by Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
A widow’s 14 year old daughter forms a Gay/Straight Alliance in the high school of a small Texas town and it causes several upheavals in Elise Forier Edie’s play, “The Pink Unicorn.” You can catch all the drama at the Carnegie Stage, 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.
Friday, February 10, get ready for a monster mish-mash, when two campy rock musicals join forces for “Little Shop of Rocky Horror.” See androids fighting Brad and Janet. It’s perfect man vs. man-eater. The whole thing sounds warped. Time-warped.Check out all the action at Hambones, 4207 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. For more information and tickets, click here.
Crazy for you
On Saturday, February 11, John McIntire has a great line up for his “Dangerously Live Comedy Talk Show.” He will be hosting Mayor Bill Peduto, WQED’s Rick Sebak and the Voice of the Pirates, Greg Brown. McIntire will be asking the question, “Has the world gone crazy?” Find out the answer at the Oaks Theater, 310 Allegheny River Blvd., Oakmont, 15139. For more information, click here.
If I had a Hammer
The legend of John Henry comes to life in “JH: Mechanics of a Legend.” Hear the true story behind the African American tall tale. This original new musical about slavery, race and becoming larger than life is at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
Sunday, March 12, fashion designer Tereneh Mosley champions a global view of fashion in “Tereneh Mosley: Globalization for Good.” In this talk, Mosley discusses her shared vision and collaborative process with the Maasai women of Kenya and their new fashion line released early this year. You can see and hear Mosley at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. For more information, click here.