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: CABARET, Little Lake Theatre


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Lonnie the Theater Lady and ‘Burgh Vivant host Brian Edward reminisce about the decadent Kit Kat Club over martinis and discuss CABARET at Little Lake Theatre through August 25th, directed by Art DeConciliis. For tickets and more information, visit www.littlelake.org. 

Review: LOOKING FOR VIOLETA, Quantum Theatre


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A “beautiful, moving, powerful world premiere” – Lonnie the Theater Lady talks Quantum Theatre’s LOOKING FOR VIOLETA, performing through August 25, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit www.quantumtheatre.com 

Review: BOEING BOEING, Little Lake Theatre Company


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The Theater Lady is back tonight, serving up the dish on BOEING BOEING, the farce so nice, they named it twice, performing at Little Lake Theatre Company through August 3, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit www.littlelake.org 

Review: SCAPINO, Kinetic Theatre Company


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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 www.kinetictheatre.org 

Review: HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, The Theatre Factory


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‘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 www.thetheatrefactory.org

Review: OKLAHOMA!, Pittsburgh CLO


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Lonnie the Theater Lady is on ‘Burgh Vivant tonight with her thoughts on Pittsburgh CLO’s production of Oklahoma! performing through June 30, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit www.pittsburghclo.org

Review: IT HAD TO BE YOU, South Park Theatre


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TONIGHT: Host Brian Edward on IT HAD TO BE YOU, performing at South Park Theatre through June 22, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit southparktheatre.com 

Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Little Lake Theater


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Lonnie the Theater Lady and Brian Edward discuss the “fine treatment of Oscar Wilde” that is Little Lake Theater’s production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, performing through June 22, 2019. For tickets and more information, visit www.littlelake.org.

ANNA ELDER – Soprano, Director of Development, Kamraton


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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 www.kamraton.org.