The Vivant Vault

Reviews & Features

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.

‘Burgh Vivant’s growing network of contributors brings you their reviews and features of Pittsburgh’s cultural events, performances, restaurants, and more! See the video highlights here, or follow the links to “The Full Martini” for a fabulous full-length edition of each review, uncensored and uncut. Have a review of your own? Give us your critiques in the comments section!

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 »

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