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Fall Stage and Performance Guide 2019

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STAGE

 

Ongoing

A Few Good Men. Through Oct. 13. Pittsburgh Public Theater. O’Reillly Theater, Downtown. www.ppt.org

 

Enter the Imaginarium. Weekly, Wednesday-Sunday. Bricolage, Downtown. www.bricolagepgh.com.

 

Gem of the Ocean. Through Sept. 22. Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company, 1839 Wylie Ave., Hill District. www.playwrights.org

 

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy. Through Sept. 29. Greer Cabaret Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.com

 

Pittsburgh New Works Festival. Program C, Sept. 19-28. Program D, Sept. 2-29. www.pittsbughnewworks.com

 

The Lion King. Through Sept. 29.  PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh Series, Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

True West.  Through Sept. 29. barebones productions, Braddock. www.barebonesproductions.com

 

September

Cambodian Rock Band. Sept. 20-Oct. 6. City Theatre, South Side. citytheatrecompany.org

 

Project Amelia. Sept. 20-Aug. 3. Bricolage, Downtown. www.bricolagepgh.org. (See story page ??)

 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opening Weekend. Sept. 20-22. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.pittsburghsymphony.org

 

Evil Dead: The Musical. Pittsburgh Musical Theater. Sept 27-Oct 19. Gargaro Theater, East End. www.pittsburghmusicals.com

 

Mystery Science Theater 3000. Sept. 28. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

October

Tiger at the Gates Oct 3-12., Carnegie Mellon University. Purnell Center for the Arts, Oakland. www.drama.cmu.edu

 

Not Medea. Oct 4-18. Off The Wall Productions, Carnegie.www.insideoffthewall.com/

 

Master Chef Junior Live! Oct. 6. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Bianca Del Rio: It’s Jester Joke. Oct. 8. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Bazaar: A Micr-immersive Carnival. Oct. 12. Bricolage, Downtown. www.bricolagepgh.com

 

Cowboy. Oct 18-20. New Horizon Theater. Kelly Strayhorn Theater, East Liberty.  www.newhorizontheater.org/

 

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World. Oct. 12. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

Don Giovani. Oct. 12-20. Pittsburgh Opera. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.pittsburghopera.com

 

Good Grief. Oct 18-27. Point Park University Conservatory. Pittsburgh Playhouse, Downtown. www.pittsburghplayhouse.com

 

The Office: A Musical Parody.  Oct. 18-19. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

A Life Behind Bars. Oct 24-26. Off The Wall Productions, Carnegie.www.insideoffthewall.com/

 

Mean Girls.  Oct 29-Nov. 3. PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Pittsburgh Musical Theater. Oct 24-27. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.pittsburghmusicals.com

 

Sasha Velour’s Smoke and Mirrors. Oct. 29. Byham Theater. www.druskyentertainment.com

 

Forever Plaid. Oct. 31-Dec. 29. Pittsburgh CLO, Freer Cabaret Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

November

Baby Shark Live! Nov. 4. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

The Woman in Black. Nov. 7-23. PICT Classic Theatre. WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio, Oakland. www.picttheatre.org

 

School Girls, or The African Mean Girls Play. Nov. 7-Dec. 8. O’Reilly Theater, Downtown. www.ppt.org

 

Disney Junior Holiday Party. Nov. 7, Heinz Hal, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Walk Two Moons. Nov. 8-9. EQT Bridge Theater Series. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Darci Lynne & Friends: Fresh Out of the Box. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

The Mon Valley Medium. Nov. 8-9. Off The Wall Productions, Carnegie. www.insideoffthewall.com/

 

Shakespeare’s Will. Nov. 8-Dec. 1. Quantum Theatre, Location TBD. www.quantumtheatre.com

 

Much Ado About Nothing. Nov. 8-17. Point Park University Conservatory. Pittsburgh Playhouse, Downtown. www.pittsburghplayhouse.com

 

Florencia en el Amazonas. Nov. 9-17. Pittsburgh Opera. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.pittsburghopera.com

 

One Night in Miami: Nov. 9-Dec. 1. City Theatre, South Side. www.citytheatrecompan.org.

 

Or,. Nov. 14-23. Carnegie Mellon University. Purnell Center for the Arts, Oakland. www.drama.cmu.edu

 

Judy Moody and Stink. Nov. 17-24. Children’s Theater Series. TBD. www.trustarts.org

 

Bronx Tale. Nov. 19-24. PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Up and Away. Nov. 23. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.pittsburghsymphony.org

 

Les Miserables. Nov. 26-Dec. 1. PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

The Santaland Diaries. Nov. 29-Dec. 22. City Theatre, South Side. www.citytheatrecompany.org

 

The Carols. Nov. 29-Dec 14. Off The Wall Productions, Carnegie.www.insideoffthewall.com

 

December

A Musical Christmas Carol. December 6-22. Pittsburgh CLO, Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Adding Machine: A Musical. Dec 6-16. Point Park University Conservatory. Pittsburgh Playhouse, Downtown. www.pittsburghplayhouse.com

 

PSO360: Holiday Brass Spectacular. Dec. 9. Pittsburgh Symphony. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.pittsburghsymphony.com.

 

Sensory Friendly Concert: Holiday Pops. Dec. 21. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays. Dec. 26-29. PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Highmark Holiday Pops. Dec. 13-22. Pittsburgh Symphony. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live. Dec, 28. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

Every Brilliant Thing. Dec. 5-21. Kinetic Theatre, immersive experience. Location TBD. www.kinetictheatre.org.

 

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays. Dec. 26-29. PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Jesus Christ Superstar: Dec. 31-Jan. 5. PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

Comedy/Variety

Ongoing

Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour. Through Sept. 29. Liberty Magic, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

Pittsburgh Improv Jam. Thursdays through Dec. 19. Greer Cabaret Theater, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

September

Orny Adams. Sept.20-22. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

The Price is Right Live. Sept. 25. Heinz Hall, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

T-Robe. Sept. 27-29. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Brett Hiker. Sept. 28. Burning Bridges Comedy Club, Lawrenceville. www.burningbridgescomedyclub.com

 

Nate Bargatze: Good Problem to Have Tour. Sept. 28. Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall. Munhall. www.librarymusichall.com

October

The Pump and Dump Show: Parentally Incorrect. Oct. 1. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Brendan Schaub. Oct. 3-5. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Charlie Vergos. Oct. 5. Burning Bridges Comedy Club, Lawrenceville. www.burningbridgescomedyclub.com

 

Mini Ladd Presents: Demonetized Tour with BigJiggly Panda. Oct. 6. Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall. Munhall. www.librarymusichall.com

 

T.K. Kirkland. Oct. 11-13. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody. Oct. 11-12. Byham Theater, Downton. www.trustarts.org

 

Kreeps With Kids Comedy Tour with Rich Vos and Jim Florentine. Oct.19. Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall. Munhall. www.librarymusichall.com

 

Lee Terbosic in The Life and Death of Harry Houdini. Oct. 23-Nov. 3. Liberty Magic, Downtown. www.trustarts.com

 

Marlon Wayans. Oct. 25-26. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Godfrey. Oct. 31-3. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

November

Eric Andre: Legalize Everything Tour. Nov. 2. Byham Theater, Downtown. www.trustart.org

 

Tom Green. Nov. 8-10. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Deon Cole. Nov. 15-17. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Eddie B.: I’m Already Professionally Developed Tour. Nov. 16. Benedum Center, Downtown. www.tustarts.org.

 

Robert Ramirez is The Musical Theater Magician. Nov. 27-Jan. 5, 2020. Liberty Magic, Downtown. www.trustarts.org

 

Felipe Esparza. Nov. 30-Dec. 1. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

December

D.L. Hughley. Dec. 6-8. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

 

Preacher Lawson. Dec. 13-15. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

Steve Byrne. Dec. 27-29. Pittsburgh Improv, Waterfront. www.improv.com/pittsburgh

Dance

 

September
Dance in the District Gala w/MOMIX. Sept. 21-22. Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Downtown. trustarts.org

Time: Unbound. Exhalations Dance Theatre. Sept. 21-22. Charity Randall Theatre, 4301 Forbes Ave., North Oakland. exhalations.org/time

Michiyaya Dance. Sept. 27. The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side.

Olivier Tarpaga. Sept. 27-28. Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. www.Kelly-strayhorn.org


Beatles and Bach. Texture Contemporary Ballet. Sept. 27. New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side. newhazletttheater.org


Bodiography Contemporary Ballet. Sept. 28. Butler County Community College, Succop Theater, 107 College Dr., Butler, PA. bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater

Texture Contemporary Ballet. Sept. 28-29. New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side. newhazletttheater.org

OCTOBER

 

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. Oct. 4-5. August Wilson African American Cultural Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown. trustarts.org

Nick Daniels/D.A.N.A. Movement Ensemble. Oct. 4-5. City Theatre Company, 1300 Bingham St., South Side. citytheatre.culturaldistrict.org


Catapult: The Amazing Magic of Shadow and Dance. Oct. 10. Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Downtown. trustarts.org

Contemporary Choreographers. Point Park University’s Conservatory Dance Company. Oct. 10-13. George Rowland White Performance Studio, 201 Wood St., Downtown. pittsburghplayhouse.com

Tamburitzans. Oct. 12. East Allegheny Logan Middle School, 1154 Jacks Run Rd., North Versailles, PA. talentshadows.events


The World as Know it. CorningWorks. Oct. 23-27. New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side. newhazletttheater.org.


Giselle. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Oct. 26-27
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, 237 7th St., Downtown. pbt.org

November

The Get Down. Attack Theatre. Nov. 1. Spirit Hall, 242 51st St., Upper Lawrenceville. www.attacktheatre.com

Jameelah Platt & Lost Culture Dance Crew. Nov. 1. KST’s Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave., East Liberty. www.kelly-strayhorn.org


WIP Choreography Project. Nov. 2. Texture Contemporary Ballet. Carnegie Stage, 25 W. Main St., Carnegie, PA. textureballet.org


ODC/Dance with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. Nov. 6-9. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 328 Sixth Ave., Downtown. www.trustarts.org.

 

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue. Nov. 6. Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Downtown. www.trustarts.org


The Kitchen Sink. Nov. 15-17. Attack Theatre. New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side. www.newhazletttheater.org

Multiplicity. Nov. 15-16 Bodiography Contemporary Ballet. Byham Theater, 101 6th St.,   Downtown. www.company.bodiography.com.


Fall Student Choreography. Nov. 15-17. Point Park University’s Conservatory Dance Company. George Rowland White Performance Studio, 201 Wood St., Downtown. www.pittsburghplayhouse.com


Performance on Screen: Ralph Lemon. Nov. 20. KST’s Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave., East Liberty.www. kelly-strayhorn.org 

 

Lit and Lectures

 

Sept. 18

Made Local Reading:  Angie Cruz, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, South Wing Reading Room

Carnegie Library Main, Oakland. https://pittsburghlectures.org/

 

An Evening with Tim O’Brien, Heinz History Center, Strip District. https://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/

 

Sept. 19

CMU Speaker Series:  Shannon Gibney, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. https://www.cmu.edu/uls/

 

An Evening with Pulitzer Prize Winner Peter Balakian, Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley. https://www.penguinbookshop.com/

Sept. 20

Reading and Q&A: Tom Bennitt (‘Burning Under’) and Stewart O’Nan, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Reading:  Karen Abbott, Riverstone Books, North Hills. /www.riverstonebookstore.com

 

Sept. 21

Poetry Reading:  Laser Cat Presents Lamb, Lin, Mercer & Pagano, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Sept. 22

Poetry Reading:  Noah Blaustein, Steffan Triplett, Josh Corson, and Deena Nov.ember, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Sept. 23

Ten Evenings Series: An Evening with Sigrid Nunez, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Sept. 24

Story Time with Beth Ferry (‘Stick and Stone’), White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Sept. 26

Reading and Signing:  Sarah Elaine Smith, Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley. www.penguinbookshop.com/

 

CMU Lecture Series:  Michelle Alexander, McConomy Auditorium, Cohon University Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. www.cmu.edu/uls/

 

Sept. 27

Reading and Signing:  Jonathan Van Ness, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Reading and Signing:  Michael Carroll, author of ‘Stella Maris:  And Other Key West Stories,’ White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

United Black Book Clubs presents Bonita Lee Penn ‘Every Morning a Foot Is Looking for My Neck’ Book Launch, Carnegie Library, Homewood Branch. www.carnegielibrary.org/clp_location/homewood/

 

Oct. 1

Book Signing, Phil Bourque and Josh Yohe:  ‘If These Walls Could Talk: Stories from the Pittsburgh Penguins Ice, Locker Room, and Press Box,’ Mystery Lovers Book, Oakmont. www.mysterylovers.com/

 

Oct. 2

Book Launch and Poetry Reading:  Jason Baldinger, April Flynn, miss macross, and Daniel W. Wright, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Nasty Slam, Poetry Slam, Spirit, Lawrenceville. /www.facebook.com/events/2544090482474021/

 

Oct. 4

Chapbook Release:  Erinn Batykefer with Emily Mohn-Slate, White Whale Books, Bloomfield.www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Oct. 6

Reading and Signing:  Jewell Parker Rhodes, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Oakland.www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Oct. 7

Reading and Signing:  Stephen Chbosky, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Reading:  Kate Wisel (Drue Heinz Winner), City of Asylum, Northside. www.cityofasylum.org/

 

Reading:  Joe Pan and James Sidel, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com

 

Oct. 9

An Evening with Kathleen George, Mt. Lebanon Public Library, Mt. Lebanon. 

https://www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/136/Programs-Events

 

Oct. 11

Book Launch:  Stephanie Hohl, Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley. www.penguinbookshop.com/

 

Oct. 14

Ten Evenings Series: An Evening with Ibram X. Kendi, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org

 

Oct. 15

Book Launch, Poetry:  Laura Schulkind, Classic Lines, Squirrel Hill. /www.facebook.com/Classic-Lines-685643054851974/

 

Oct. 17

Reading and Signing:  Julie Lythcott-Haims, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Lecture Hall, Oakland. https://pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Reading: TRUTHSayers: April Ryan. Oct. 17. August Wilson Cultural Center, Downtown. www.aacc-awc.org/

 

Reading, Signing and Discussion:  ‘If I Don’t Make It, I Love You,’ a Look Back at School Shootings, Riverstone Books, North Hills. www.riverstonebookstore.com/

 

Library Book Sale, Carnegie Library, West End. www.carnegielibrary.org/clp_location/west-end/

 

Oct. 22

Keystone Series: An Evening with Brian Lockman, Whitehall Public Library, Whitehall. www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org/

 

Oct. 23

Bridge Series:  Ben Gwin, Jennifer Matesa and Sheryl St. Germain, Ace Hotel, East Liberty. www.facebook.com/events/745113055868141/

 

Oct. 24

CMU Speaker Series:  Sarah Valentine,  Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. www.cmu.edu/uls/

 

Oct. 25

An Evening with Autumn House Press, Barrelhouse and The Rumpus, featuring Cameron Barnett, Lisa Factora-Borchers, Ben Gwin, Geeta Kothari, Monica Prince, Molly Spencer, and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Oct. 26

Poetry Reading: Gretchen Primack and Jill Khoury, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Oct. 27

Pittsburgh Zine Fair, Ace Hotel, East Liberty.   www.facebook.com/events/650268678825850/

 

Oct. 28

Ten Evenings Series: An Evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Reading:  Outside the Academy, Transatlantic Histories with Molly Warsh and Phillip Stelzel, City of Asylum, Northside. www.cityofasylum.org/

 

Oct. 29

Book Launch: ‘The Face Tells the Secret’ by Jane Bernstein, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. www.whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Latinx & Proud! Series, featuring Denice Frohman, City of Asylum, Northside. www.cityofasylum.org/

 

An Evening with Sophie Perinot, Mt. Lebanon Public Library, Mt. Lebanon. 

www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/136/Programs-Events

 

Nov. 1

Write Brave, Learning to Write with Courage, feat. Lainy Carslaw, Brittany Hailer & Anjali Sachdeva, Riverstone Books, North Hills. www.riverstonebookstore.com/

 

Nov. 3

Reading and signing:  Grace Lin, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Nov. 6

An Evening with Stewart O’Nan, Mt. Lebanon Public Library, Mt. Lebanon. 

www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/136/Programs-Events

 

Made Local Reading:  Frank Santoro,  Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, South Wing Reading Room

Carnegie Library Main, Oakland. https://pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Poetry Reading: Keith Taylor, Jim Daniels, Charlie Brice, & Judy Brice, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. http://whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Nov. 7

A Nov.el Nov.ember with Anna Quindlen, Peters Township Public Library, McMurray. https://ptlibrary.org/

 

Nov. 9

Poetry Reading:  Shawn Pavey, Karla Lamb, Kara Knickerbocker, Jason Baldinger, and Scott Silsbe, White Whale Books, Bloomfield. http://whitewhalebookstore.com/

 

Toi Derricotte:  Writing the Difficult Poem Writing Workshop, KST’s Alloy Studio, Friendship. https://www.facebook.com/KSTs-Alloy-Studios-269132166603535/

 

Nov. 11

Ten Evenings Series: An Evening with Madeline Miller, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Nov. 14

Book Launch Party:  Lori Jakiela (Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe) and Dave Newman (East Pittsburgh Down Low), brillobox, Lawrenceville. www.brilloboxpgh.com/

 

Nov. 15-16

Wordplay. Bricolage, Downtown. www.bricolagepgh.com

 

Nov. 18

Reading:  Maaza Mengiste, City of Asylum, Northside. www.cityofasylum.org/

 

Nov. 21

Meet the Authors and Tasting:  The New Pie Cookbook, Riverstone Books, North Hills. https://www.riverstonebookstore.com/

 

Nov. 25

Ten Evenings Series: An Evening with Reza Aslan, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

 

Dec 8

Annual Holiday Booksale featuring Independent Book Sellers and Dealers, Spirit, Lawrenceville. 

 

Dec 9

Ten Evenings Series: An Evening with Richard Powers, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. www.pittsburghlectures.org/

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