Throughline Theatre Company is a Pittsburgh-based theatre company. Established in 2009 by recent college graduates from Catawba College, the company's mission is to "focus on the past, its impact on the present, and what it holds for the future." The company produces classical plays, contemporary plays, and new works, with each season centered on a theme; each season includes four plays. Throughline Theatre has held productions at the Seton Center in Brookline as well as the Grey Box Theatre in Lawrenceville.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. As of 2017, a population of 305,704 lives within the city limits, making it the 63rd-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,353,045 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania, and the 26th-largest in the U.S.
Catawba College is a private, coeducational college in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. Founded in 1851 by the North Carolina Classis of the Reformed Church in Newton, the college adopted its name from its county of origin, Catawba County, before moving to its current home of Salisbury in 1925. Catawba College still holds loose ties with the successor to the Reformed Church, the United Church of Christ, and offers over 70 undergraduate degrees.
Brookline is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States.
Theatre in Pittsburgh
KeyBank Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, United States, 25 miles west of Pittsburgh. The venue holds approximately 23,000 fans: 7,100 in a reserved-seating, open-air pavilion and an additional 16,000 on a general-admission lawn. It is owned and operated by Live Nation.
Mike Stout is an American labor supporter, social activist and rock guitar player and protest singer, who lives in Pittsburgh, United States. He is also known as the "World's Grievance Man."
The Lupus Center of Excellence at West Penn Allegheny Health System, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a comprehensive care center and regional referral center for the treatment and study of lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and related disease.
The Strand Theater is a performing arts, film and community center in the borough of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
Andrea Fitting, Ph.D., is the first female director of Parkvale Bank, the sixth-largest bank headquartered in the Pittsburgh region and the 26th-largest public company in Pennsylvania. She is serving her fourth term in this capacity. Fitting is founder and CEO of Fitting Group, a branding agency headquartered in Pittsburgh.
Knot Feeder was a math rock band from Pittsburgh featuring ex-members of Don Caballero, Tabula Rasa, and Southpaw. The band consisted of guitarist Mike Banfield, drummer Rob Spagiare, guitarist Andrew Grossmann (ex-Tabula), and bassist Andy Curl (ex-Southpaw). They recorded a CD with J. Robbins in 2007, which was released on January 24, 2009 at The Smiling Moose.
Julie Bologna is an American television meteorologist. Bologna was with WFAA in Dallas, Texas from April 7, 2012, to April 12, 2015, prior to which she was the chief meteorologist for WPXI in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania until 2011.
The 2009–10 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 2009–10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their Head Coach was Jamie Dixon, who was in his 7th year as head coach at Pittsburgh and 11th overall at the University. The team played its home games in the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and were members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 25–9, 13–5 in Big East play and lost in the quarterfinals of the 2010 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. They received an at–large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 3 seed in the West Region. They defeated 14 seed Oakland in the first round before losing to 6 seed and AP No. 25 Xavier in the second round.
Kuhn's Quality Foods Markets is a family-owned chain of grocery stores located in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area of the United States.
Joshua Elijah Reese is an American actor.
Quantum Theatre is a professional theatre company that produces experimental productions in non-traditional performance spaces around the Pittsburgh area. Founded in 1990 by Karla Boos, current Artistic Director, the company aims to incorporate influences from world culture and the international theatre scene. Additional staff members include Stewart Urist, Managing Director, and Teresa Trich, Director of Operations.
No Name Players is a professional theatre company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 2000 by Don DiGiulio at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, the theatre company began as a creative outlet for DiGiulio and his classmates to hone their craft outside of college-related performance opportunities. It has since evolved to become an important part of Pittsburgh's theatre scene, establishing its presence in 2004 with a production of Charles Mee's Big Love, which was recognized as one of the Top Ten Plays of 2004 by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The company's mission is to "present unique and challenging theatrical productions by both new and established playwrights with an emphasis on the collaborative nature of theatre through ensemble." It is notable for its "SWAN Day" celebration, which is an annual theatrical event that features short plays and other performance pieces that are created primarily by women, in connection with the international holiday SWAN Day which occurs on the last Saturday of Women's History Month. The company has no performance space of its own but has used performance spaces around Pittsburgh, including Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, Bricolage Production Company, and the Grey Box Theatre. It has received attention from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Out Online, and Pittsburgh City Paper.
Saint Vincent Summer Theatre is a professional theatre company that is associated with Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1969 by Father Tom Devereux, O.S.B., the company was originally composed entirely of St. Vincent students putting together a six-show season. The company grew in popularity over the years and eventually joined Actors' Equity Association in 1985. Joe Reilly was the artistic director of the theatre for many years, and after his death in 2009, his daughter Colleen Reilly succeeded him as Artistic Director. Father Bonaventure Curtis, O.S.B., has served as Executive Director and Executive Producer of the Theatre since 2009. Since 2014, the Artistic Director is Gregg Brandt. The company has employed many prominent actors from the nearby Pittsburgh theatre scene, as well as professional actors from New York City. Among prominent actors, television and film actor Stuart Pankin has acted in many productions with the company.
Theatre in Pittsburgh has existed professionally since the early 1800s and has continued to expand, having emerged as an important cultural force in the city over the past several decades.
Organic Theater Pittsburgh is a theatre company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is the first theatre company in Pittsburgh to focus on being "eco-friendly." Founded in 2011 by Jaime Slavinsky, the company's mission is to create an "organic theatre product" through "a unique rehearsal process based on improvisation" and "relying on Earth-friendly, recycled, and sustainable materials & partnering with local artists, merchants, and environmental organizations." The company's first performance, a production of Sarah Ruhl's Dead Man's Cell Phone, was held in ModernFormations on Penn Avenue in July 2011. The organic theme of the company was reinforced by reducing ticket prices for audience members who brought in a used cell phone to recycle. The company has been reviewed in such publications as Broadway World, Out Online, Pittsburgh Magazine, and Pittsburgh City Paper. Organic Theater Pittsburgh uses prominent actors from Pittsburgh's theatre scene. Jaime Slavinsky received recognition in the Post-Gazette's "Performer of the Year" article for her leading performance as Jean in the company's inaugural production of Dead Man's Cell Phone.
Cup-A-Jo Productions is a theatre company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Established in 2004 by Joanna Lowe, the company's mission is to "further new & established works in an effort to focus on the artist by tackling a variety of subjects, exploring non-traditional venues & styles, & mixing theatre with film, dance, music & poetry." The company has produced established contemporary and classic plays, such as Medea, No Exit, A Thurber Carnival, and Hospitality Suite, as well as original works such as Life and Other One-Man Shows. Cup-A-Jo Productions has also produced original one-act plays in conjunction with the Pittsburgh New Works Festival. The company has held productions in numerous venues throughout the Pittsburgh area, including Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, Garfield Artworks, and the University of Pittsburgh Studio Theatre.
Nathan Earnest Harper is the former Chief of the Pittsburgh Police, a position he held from October 31, 2006, to February 20, 2013. Prior to this appointment he was the long-time "Assistant Chief in Charge" of the Investigations Branch. He is Pittsburgh's third African-American Chief of Police.
Theatre Sans Serif is a theatre company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded by Andrew Huntley in 2009, the theatre company's mission is to "produce classical and new works, in innovative and widely ranging styles" and to "foster collaboration between arts organizations." The company has produced a wide variety of events in different locations, including a reading of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol at the Calvary Methodist Church in Allegheny, readings of diaries and letters of World War II soldiers at the Soldiers and Sailors National Military Museum and Memorial in Oakland, a 24-hour theatre event presented as part of Pittsburgh's First Night events at the Trust Arts Education Center in downtown Pittsburgh, and an exhibition featuring sculptures inspired by children's war toys at the Spinning Plates Gallery.
The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is a botanical garden in Settler's Cabin Park in the Pittsburgh suburbs of Collier Township and North Fayette Township, United States.
Peter Paul Walsh was a longtime Pittsburgh Police leader, who served as Pittsburgh Police Chief from the spring of 1926 until April 15, 1933. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh and was a steel mill worker before joining the police force in 1898. In 1903 he was promoted to lieutenant and then captain, achieving the rank of inspector in 1907 and commissioner in 1914. From 1920 until 1926 he worked in the private sector as chief of security for the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company. He was the father of nine.