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: TWELFTH NIGHT, Prime Stage Theatre

Lonnie the Theater Lady sits down for a cocktail with ‘Burgh Vivant host Brian Edward to discuss Prime Stage Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT, directed by Andy Kirtland. For tickets and more information, visit

Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Off The Wall Productions

“A great treat for the holiday season” – Tonight, ‘Burgh Vivants Lonnie the Theatre Lady and Brian Edward discuss the Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, performed by Mark Coffin, produced by Off The Wall Productions, at Carnegie Stage through December 15th, 2018. For tickets and more information, visit  


TONIGHT: perspectives from two young actors at the beginning of their careers – Jacob Epstein and Caroline Lucas performing in PICT Classic Theatre’s production of THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, directed and adapted for the stage from the writings of Charles Dickens by Alan Stanford, performing at WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio through December 15th, 2018.  For… Read more »

Review: GUYS & DOLLS, Stage 62

TONIGHT: A guy and a doll review GUYS & DOLLS at Stage 62, directed by Seth Laidlaw, performing through November 17, 2018 at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie. For tickets and more information, visit Photos: Friedman Wagner-Dobler of Image 42.