Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre

Artist Spotlight: Ray Werner

The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company’s Ray Werner Play Festival opens TOMORROW, Thursday, November 8, and runs through December 2, 2018. Featuring five world premieres, Raphael’s Angels, SumiSami, Our Lady of Drubbleduffy, Christmas Tassel Bell, and The Stuttering Pig, RayFest caps… Read More ›

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

“1-2-You know what to do…” With Pittsburgh Playwright Theatre Company’s sterling reputation as the city’s premier interpreter of August Wilson’s work, one would think it’s as easy as counting to three for them to mount yet another searing and soulful… Read More ›

The Inspector General

Director Connor McCanlus’ deep experience as a comedian and improv artist shines in Throughline Theatre Company’s uproarious production of The Inspector General. McCanlus doesn’t limit the production to dialogue-driven humor. He is attuned to character and layers in well-timed physical… Read More ›

Ubu Roi

An air of solemnity and dire seriousness imbues the cramped theatre where Ubu Roi is staged. As you navigate your way to a seat, a severe woman brusquely urges you to get settled as quickly as possible, as her associates… Read More ›

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician Steve Martin explores the absurdity of genius and the inspiration for creativity in his first play, the zany and brain-teasing Picasso at the Lapin Agile, presented by the Throughline Theatre Company. Imagine that Pablo Picasso… Read More ›

Love, Love, Love

Playwright Mike Bartlett’s Love, Love, Love is damn fine theater, performed with great style, humor, pathos, bravery, and yes, love, by a damn fine ensemble, assembled and directed with intelligence and insight by Andrew Paul, producing artistic director of Kinetic… Read More ›