ›