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Thursday, January 3, 2019

What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Jan. 3-6 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It’s not the busiest weekend, that’s for sure, but we do have “Hamilton.” 

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

CIRCLE THE DATE: Big things to look forward to in 2019 by Scott Mervis and Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

An early look at concerts, festivals, plays, movies and more coming in Pittsburgh next year. 

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

First Night Pittsburgh celebrates 25 years with more than 100 activities by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Here’s the complete schedule for New Year’s Eve Downtown.

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Monday, December 24, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Learn 'Hamilton' dance steps at PBT by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Excellence in Theatre Education Award submissions are being accepted and the song “I Believe in Father Christmas” has a quirky history.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Theater notes: Public's 'Irving Berlin'; CLO's 'Carol'; Bricolage's 'Die Hard N'at,' August WIlson and more by Sharon Eberson and Christopher Rawson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It’s Christmastime on Downtown stages, while Pittsburgh honors a New Orleans company for completing the American Century Cycle.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

2018 Post-Gazette Performer of the Year: Wilsonian Warrior Wali Jamal by Sharon Eberson and Christopher Rawson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh actor this year became the only person in the world known to have performed in all 11 of August Wilson’s plays.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Behind the Curtain: 'Tis the season for Point Park Conservatory Dance, 'A Christmas Carol' and classical crossover by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The conservatory dance company was the university’s first to perform in the new theater. 

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Mozartian precision is all about the strings by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In other arts news, January is National Choreography Month, and Broadway’s “Harry Potter” is keeping a Carnegie Mellon grad busy.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

David Suchet headlines 2019 PG London theater tour by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Arthur Miller’s “The Price” and Laura Wade’s “Home, I’m Darling” are among the plays that are part of the tour.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Broadway banks a big week by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Broadway shows had a lot to be thankful for over the Thanksgiving week. Plus, a look at “Great” classical music and new open dance studios.

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Art as medicine and a bassoonist returns home to the Hill by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the UK, the British Health Secretary has proposed a measure that would allow physicians to prescribe dance or singing lessons as therapy.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Celebrate Christmas and the holidays at these Pittsburgh hot spots by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Here’s what’s happening in Pittsburgh during the holidays.

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Monday, November 19, 2018
Monday, November 12, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Point Park Playhouse to develop new works by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Women choreographers’ works are being staged and 3D violins are being explored.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Behind the curtain: Dance community tries to help in aftermath of Tree of Life mass shootings by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bodiography, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater School and the DANA Movement Ensemble all are doing their part.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Behind the curtain: Chinese choreographer Yabin Wang’s 'Moon Opera' makes its U.S. debut by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Also, concert hall fisticuffs and playwrights with Pittsburgh ties are the talk of the city’s arts scene this week.

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Equality (or a lack of it) is still a problem in classical music and ballet by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gender equity is still an issue in orchestras and racial diversity is still an issue in ballet.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Pittsburghers learn to tap dance and musicians strike in Chicago by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A tap dance fest, a Chicago orchestra’s strike and a feature film TV pilot are discussed in this week’s column.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Behind the curtain: Research links movement and music to the mind by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rhythmic movements — walking down the road, riding a bicycle. etc. — happen in movements at about one to three times per second. 

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Film fest, RADical Days and more by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The sixth annual ReelAbilities Pittsburgh Film Festival and RAD Days continue, along with lots of Halloween festivities.

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From puppets to Phantoms, there's more to Halloween than pumpkins by Maria Sciullo and Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There are grown-up diversions to be found around Pittsburgh this October

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Tony nominee Eva Noblezada arrives at Trust Cabaret 'Direct From London' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The “Miss Saigon” star got her big break as a teen at the Jimmy Awards in 2013.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Halloween Haunts and Parties by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There’s a scare for every taste and horror tolerance level this Halloween season.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Behind the Curtain: #MeToo in the orchestra world; Carnegie Mellon to premiere commissioned work by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Misconduct investigations hit orchestras in Cleveland and New York. 

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Filmed musical 'An American in Paris' leaps into local cinemas; Kyle Abraham's new piece for New York City Ballet by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The filmed musical will be screened at the Carnegie Science Center and Mr. Abraham’s work can be seen at Lincoln Center in New York.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Behind the Curtain: Point Park dance ranks No. 5 on annual OnStage list by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A who’s who of local artistic directors gathers for a roundtable organized by the new Pittsburgh Public Theater leader Marya Sea Kaminski.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Behind the Curtain with the Post-Gazette Arts Critics by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Post-Gazette launches Behind the Curtain, a new newsletter discussing events and issues in the performing arts world.

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#SEENInTheCity: Bingo O'Malley Day and Cindystock by Sharon Eberson and Patricia Sheridan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Check out even more great events happening around the city in the online-only portion of #SEEN!

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Aug. 9-12 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steel City Con, Rod Stewart, Smokey Robinson, DreamOn Festival, Cafe Racer show and more. 

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Pittsburgh Musical Theater names new conservatory director by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Resident artist and educator Brady Patsy takes over for Jennifer Lybarger, who will continue to teach at the West End conservatory.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

PG's Summer Showplane to Canada is bound for the Shaw Festival by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Post-Gazette announces its traditional September Shaw Festival trip. 

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