As part of the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts, Quantum Theatre’s ambitious, immersive World Premiere production of Chatterton, opened at the Trinity Cathedral in downtown Pittsburgh September 14.
Adapted by Karla Boos from Peter Ackroyd’s critically acclaimed novel by the same name (“A tour de force, a brilliant novel.” –USA Today), Chatterton ‘s intertwined stories take place over three centuries. For clarity, I will present these in a time-linear fashion, which may not be the way individual audiences member see them. More about that later.
By George Hoover, Pittsburgh in the Round