The Vivant Vault

Welcome to the ‘Burgh Vivant archives. Here you can scroll through years of features and commentary on Pittsburgh arts & culture. Or search by keyword for segments on a particular company, organization, artist, restaurant, event, or performance.

A tip o’ the hat to MOTHERF***ER

– barebones productions has a tradition of doing new and edgy plays.  And they hold to that tradition with their current offering The Motherf**ker With the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgus. As evident from the title, the language is spicy, and this show is assuredly not for those easily offended. Motherf**ker is a love story. … Read more »

LEG UP! Express Burlesque entertains at Off The Wall

  – Sexy, alluring and energetic describe the dancers in Express Burlesque, the first production of the newly formed (January 2013) Red City Live Entertainment. The four young dancers are all beautiful in their scant, but tasteful costumes. Picture lots of sequins, fringe, ruffles and high heeled boots. Oo, la, la!! Jason Scattaregia, a gifted drummer, added live drum… Read more »

Point Park presents ‘The Alchemists’ Lab’

Show runs Dec. 10-15 in Rauh Theatre at Pittsburgh Playhouse PITTSBURGH – Point Park University presents an original, irreverent comedy, The Alchemists’ Lab, directed, written and devised by Gab Cody in collaboration with students of the Conservatory Theatre Company. Under the master tutelage of seriously funny playwright, filmmaker and storyteller, Gab Cody, Point Park students… Read more »

‘Burgh Vivant LIVE at Arcade Comedy Theater, Friday Nov. 15th

  ‘Burgh Vivant will film live on Friday, November 15th from Arcade Comedy Theater at 10pm, as a prelude to an evening performance of the short play HOTLINE, by Cheryl Navo, produced by Thoreau, NM. Over cocktails, Brian Edward, host of ‘Burgh Vivant, will interview Thoreau, NM Artistic Director Lance Eric-Skapura before a live audience… Read more »

“What do you mean I can’t take my champagne into the theater?”


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