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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

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

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

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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