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Pitt Stage’s Marie Antionette wows with symbolism and decadence

 (Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Staff Illustrator)

By Amanda Reed | Contributing Editor

February 20, 2018

Pitt’s production of “Marie Antoinette” has everything needed to recall the history of its title character — chandeliers, a guillotine and plenty of wigs. But make no mistake — this is not a historical play, but a “meditation on excess,” as director Le’Mil Eiland notes in the program. After ...

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