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 – THE CHALK LINE, Attack Theatre

Lonnie the Theatre Lady stops by for a cocktail and a discussion of THE CHALK LINE now playing at Attack Theatre through November 16th at Attack’s Spring Way Studio.  Listen to “The Full Martini” – the complete interview, unedited in podcast to hear chalk techniques to disarm your foes, tales from Lonnie’s fabled history in… Read more »

Review – PARLOUR SONG, Quantum Theatre (11/1 – 11/24)

Get the “Buzz” from Buzzelli on PARLOUR SONG the latest show from Quantum Theatre, running now through November 24th, directed by Martin Giles, starring Cameron Knight, Brendan McMahon, and Sarah Silk.  For more delicious details, listen to “The Full Martini” – the complete, unedited interview in audio podcast, and receive an exclusive rendition of the… Read more »

F.J. HARTLAND – Playwright

He’s been called “Pittsburgh’s Playwright.”  His works have been likened to a particular dessert with a particular surprise inside (you’ll have to watch to find out what exactly, though we welcome your creative culinary guesses).  He’s also known as a director and actor, and he’s the latest addition to ‘Burgh Vivant’s roster of sassy, classy… Read more »

Review – ROCKY HORROR SHOW, Brisbane Management Group (10/16-10/31)

It’s that time of year again: Pumpkin flavored vodka and Rocky Horror.  ‘Burgh Vivant contributor Andy Coleman discusses a very original take on this cult classic, presented by Brisbane Management, and directed by Lisa Ann Goldsmith, with musical direction by Lisa Harrier.  We hope your leather dominatrix boots are made for walkin,’ because this particular… Read more »