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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Observe the Sons explores disillusion with war, bond of brotherhood in World War I

‘Observe the Sons’ explores disillusion with war, bond of brotherhood in World War I

By Richard Koppenaal / Staff Writer September 3, 2014

For soldiers at war, the destructive forces that cause them to take arms often prove to be the glue that forms the strongest bonds.“Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme,” written by...

Woman and Scarecrow looks for humor in the end times

‘Woman and Scarecrow’ looks for humor in the end times

By Richard Koppenaal / Staff Writer July 8, 2014

In what would seem an unlikely setting for a comedy, “Woman and Scarecrow,” the latest production from the Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, tells the humorous story of a woman on her deathbed...

Waiting for Godot aims for humor over easy answers

‘Waiting for Godot’ aims for humor over easy answers

By Richard Koppenaal / Staff Writer June 3, 2014

While preparing for their performance of “Waiting for Godot,” director Aoife Spillane-Hinks and her cast often found that the best judge of quality was a 5 year old — the brother of a young actor...

A Skull in Connemara displays west Irelands dark humor

‘A Skull in Connemara’ displays west Ireland’s dark humor

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer September 12, 2013

There are parts of western Ireland that are stunningly beautiful, attracting the attention of tourists from around the world. Connemara is one of those exquisitely mystifying areas. But for the year-round...

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