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Ruckus goes wild

Ruckus goes wild

By Rachel Saula, For The Pitt News

January 21, 2019

In G24 of the Cathedral, students gathered in Hawaiian shirts and safari hats for an evening with the improv troupe Ruckus.

‘Hamilton’ leaves Pittsburgh audiences speechless

‘Hamilton’ leaves Pittsburgh audiences speechless

By Alex Dolinger, For The Pitt News

January 6, 2019

The musical “Hamilton” is easily the most popular Broadway musical at the moment, with every show of the Pittsburgh stop on its tour sold out.

‘The Last Five Years’ makes the most of a small cast

‘The Last Five Years’ makes the most of a small cast

By Apoorva Kethidi, For The Pitt News

November 15, 2018

The musical “The Last Five Years” opened on Nov. 14 and will continue in the Studio Theatre til Nov. 18. The show is entirely student run.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is something special with student efforts

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is something special with student efforts

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

The students in “Much Ado About Nothing” managed to memorize their lines for the very first day of rehearsal in order to grapple with the Shakespearean lines.

‘Rocky Horror’ survives cancellation scare to please fans and performers

‘Rocky Horror’ survives cancellation scare to please fans and performers

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

October 30, 2018

Students in the Engineering Council’s production of “Rocky Horror” were devastated when they were told the show was cancel. However, with some luck, the show was brought back to the stage.

‘Pitt Tonight’ hosts ‘Collegiates and Comedians’ stand-up show

‘Pitt Tonight’ hosts ‘Collegiates and Comedians’ stand-up show

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

Nordy’s Place hosted plenty of comedians and laughs on Wednesday night with the monthly stand-up show “Collegiates and Comedians.”

Pitt Stages brings ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ to life with ‘She Kills Monsters’

Pitt Stages brings ‘Dungeons and Dragons’ to life with ‘She Kills Monsters’

By Sarah Gross and Wanyan Ma

October 8, 2018

“Dungeons and Dragons” is a term that has become synonymous with nerd-dom. Pitt Stages took on this concept by putting on the play “She Kills Monsters.”

Redeye Theatre Project packs Studio Theatre

Redeye Theatre Project packs Studio Theatre

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

This weekend, students at the University of Pittsburgh put on six plays. Each of these plays were casted, written, rehearsed and performed all within 24 hours.

Shakespearean plays take over Pittsburgh parks

Shakespearean plays take over Pittsburgh parks

By Madeline Gavatorta, Staff Writer

September 3, 2018

On Sept. 2, fans of Shakespearean drama lined the lawn at Frick Park for a special performance of the classic comedy "Two Gentleman of Verona."

Enchantment runs rampant at the Benedum Center in Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

Enchantment runs rampant at the Benedum Center in Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018

The North American tour of Disney's hit Broadway musical "Aladdin" delighted a Pittsburgh audience on Aug. 23.

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