Dateline Hollywood, 1946: RKO Pictures releases the Frank Capra comedy/drama It's a Wonderful Life. Though initially a box-office disappointment, this story about a man learning the impact he's had on others will become, according to the American Film Institute, the "Most Inspiring Movie" of all time.
The Bricolage Production Company opened its premier of It’s a Wonderful Life, part of the Midnight Radio series, to a sold out house on Thursday evening. Most people are familiar with the story of George Bailey and his guardian angel, second class; before the show, the audience members could be heard talking about their love for the movie, Jimmy Stewart and the memories built around watching the movie with
I’ll take the tweet seats any time – especially if I can enjoy the local arts scene while using my phone with full-on permission of the folks in charge.
Could this be a hit today: a tale tapping into the wish-fulfillment of practically every American teenager to trash the high school, the town and everybody who ever crossed him/her? Alas, in this century, children have been arrested for voicing or even suggesting such a fantasy.
Stephen King's “Carrie” gets yet another life as the season opener for Bricolage Production Company's “Midnight Radio” series.
You may already know “Carrie” from Stephen King's 1974 thriller, director Brian DePalma's 1976 movie or the 2013 remake. Maybe you bought tickets to one of the 21 performances of the now-legendary 1988 Broadway musical or the reworked version that played off-Broadway in 2012. You may even have met it as the unauthorized spoof “Scarrie! The Musical.”
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From the folks who brought you the massive Downtown theater event known as "STRATA" comes "OJO," a world premiere immersive theater experience billed as "the next generation of travel."
Most people spend their lives striving for certainty. Not so with artists, says Jeffrey Carpenter, artistic director of Bricolage Productions. Asked by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to produce an immersive theater work for the Three Rivers Arts Festival, the adventuresome troupe createdOJO, a show meant to suggest the artist's metaphorical journey of creation.