Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Hosted in the Rauh Theatre, the new series will feature readings of original plays and musicals not previously produced by local, regional and national playwrights. Six plays will be selected, assigned a professional director and cast with Conservatory of Performing Arts students. Each play will rehearse one to two weeks and will culminate in a public reading/discussion.
Friday, November 15, 2019
“The Conservatory Theatre company has been hard at work collaborating with our exceptional faculty, professional Playhouse staff and nationally-recognized guest artists to bring our stages to life,” said Steven Breese, artistic director, Pittsburgh Playhouse.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
“Our robust and consistent representation on Broadway stages reflects the superb training provided by our outstanding faculty, professional Playhouse staff and nationally-recognized guest artists," said Steven Breese, artistic director and dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Thirty-six B.F.A. acting and musical theatre majors will perform for casting agents, directors and producers at the annual Senior Showcase May 6 at The Theater Center in New York City.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
"It’s comforting and exciting to see Point Park fostering connections with professional theaters. It’s an example of the fact that training is working; script analysis, movement, and voice and speech are all pivotal to telling this story with justice," said Vanessa Vivas, theatre major.
Monday, January 21, 2019
The cast features Tony Award-winning actor and Broadway veteran Anthony Crivello as Santiago, David Cabot as Hemingway and 2018 B.F.A. in theatre alumnus Gabriel Florentino as Manolin. Simon Cummings, from Cello Fury, is creating and performing original music for the show.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Peter Matthew Smith, a former Point Park theatre major, and Edred Utomi made their Pittsburgh Playhouse debut hosting a Q&A with students. Smith is "King George III," and Utomi plays "Alexander Hamilton."
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Pop/rock singer, songwriter and pianist Allissa Logsdon, in collaboration with Pittsburgh rap and R&B artist Victor Gariseb, was selected by Pioneer Records as the latest artist to join the student-run record label.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
After 28 months of construction, the painstaking deconstruction and reconstruction of three historic-facades, and the unprecedented restoration of a 22 stained-glass-paneled ceiling from Pittsburgh’s historic Stock Exchange Building, the gleaming new Pittsburgh Playhouse is ready for its close-up.
Monday, May 14, 2018
Point Park University will open the doors to its brand new four-story, state-of-the art Pittsburgh Playhouse with a highly-anticipated season featuring Cabaret, Sunday in the Park with George and History Boys.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Fourteen acting and musical theatre students will represent the Conservatory of Performing Arts in the 2018 New York City Senior Showcase, held May 7 at the Westside Theatre - Downstairs.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Students heard inspiring stories from three female veterans at the "Wonder Women of World War II" on-campus event March 14, hosted by Point Park's history department and Honors program