Pittsburgh Playwrights

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 ›

King Hedley II

Seeing a play at August Wilson’s actual home is beyond a privilege.  It is absolutely necessary as someone who is in Pittsburgh and loves theatre to indulge in this experience!  It is exceptionally fascinating.  The literal setting adds a depth… Read More ›

In the Heat of the Night

Based on the award-winning novel by John Ball, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company opened a new adaptation of In The Heat Of The Night on February 2nd. After the story had found life through film and television, playwright Matt Pelfrey was… Read More ›

Winter Preview 2017

A letter from the Editor: Our dearest readers, Winter is only 24 days away and we’re already dashing through Christmas decorations and Cyber Monday sales as 2108 creeps up on us. 2017 has gone fast and we at Pittsburgh in… Read More ›

Findings

This is not a review of the world premiere of Arlene Weiner’s play Findings produced by the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company. This is a “re-view”. What’s the difference? In Findings, running now at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, we repeatedly witness… Read More ›

Seven Guitars

First things first. Pittsburgh-born playwright August Wilson’s Seven Guitars matters now. So, get a ticket, go up to the house where his family lived on The Hill. Sit in the yard and hear the voices of mid-20th century America echoing… Read More ›