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Pappas bids The Public adieu with ‘Hamlet’

Pappas bids The Public adieu with ‘Hamlet’

By Jon Kunitsky | For The Pitt News

May 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Theater, Top Stories

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...

‘Pantagleize’: Quantum Theatre’s latest unorthodox production

‘Pantagleize’: Quantum Theatre’s latest unorthodox production

By Allison Latzko / Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


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A dilapidated and vast office building that’s falling apart might not seem like an ideal place to stage an uprising, but Quantum Theatre’s latest production, “Pantagleize,” nonetheless utilizes such a space.“Pantagleize”  — which runs from April 11 to 27 —  is a humorous play about revol...

The Tragedy of Agamemnon, with a modern flourish

The Tragedy of Agamemnon, with a modern flourish

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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The story goes that Agamemnon came home from fighting in the Trojan War only to find his wife plotting his demise.So much for a hero’s welcome.The classic Greek tragedy evokes themes of war, justice and loss —  universal issues that transcend all of modern history.Following Ted Hughes’ contemporary...

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