Just a couple weeks ago, when rehearsal swung into full swing, Lisa Jackson-Schebetta decided to throw together a little musical inspiration for her team... [body]
I am so compelled by how hard these people fight, every one of them. The dramaturges brought in some wonderful image research. We are not setting the play in the 1890s London but we are informed by the 1890s London. [body]
I’ll admit that when I heard that Pitt was going to produce was Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, I was apprehensive… [body]
Last week, three of the cast members of Sweeney Todd took a trip to Ron Smith's Barber Shop in downtown Pittsburgh to experience a straight razor shave first hand... [body]
There’s no denying that theatre is hard work, and sometimes you can get so caught up in the challenge of producing art that you forget why you do it in the first place: because you love it. [body]
Mark Twain once said, “Clothes make the man.” I say, “Perhaps, but its Man that makes the clothes look GREAT.” Mark Twain’s quotation was better. Be that as it may, what does this have to do with Sweeney Todd? [body]
By its opening night on Friday, November 3rd, Pitt Rep’s production of Sweeney Todd will be a well-oiled entertainment machine. Until then, follow us “behind the scenes” as we join the cast and production team on their journey. [body]
Welcome to a new season full of daring collaborations and exciting new works. [body]
The BEST pies in Pittsburgh. In honor of our production of Sweeney Todd, three Pitt Rep students teach you how to make an authentic English meat pie. [body]