Rachel Cohen Contributing Editor

Class of 2015


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    Elf. Benedum Center. Through Dec. 1.
    PNC Broadway Across America presents a musical adaptation of the hilarious movie starring Will Ferrell. Elf tells the story of Buddy, a human adopted by elves who ventures to New York seeking his biological father. The show opens on Tuesday. For tickets and more information, visit culturaldistrict.org.

    Pillbox | November 25, 2013
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    Pillbox | November 18, 2013
  • Pittsburgh Symphony plays to its strengths

    Standard formulas can get tired very quickly, especially in the realm of arts and entertainment. Movies that follow traditional arcs too closely can be stale and predictable. But formulas exist for a reason, and if executed well, they can be highly effective.

    Pillbox | November 11, 2013
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    Toad the Wet Sprocket. Altar Bar (1620 Penn Ave.). 7:30 p.m.
    The alternative rock band — comprised of vocalist and guitarist Glen Phillips, guitarist Todd Nichols, bassist Dean Dinning, and drummer Randy Guss — will perform at the Altar Bar. Tickets range $30–32, and the event is open to all ages.


    Pillbox | November 11, 2013
  • Gravity keeps audiences in suspense

    If you’re seriously considering a career as an astronaut, you shouldn’t see Gravity. If you’re looking for an intense psychological thriller with dazzling special effects, you absolutely should.

    Pillbox | November 4, 2013

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