Pittsburgh in the Round – Quantum Theatre’s The Current War

By July 21, 2021 Uncategorized

Carefully, Quantum Theatre has brought live theater back to town and has done it with a professional flourish under a big tent in Westinghouse Park. It’s the first show I’ve seen with a health and safety supervisor on the crew.
The peripatetic Karla Boos, Quantum’s founder, and Artistic Director found the site naturally. It’s the tree-filled spot where George Westinghouse built his mansion (demolished in 1918) and launched the technology that inspires THE CURRENT WAR by Michael Mitnick.

If Lin-Manuel Miranda could write a hit musical about the life of America’s first secretary of the Treasury, why not one about the war between direct and alternating current?

– Bob Hoover, Pittsburgh in the Round

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