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‘Six a breast’: an exploration into the absurdities of womanhood

‘Six a breast’: an exploration into the absurdities of womanhood

By Connor Wurst / For The Pitt News

September 13, 2017


Filed under Culture, Theater, Top Stories

A woman — illuminated by a single spotlight and clad in a bathrobe, a towel wrapped around her head and a pale green face mask — stands alone on stage and releases an enraged scream. The opening scene of CorningWorks’ fall 2017 production “six a breast” launched a theater full of Pittsbur...

PITT ARTS enters 20th year of affordable access to the arts

PITT ARTS enters 20th year of affordable access to the arts

By Marissa Perino / Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under Culture

Occupying the penthouse floor of the William Pitt Union, the PITT ARTS office is ready for another year of Pittsburgh culture and entertainment. Freshly printed neon flyers are scattered on the coffee table and the lineup for the upcoming school year is pencilled on the calendar. A division of Student Affairs,...

Pitt Arts decorates student life with culture and class

Pitt Arts decorates student life with culture and class

By Chang Zuo / For The Pitt News

May 28, 2015


Filed under Art, Culture, Food & Drink, Movies, Music, Theater

For Pitt student Stephanie Liang, one of her most memorable experiences at Pitt Arts was watching a 4D play. As an audience member, she and other students got up on stage and  followed the actors of “Tamara” at Quantum Theater while they watched scenes unfold.“It showed me how far people can pu...

Welcome Back: PITT ARTS develops lasting bond with Pittsburgh’s art scene

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

August 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

When Maggie Wayne, a senior at Pitt majoring in business, started attending Pitt Arts events, her reaction to the program’s offerings was one that has become fairly standard.“I honestly can’t believe that we have it here at Pitt,” Wayne said, expressing her surprise at a program she sometimes ...

Welcome Back: For University of Pittsburgh Stages, a change in name, not values

By John Lavanga - A&E Editor

August 18, 2013


Filed under Archives

The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theater has developed a knack for putting on plays that pose a challenge to all involved — audience included. So it is no surprise that this semester’s lineup is aimed at keeping this run of evocative plays going, though possibly under a different name.Acco...

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