Production Archives

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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...Read more >
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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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...Read more >
Good Kids
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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...Read more >
Water By the Spoonful
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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...Read more >
Curse of the Starving Class
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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...Read more >
Dog in the Manger
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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...Read more >
Avenue Q
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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...Read more >
Love Letters
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...Read more >
Stop Kiss
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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...Read more >
Shakespeare’s Lovers and Fighters: A Shakespeare-in-the-Schools Production