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“Mean Girls” musical fetches laughs at the Benedum Center

 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s production of “Mean Girls” will run through Nov. 3 at The Benedum Center for Performing Arts.

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.

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ brings Pittsburgh audiences to tears

Ben Levi Ross (center) in “Dear Evan Hansen.”

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.

Musical Theatre Club gears up for Legally Blonde

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)

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 said. “We start tech rehearsals soon, so you should know your lines by now.” The junior theatre arts ...

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

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

By Caroline Bourque and Salina Pressimone | The Pitt News Staff

September 11, 2017

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 Theatre Club, she didn’t know what to expect, but she was ready to find out. “It’s a kin...

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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