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.

Review: SCAPINO, Kinetic Theatre Company

According to Lonnie the Theater Lady and ‘Burgh Vivant host Brian Edward, this Scapino is a Scapi-YES. SCAPINO, adapted by Jeffrey Binder, directed by Andrew Paul, continues through July 28, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit 

Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, The Theatre Factory

‘Burgh Vivant host Brian Edward downs a martini with The Theater Lady and discusses HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, by Lawrence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy, based on the film written by Daniel Waters, directed by Matt Mlynarski, and performing at The Theatre Factory through July 21, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit

ANNA ELDER – Soprano, Director of Development, Kamraton

Tonight’s guest is dynamic soprano Anna Elder discussing Kamraton and the group’s latest endeavor, HER HOLINESS: THE WINTERDOG, a new opera by Curtis Rumrill and Zachary Webber, premiering May 30 and 31, 2019 as part of the New Hazlett Theater’s CSA series. For tickets and more information, visit

Review: WE ARE AMONG US, City Theatre

“A masterpiece of intelligent theater,” is just one of the things Lonnie the Theater Lady is calling City Theatre’s production of WE ARE AMONG US, by Stephen Belber, performing through June 2, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit

Review: [BLANK], 12 Peers Theater

[BLANK] – What is it? How is it? Lonnie the Theater Lady dishes on this and then some tonight on ‘Burgh Vivant. [BLANK] by Nassim Soleimanpour, is produced by 12 Peers Theater and performs at the Richard E. Rauh Studio Theater at the Cathedral of Learning through May 19, 2019. For tickets and more information,… Read more »