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She's so bad, shes good.

She's so bad, shes good.

Posted by Annie Tomak on September 16, 2014 in

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Temperley, tells the true story of an eccentric socialite who became famous for her certainty that she was a great soprano, despite her apparent lack of talent. 

A two-show day at the Playhouse (Photo Journal)

Posted by Laura on November 22, 2013 in Conservatory Theatre Company Current Students

Senior stage manager, Nik Nemec, thought it would be cool to treat us to a view of a two-show day during the run of Hecuba with the Conservatory Theatre Company. Even though there’s a tragedy going onstage, the cast and crew backstage seem to have a pretty good time.

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A two-show day at the Playhouse (Photo Journal)

Posted by Laura on November 22, 2013 in Conservatory Theatre Company Current Students

Senior stage manager, Nik Nemec, thought it would be cool to treat us to a view of a two-show day during the run of Hecuba with the Conservatory Theatre Company. Even though there’s a tragedy going onstage, the cast and crew backstage seem to have a pretty good time.

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What does a stage manager DO exactly?

What does a stage manager DO exactly?

Posted by Laura on November 21, 2013 in Conservatory Theatre Company Current Students Pittsburgh Playhouse Shows

You always see that title in the program and you've seen their name on the lobby title board. You’ve probably even seen a stage manager at the Playhouse, running around with a headset on and a clipboard in hand, looking pretty important. So what does a stage manager DO exactly? 

All My Sons: Universal Themes and American Theatre

All My Sons: Universal Themes and American Theatre

Posted by Ramesh on September 05, 2013 in The REP

The importance of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons to theatre in the United States and worldwide cannot be ignored. When Miller began writing this play – the inspiration for Joe Keller’s crime came from a true story that occurred during World War II – his career as a playwright was in doubt. His first and only play produced on Broadway, The Man Who Had All the Luck, had been a failure, lasting only four performances in November 1944.

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