Production Archives

Shelby Wilson becomes a Resident Advisor because it will look good on her resume, but a racially charged incident on campus has set student against student, and it's up to Shelby to mediate. With compassion and a deep understanding of the issues at play, Baltimore tackles the complexities of racism...
Can you use "syzygy" in a sentence? Putnam Valley Middle School is hosting their 25th annual spelling bee competition, and there's a quirky cast of characters on either side of the microphone. Like word pronouncer Douglas Panch, returning to the Bee after a long hiatus due to a mysterious incident...
Claude, Sheila, and Berger are a trio of unlikely friends: an Oklahoma farm hand on his own for the first time ever, an upper-middle class debutante, and a freewheeling hippie living in Central Park. Together, they are swept up in the counter-culture movement of the '60s. But love and politics...
The time: 1905. The place: New York City. Esther is a black seamstress living in a boarding house and making her way by sewing intimate apparel for wealthy white patrons and poor prostitutes alike. Her skills are in high demand, but her plans for the future are challenged by love and society. Can...
A rhinoceros suddenly appears in a small town, tramping through its peaceful streets. Soon there are two, then three, until the “movement” is universal: a transformation of average citizens into beasts, as they learn to move with the times. In Rhinoceros, Ionesco startles audiences with a world...
Special guest director Victoria Rhoades, of the prestigious Shakespeare & Company, brings the Bard's most popular comedy to the University of Pittsburgh Stages.  When four friends find themselves lost in the woods on the eve of an important wedding, they discover that love is more than just a...
Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday, and everyone at school is talking about it.  The problem is, Chloe can’t remember anything about that night. Set in an American mid-west high school and inspired by current events, Good Kids explores the very public aftermath of a sex...
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama A lonely adoptee in Japan, a donut-addicted IRS agent, haiku-spouting reclusive guru, and two blood cousins from North Philly’s barrio. This motley crew gathers in an internet chatroom to share life's fragile successes and help weather its bleak...
On the shores of California, four members of the dysfunctional Tate clan desperately try to hold onto their failing farm. Weston struggles with alcoholism and debt while his wife, Ella, dreams of an exotic escape. Meanwhile son, Wesley, and daughter, Emma, make plans of their own. This Obie Award-...
In this sexy new translation of the Spanish golden age classic, Lope de Vega's romantic comedy of class and desire sizzles to life. Set in luxurious 17th century Naples, a strong-minded countess discovers her handsome secretary seducing her favorite lady in waiting. Fueled by jealousy, she weaves...
Richard McMillan made a name for himself in the 1980s as a keystone member of the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival.  During his time on the stage, Rick set new standards of excellence in acting that endeared him to Pittsburgh audiences. For some time now, Rick has been fighting serious cancer of...
See the full program here. Avenue Q's cast of puppets, politically incorrect lyrics, and hilarious upending of children's television laughed its way into three Tony awards. Now, Bria Walker brings this Broadway hit to the University of Pittsburgh Stages.  Follow recent graduate, Princeton, as he...
Sara arrives in New York on a fellowship to teach third grade in the Bronx and befriends Callie, a NY native. As their lives intermingle, romance builds to one fateful kiss on a park bench in the middle of the night.  The fallout of that single kiss reverberates through Sara and Callie's lives,...