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The reason and madness of staging ‘King Lear’ at Carrie Furnaces site

By 2018-2019 Season, King Lear, Watch No Comments

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – “Reason in madness” seems the very definition of what Quantum Theatre does, so thanks, Shakespeare, for the quote. It happens to come from “King Lear,” which also is on point — Quantum’s latest adventure into the wilds of Pittsburgh is plucking down the epic tragedy amid the rusty ruins of the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark.

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Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts: Quantum Theatre

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Pittsburgh CrossCurrents – The Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts comes around once every five years and I’ve seen virtually everything that its sponsor, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, has had to offer. I feel like it’s taken me around the world and transformed the way I looked at dance in a cross-disciplinary, cross-distance way, with art and theater from an astonishing number of foreign countries.

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No matter how many times you see it, Quantum’s ‘Chatterton’ is multidimensional and beyond complete grasp

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – It’s a mystery, or rather, several. A biography, or maybe three. A romantic narrative. A workout!

It’s Quantum Theatre’s multidimensional, sometimes daunting new “Chatterton,” a play by Karla Boos now having its world premiere among the sanctuaries, stalls, halls, balconies and hideaways of Trinity Cathedral, Downtown.

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