Bohemian Rhapsody

Only death can end their passionate love affair. Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2018-2019 season with Puccini’s masterpiece, La Bohème. The story of Rodolfo, Mimì and their bohemian artist friends is one of the … Continued

An Unwelcome War Hero

What happens when you come home from war and nothing is the same? Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2018-2019 season with Tom Cipullo’s opera Glory Denied. Based on a book by Tom Philpott, the performances mark the Pittsburgh premiere of the opera … Continued

Love Among the Ruins

The plot: Boy rescues Girl from a shipwreck and they begin to fall in love.  A few complications – the boy, Idamante, is the son of the King of Crete and … Continued

Dad always said, “Don’t go into the woods!”

Scary woods, a house made of candy and a witch? Sounds like the perfect recipe for a Halloween treat! Pittsburgh Opera continues its 2018-2019 season with Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel. Humperdinck’s compositional style is … Continued

Are You Waiting for Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

If you are waiting for the popular biographical documentary about Mr. Rogers, or if you have seen it already and really enjoyed it, try these recommended films and books selected by the First Floor staff at Main.

All for Love

Would you sacrifice everything for love, a love that ultimately ends in betrayal? Pittsburgh Opera opens its 2018-2019 season with Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. I have to admit that I … Continued