Macbeth
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
"Something wicked this way comes," says one witch as Macbeth approaches. As Macbeth's ambition grows, fueled by the prophecies of the three witches, he and his Lady begin a campaign of devastation and death to secure the throne of Scotland. How far will they go to satisfy the blossoming wickedness in their hearts? If you enjoy Game of Thrones, Macbeth will thrill you. Alan Stanford directs Shakespeare's shortest tragedy.
Date: 10/09/2014 -          10/25/2014
Time: various
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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Great Expectations
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
A woman hell-bent on revenge on all men snares Pip, a kindhearted boy, in her wicked web, with the beautiful Estella as bait. Pip is stuck fast in Miss Havisham's web of love and deceit–will he become a gentleman and win the love of Estella? Dickens' classic novel has been adapted by Hugh Leonard with the best parts of Pip's adventure. Like A Christmas Carol, this play brims with unusual characters–a perfect family entertainment to end the year. Alan Stanford directs.
Date: 12/04/2014 -          12/20/2014
Time: various
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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For the Tree to Drop
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
Written by PICT veteran and celebrated local actress, Lissa Brennan, this piece is a vivid and shocking reminder of the injustices of slavery. In a world where ownership of the body does not include ownership of the soul, Estella exercises one of her “little freedoms” and holds a vigil for the sake of her brother’s dignity. Set in the antebellum South, this compact piece chronicles a young African-American who is both slave and sister. This beautiful, tragic world premiere launches PICT’s new Downtown Series.
Date: 02/19/9015 -          02/25/9015

Location: Trust Arts Education Center, 807 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
The poignant, passionate and profound songs of Belgian songwriter Jacques Brel are vividly brought to life in this intense musical experience. Master of the chanson, Brel's legendary, romantic works (recorded by Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and others) are brimming with European sophistication, and the sheer poetry of his songs supports many layers of interpretation, giving each production new and unexpected meaning.
Date: 04/29/9015 -          05/09/9015

Location: Trust Arts Education Center, 807 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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How the Other Half Loves
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
Three couples. Two houses. One stage. Like PICT’s 2012 production of House and Garden, How the Other Half Loves is a classic farce by Alan Ayckbourn, the genius of English theatre. With all the complexities and confusions that every great comedy offers, we have a mixture of saints and sinners in a series of nefarious relationships. Experience humor at its finest as two dinner parties on different nights occur simultaneously, while all along the audience knows the secret that is causing the commotion.
Date: 05/28/9015 -          06/13/9015
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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Sharon’s Grave
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
Trouble is brewing as Donal Conlee takes to his deathbed. His lonely daughter must fight for her land and protect her brother against the scheming of their malignant cousin. This story of land-lust, mystery and folklore is a classic tale, set against the rugged North Atlantic coastline of Ireland in the 1960s. One of Ireland’s foremost storytellers, John B. Keane, weaves the tale of this Conlee family feud together with the mythical story of a beautiful Celtic princess, who meets an untimely end.
Date: 07/16/9015 -          08/08/9015
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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Saint Joan
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
The heroine of France, the Roman Catholic Saint and one of history's most significant females takes center stage in this "tragedy without villains." Joan of Arc was so much more than a simple French farm girl who saves her country and crowns a King, and George Bernard Shaw presents his interpretation of her life based on the manuscripts from her trial. He lays bare the very ideas of nationalism, protest and the freedom fighter. Who was Saint Joan? That is for you to decide.
Date: 09/03/9015 -          09/19/9015
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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The Tempest
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
Shakespeare's enchanted isle is less than enchanting to those brought there by storm and sea. Conjured up by the magician Prospero and his spirit-servant, the storm brings him Kings, Princes and old grievances. Upon his guests' unceremonious arrival, in a perfect mixture of comedy and pathos, old wounds are healed and young love prospers in this brave new world. One of the Bard’s last works, this play is rich in language and beauty, and is perfect for audiences of any age.
Date: 10/08/9015 -          10/24/9015
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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Oliver Twist
Presented by: PICT Classic Theatre
This family-friendly adaptation of Dickens' novel was created for the Gate Theatre of Dublin by PICT's Alan Stanford. Set against the backdrop of a dark and grimy Victorian London, Oliver Twist is orphaned and lost in a world of criminals and tarts and held in the clutches of an avaricious old man. With his life in danger, a saint of unusual pedigree finally brings all to right. In one of the most famous stories of all time, the young and innocent are brought face to face with some of the worst sinners in London, but the result is an understanding of salvation and happiness.
Date: 12/03/9015 -          12/19/9015
Stephen Foster Memorial Pittsburgh, PA
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