City Theatre

Andy Warhol (Jeffrey Emerson) nearly flips his fright wig when confronted by an ominous stranger.

A State-of-the-Art Two-Hander: City’s ‘Andy Warhol in Iran’

The seriocomedy at City Theatre uses just two characters, but they’re a handful.

A Hamlet Roast: ‘Fat Ham’ at City Theatre

Oh yes, it’s a Pulitzer winner. And ‘Fat Ham’ is ‘Hamlet’ like you’ve never seen it done.

a CMU grad

City Theatre’s ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’: All in Favor; Say “Aye!”

There can be no debate, ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ courts supreme laughter.  

Julia (Sarah Goeke) excites Abe’s (Resnick) alter ego.|Abe (Jed Resnick) and his wife Sophie (Allison Strickland) question the authenticity of a surprise email.

City’s ‘The Wanderers’ is Brilliant Theater

Anna Ziegler’s play examines Jewish married life from several different angles.

of course

November Theater Guide: ‘Hadestown’ + ‘Urinetown’ and More

Hot musicals highlight a rich and varied month in Pittsburgh theater.

Rafael advises badass Jason (Patrick Cannon

A Morality Play with Rhythm. And Sandwiches: ‘Clyde’s’ at City Theatre

Pittsburgh gets an unusual comedy-drama about prisons, moral principles, and food for the soul.

' treatment of Black persons remains the central issue

April ’22 Theater Guide: Spring Breakthrough

It’s a really big month in Pittsburgh live theater.

Pumpkin (Melva Graham)

City Theatre’s ‘Paradise Blue’: Chock-Full of Riveting Characters

‘Paradise Blue’ is a dramedy that uses a historical backdrop to explore African American life in good times and bad.

'Carmen' was considered too hot to touch

March Theater Guide: Mostly Modern 

Pittsburgh theater goes modern-and-contemporary this month, with plenty of shows by or about women.

Joseph Morales plays The Man. (Photo © Joan Marcus)

February Theater Guide: Lineup Is Spare But Looks Strong

In a theater schedule thinned by Omicron, Pittsburgh still has a good selection to choose from.

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