JOSHUA AXELROD Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SEP 22, 2022 ••• This story contains spoilers for season one of “She-Hulk.” *** There’s a secret invasion on the verge of taking over the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No, not that one. Pittsburgh has been slowly creeping into the MCU for years now, from Ming-Na Wen’s role as Agent May in the ABC series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” to Michael Keaton going full villain as The Vulture in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” to Jeff

September 13, 2022 By Shannon Musgrave   The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards were presented last night in a live broadcast on NBC. The first trophy of the night, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, went to Pittsburgh native and Carnegie Mellon University honorary degree recipient Michael Keaton for his portrayal of Dr. Samuel Finnix on Hulu’s “Dopesick.” It is the actor’s first Emmy Award. He received

How the CMU School of Drama is working to broaden its definition of a star Joshua Axelrod JAXELROD@POST-GAZETTE.COM August 12, 2022 The Purnell Center for the Arts is a relatively unassuming building on Carnegie Mellon University’s campus. Its utilitarian exterior doesn’t reflect the razzle-dazzle going on inside. Its main doors lead directly into an atrium with staircases fit for a grand entrance and upper levels reminiscent of a hotel or mall.

July 13, 2022 By Shannon Musgrave   Nominations for the 74th Emmy Awards were announced July 12, with 14 Carnegie Mellon University alumni and two honorary degree recipients receiving a total of 21 nominations for their work. Alumni from the School of Drama‘s design programs took 15 of those nominations in set decoration, production design, art design, costume design and supervision, lighting direction and design, and music editing. Lighting designer Noah Mitz