News

Welcome to Pittsburgh CLO's News section.

In this area, you'll find articles chronicling all aspects of Pittsburgh CLO, from our Summer Season and year-round Cabaret Theater productions, to our involvement with the development of new musicals and the continued educational and community outreach that have made this organization a bedrock of the city for more than 70 years.

"Actor who survived cancer ready for Pittsburgh CLO's 'Toxic Avenger'"
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 22, 2016

SOUTH PACIFIC Opens August 5 at Pittsburgh CLO
Broadway World, July 26, 2016

South Pacific Logo 

Aida
Pittsburgh in the Round, August 1, 2016

Mark Evans in Pittsburgh CLO's production of Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA

 

Emmy Raver-Lampman in Pittsburgh CLO's Aida

Pittsburgh CLO's 'Aida' musical stands out
The Tribune-Review, July 20, 2016 

Emmy Raver-Lampman plays Aida in Pittsburgh CLO's production of Elton John's Aida

Elton John's Aida coming to Pittsburgh
The Exponent Telegram, July 21, 2016

Elton John's Aida to come to Pittsburgh CLO

Shrek the Musical at Pittsburgh CLO
Pittsburgh City Paper, July 20, 2016

Benjamin Howes and cast in Pittsburgh CLO's SHREK THE MUSICAL

BWW Review: DAMN YANKEES a Hit Out of The Park
Broadway World, July 7, 2016 

Damn Yankees now playing at the Benedum Center through July 10.

Shrek the Musical Logo 

Cast brings a lot of heart, talent in 'Damn Yankees'
Beaver County Times, July 6, 2016

Gloria and the Washington Senators singing

Damn Yankees
Pittsburgh in the Round, July 6, 2016

Damn Yankees Logo

The dashing and versatile John O'Hurley
Herald-Standard, June 23, 2016

John O'Hurley in Pittsburgh CLO's CHICAGO

The 39 Steps at CLO Cabaret
Pittsburgh City Paper, June 8, 2016

Luke Halferty (left) and Quinn Patrick Shannon in The 39 Steps at CLO Cabaret

Stage review: 'Matilda' brings girl power to the Benedum
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 6, 2016

Cast of Matilda The Musical

Fanfare: Pittsburgh CLO Guild Ball
The Tribune-Review, June 5, 2016

The Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera's Guild Ball took place June 4 in the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh hotel, Downtown. The annual ball is a fundraiser for the CLO's education and outreach programs.

CLO Gala held at Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Hotel
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 4, 2016

From left, Jared Roberts, Dayne Board and Jeff Gordi perform during the CLO Gala

Stage preview: "Matilda the Musical" plays Benedum Center
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 29, 2016

Original Cast of Matilda the Musical

Obama Academy actress captures third Kelly Award
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 28, 2016

Best Actress winner Marnie Quick

"39 Steps" - Silly, Wacky, Yet Dazzlingly Entertaining
Pittsburgh Owl Scribe, May 27, 2016

Allan Snyder in The 39 Steps

Stage prievew: A comedic '39 Steps' delights
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 20, 2016

Luke Halferty and Quinn Patrick Shannon in The 39 Steps

BWW Review: Comedy Prevails in Pittsburgh CLO's FIRST DATE
BroadwayWorld.com, February 29, 2016

Stage review: CLO Cabaret and 'First Date' make a perfect match
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 22, 2016

CLO Cabaret’s First Date
Pittsburgh City Paper, February 17, 2016

Fresh, more intimate 'First Date' to debut in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 3, 2016

CLO to stage ‘First Date’
Weirton Daily Times, December 24, 2015

ALTAR BOYZ Extends Into January at CLO Cabaret
BroadwayWorld.com, October 29, 2015

CLO summer season to include 'Matilda,' 'Chicago'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 24, 2015

ALTAR BOYZ Sanctify Comedy at CLO Cabaret
BroadwayWorld.com, October 12, 2015

Stage review: When it comes to praise for 'Altar Boyz,' raise it
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 7, 2015

Review: Pittsburgh CLO's Energetic 'Altar Boyz' supplies good time
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 5, 2015

KC native, 'Altar Boyz' star earns 'Equity' in Pittsburgh
Herald-Standard, September 24, 2015
 

SF native stars in CLO’s “Altar Boyz”
Almanac, September 24, 2015

Meet CLO Cabaret's Altar Boyz
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 23, 2015

'Kinky Boots' opening-night after party
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 10, 2015

Pittsburgh come alive at 'Kinky Boots' after party

Stage preview: ‘Cinderella' engages ever after
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 9, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette previews 'Cinderella'

'Cinderella' dress drive seeks fairy godmothers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 9, 2015

'Cinderella' collaboration allows you to be a fairy godmother

 

 

 

 

Pittsburgh CLO's 2015 ensemble and cast members cut loose in late-night cabaret
Community Voices from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 2, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO ensemble perform in late-night cabaret

Stage preview: Billy Porter comes home as star of 'Kinky Boots'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 2, 2015

Post-Gazette Stage Preview: 'Kinky Boots'

Just in Love with Love
PghStage.com, July 26, 2015

Pittsburgh Stage Review: The Wedding Singer

A Bad Mother (Shut your mouth)
PghStage.com, July 10, 2015

Review of CLO's Gypsy

Stage review: CLO's 'Gypsy' a timeless joy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 11, 2015

Gypsy is a timeless joy!

Canon-McMillan grad starring in CLO production
Washington Observer-Reporter, July 3, 2015

Canon-McMillan local starring in Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women


Meet the Man Who Makes Pittsburgh's Stages Truly Shine
Pittsburgh-Magazine, June 19, 2015
 

The Famous Polish Lighting Designer

Pet Tales: Yorkie puppy appears in CLO's 'Mary Poppins'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 13, 2015

Yorkie in CLO's Mary Poppins

Review – Mary Poppins
Bethany Hensel, June 11, 2015

Review of Mary Poppins