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  • News Q&A with Anthony Williams

    December 9, 2015

    Yona Harvey, assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, sat down to talk with Anthony Williams about his performance for the New Hazlett Theater Community Supported Art Performance Series, Loving Black. Anthony Williams on Loving Black “If I was telling on somebody, I had to sing a song to tell.” Loving Black implies two […]

  • Coverage and Posts Ben Opie Premieres Concerto for Orkestra

    May 1, 2014

    Ben Opie premieres Concerto for Orkestra, his first long-form composition by Mike Shanley “I wanted to do something big, and this was the idea that seemed like the best opportunity.” Ain’t it nifty? Ben Opie marks 50 with a concerto. As Ben Opie’s 50th birthday was on the horizon last year, he started thinking about a […]

  • Coverage and Posts REVIEW: ‘A Steady Rain’ is a Gritty, Gripping Tale

    February 16, 2014

    By Alice T. Carter, Tribune Review Seven weeks into the new year, this is going to sound premature: two of the most powerful performances you are likely to experience on a Pittsburgh stage this year are taking place right now at The New Hazlett Theater on the North Side. Two dynamic Pittsburgh actors — David Whalen […]

  • Coverage and Posts CORNINGWORKS: Recipes as Metaphor for Life

    January 8, 2014

    by Steve Sucato, Pittsburgh City Paper While life doesn’t come with an instruction manual, the wisdom of those who have come before us is supposed to offer guidance. But what if some of that wisdom — those recipes for happiness, success and fulfillment — turn out to be nothing more than clichés passed from generation to […]

  • News Post Gazette’s Best of 2013

    December 19, 2013

    Three of the New Hazlett’s shows made the PG’s best of lists this year, including barebones, the Festival of Firsts, and CORNINGWORKS. Best of 2013: Theater By Christopher Rawson Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Theater is live, in the moment. But good theater also has a half-life in reflection and memory. As we celebrate excellence in our annual […]