The Summer Company

Heathers the Musical

The Summer Company production of  Heathers: The Musical opened to a sold-out audience at Duquesne University’s Genesius Theatre on June 26th.  From the moment the Big Fun Band begins their jam to the final bows, it is evident the cast,… Read More ›

Go Back for Murder

The Summer Company presents Agatha Christie’s Go Back for Murder, an unusual take on the traditional murder mystery. What could be more exciting than family secrets, intrigue, suspense, romance and seduction? The story begins as a young English woman from… Read More ›

Clue: The Musical

Clue: The Musical is an interactive musical is based on the popular board game of the same name. The plot revolves around solving the murder of Mr. Boddy at his mansion that is occupied by several possible suspects; Mrs. Peacock,… Read More ›

Summer Preview 2017

A Letter from the Editor, I would like to wish a happy unofficial start of summer to our marvelous readers! Because of you, we made it through another year here at Pittsburgh in the Round! As a special treat, we’ve… Read More ›

A History of the American Film

There is a certain, almost ineffable, quality of striking mimesis that courses through the entirety of The Summer Company’s staging of Christopher Durang’s 1978 bizarrely (at times even baroquely) satirical piece A History of the American Film that gives the… Read More ›

Come Back, Little Sheba

This show is magnificent.  It’s heartbreaking in the best way.  Cathartic gold, Midwestern tea.  It’s chock full of that Kansas-grade, square-state repression: a good device to wind up on stage like a spring-loaded-toy and let loose just as the third… Read More ›