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Seeing live, local theater is a piece of ‘The Cake’

Pittsburgh Public Theater’s online production of “The Cake” streams Thursday at 7 p.m. on PPT’s website and Facebook page.

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor

June 2, 2020

A small town bakery becomes a battleground for marriage equality as family ties, religious identity and progressive values clash in the latest comedy from Pittsburgh Public Theater.

Pappas bids The Public adieu with ‘Hamlet’

The Gravedigger, Tony Bingham, shows Hamlet, Matthew Amendt, Yorick's skull in Act V, Scene 1 of Pittsburgh Public Theater's production of Hamlet. (Photo courtesy of Michael Henninger)

By Jon Kunitsky | For The Pitt News

May 16, 2018

The audience poured an avalanche of applause over the cast of Pittsburgh Public Theater’s production of “Hamlet” following its opening performance April 19 — uproarious cheering, whistling and standing ovations galore. But I did not stand, and instead left the theater feeling indifferent and...

Pittsburgh Public Theater opens season with “Anne Frank”

By Alessandra Roberto / for The Pitt News

September 22, 2015

After every rehearsal of “The Diary of Anne Frank,” actress Remy Zaken goes home and sobs as she tries to reestablishment the distance between herself and the famous holocaust victim. With May 8 marking the 70th anniversary of the Nazi regime, Frank’s diary remains one of the most moving remi...

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