Press

"An intimate show like this one fails or triumphs on the skills of the cast, and under the direction of TJ Firneno, the four actors do not disappoint."

Kiste, Gwendolyn. "The Grand Manner at Little Lake." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 25 November. 2015: n. pag. Web. 

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the-grand-manner-at-little-lake/Content?oid=1870392

 

"Director TJ Firneno keeps the raucous slapstick moving without overpowering the stage, and the sparse yet suggestive set design maintains a perfect balance of the baroque and simplistic."

Kiste, Gwendolyn. "A Little Hotel On The Side at Little Lake." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 26 August. 2015: n. pag. Web. 

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/a-little-hotel-on-the-side-at-little-lake/Content?oid=1849665

 

"TJ Firneno's scenic design projects a lonely and austere ambiance that dovetails perfectly with the premise of the play"

Kiste, Gwendolyn. "Doubt at Little Lake." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 10 May. 2014: n. pag. Web. 

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/doubt-at-little-lake/Content?oid=1777114

"Set designer TJ Firneno whipped up quite a stunner..."

Pilecki, Michelle. "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at McKeesport Little Theater." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 08 May. 2013: n. pag. Web. http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/five-women-wearing-the-same-dress-at-mckeesport-little-theater/Content?oid=1647749

"... as the older but not stodgy Macready, TJ Firneno dominates the show, delivering a dignified portrait of restraint as the blameless victim..."

Pilecki, Michelle. "American Tragedy at Duquesne Red Masquers." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 13 Feb. 2013: n. pag. Web. http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/american-tragedy-at-duquesne-red-masquers/Content?oid=1618005

"...good support comes from T.J. Firneno as the groom..."

Shanaberger, Doug. "Review: 'Black Tie'" Review. Observer-Reporter [Pittsburgh] 15 Nov. 2012: n. pag. Web.

http://www.observer-reporter.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20121115/LIFESTYLES04/121119472/0/SEARCH&template=printarticle.

"TJ Firneno displays great skill dancing and singing..."

Hoover, Ted. "The Drowsy Chaperone." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper 12 Sept. 2012: n. pag. Web.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the-drowsy-chaperone/Content?oid=1564888

"...perhaps it's the languor of a New Orleans garden in the mid-1930s; ...designer TJ Firneno (has) certainly captured the atmosphere of the tangled, jungle-like setting of the Venables' home."

Pilecki, Michelle. "Suddenly Last Summer." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 25 July 2012: n. pag. Web.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/suddenly-last-summer/Content?oid=1546833

 

"...a gorgeously detailed set..."

Pilecki, Michelle. "The House of Blue Leaves." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 13 June 2012: n. pag. Web.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the-house-of-blue-leaves/Content?oid=1533360

 

"TJ Firneno, as the other clown, carries off his roles capably..."

Spencer, Gordon. "The 39 Steps." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 14 Mar. 2012: n. pag. Web.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the-39-steps/Content?oid=1501526

 

"TJ Firneno nearly steal(s) the show."

Hartland, F.J. "TAKING STEPS." Rev. of The ater. Pittsburgh Theater Today [Pittsburgh] 10 Mar. 2012: n. pag. Web.

http://pittsburghtheatertoday.blogspot.com/2012/03/taking-steps.html

 

"As the stuttering Billy Bibbitt, T. J. Firneno gives a sensitive portrayal that will break your heart."

Hartland, F.J. "One Flew East..." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh Theater Today [Pittsburgh] 11 Nov. 2011: n. pag. Web.

http://pittsburghtheatertoday.blogspot.com/2011/11/one-flew-east.html

"T.J. Firneno beautifully captured a 1960’s home in the Summer Company’s production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

Hartland, F.J. "Memorable Moments of 2011." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh Theater Today [Pittsburgh] 22 Dec. 2011: n. pag. Web. http://pittsburghtheatertoday.blogspot.com/2011/12/memorable-moments-of-2011.html.​ 

"T.J. Firneno is good at projecting the emotional numbness of the onetime suitor with an unlikely past."

Pilecki, Michelle. "Speak Now." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 14 Apr. 2011: n. pag. Web.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/speak-now/Content?oid=1385391

 

"TJ Firneno portrays the artsy brother with languid grace."

Pilecki, Michelle. "The Voysey Inheritance." Rev. of Theater. Pittsburgh City Paper [Pittsburgh] 23 July 2009: n. pag. Web.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the-voysey-inheritance/Content?oid

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