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Opinion | Every TV show should have a musical episode

Opinion | Every TV show should have a musical episode

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist October 7, 2020
There are days when nothing can make me feel a genuine human emotion, with the exception of one single phenomenon, and that phenomenon is musical episodes of television shows.
 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s production of “Mean Girls” will run through Nov. 3 at The Benedum Center for Performing Arts.

“Mean Girls” musical fetches laughs at the Benedum Center

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor October 30, 2019
Generating tons of merch, inside jokes and a place in film history as arguably one of the best teen movies of the early aughts, “Mean Girls” finally got the musical makeover treatment and came to Pittsburgh Tuesday night.
Ben Levi Ross (center) in “Dear Evan Hansen.”

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ brings Pittsburgh audiences to tears

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer May 22, 2019
Recent popular media has taken a closer look at mental health and mental illness. The 2017 Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” focuses on the reasons a high school teenager took her own life, while “BoJack Horseman,” another Netflix original show, centers on a celebrity horse that copes with addiction and depression.
Pitt students rehearse for the Musical Theatre Club’s production of “Legally Blonde” Thursday in the Charity Randall Theatre. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Musical Theatre Club gears up for Legally Blonde

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer April 12, 2018

Chloe Torrence circled a group of actors and singers onstage at the Charity Randall Theatre, kicking off her normal weeknight routine. “Starting tonight, you cannot call ‘line’ anymore,” Torrence...

Sarah Fling, a junior, delivers an animated portrayal of Miss Hannigan in the Musical Theatre Club's production of

All in a day’s work: Students prepare ‘Annie’ in 24 hours

Maddie Dillen ventured into the theater on Friday night with a mixed look of confusion and excitement as she searched for a few familiar faces. Having attended only one meeting so far for the Musical...

New production creates variation in timeless musical

New production creates variation in timeless musical

By Deen van Meer January 15, 2013

Photos by Deen van Meer / Courtesy of Trust Arts

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