While Off The Wall Theater was busy, Off the Wall Productions has been on hiatus. We are happy to announce that we will open our season on Oct. 25, 2013 with “The Zero Hour” , a play written by Madeleine George (Precious Little, City Theatre 2011) as a member of 13P Playwrights Collective. For more… Read more »
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are the top five things to do in Pittsburgh October 17 – 20. We’re deep into the Season of the Witch, so here are some Halloween related fun activities. And some other stuff, too. Let’s Do the Time Warp Again! What is Halloween without Richard O’Brien’s… Read more »
(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Quantum Theatre, known for its deep experimentation, produces the regional premiere of British playwright Jez Butterworth’s 2008 play Parlour Song, which originated on Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Co. and London’s Almeida Theatre. Acclaimed (and Olivier Award-winning), its Broadway cast included Emily Mortimer. Critic Ben Brantley said, “Now this is adult entertainment…… Read more »
The weekend is sneaking up fast upon us. Here is a list of Five Fun Things to do in Pittsburgh October 10, 11, 12 and 13. This week people are talking with their hands, i.e. there is plenty of puppetry on hand. Doing the Pigeon There’s Pigeons Down at Market Square. They’re on Liberty Avenue… Read more »
With a little help from their ‘friends’… PITTSBURGH –Brisbane Management Group (BMG) is proud to announce the launch of their company with its inaugural production of The Rocky Horror Show! With it’s interactive take on the cult classic, it is designed to push the envelope and take theatre to the next level. Today’s theatre… Read more »
Visitors Invited to Have Fun With Origami While Commemorating Sandy Hook Victims PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2013 — Starting Oct. 3, Carnegie Science Center will invite visitors to participate in Folding for Good, Operation Sandy Hook: Peace, a global initiative to honor those who were affected by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Led… Read more »
Jam Packed! Want to see a show no one has ever seen before and will likely never see again? Come down to the Cabaret Theater in Theater Square and watch the Improv Comedy Jam. Improv performers from all over Pittsburgh gather for a raucous evening of fun. You never know what’s going to happen next…. Read more »
It’s the last weekend in September and boy, it’s a big one! There’s a duck, a Big Bird, a Bard and one Bad Bunny! Duck, Duck, Gallery! This is it, folks! The big event of the season! A giant duck lands in the waters of Pittsburgh. You heard it here first, folks, during Phil Salvato’s… Read more »
Adding to your weekend Start your weekend early and come out Thursday, September 19 for a special live broadcast of Add It Up podcast. Listen, laugh and learn with host Addi Twigg and her special guests, Valiant & Valiant and live music from The Wreckids. There will be audience participation, too; all for a measly… Read more »
‘Burgh Vivant breezed by 3rd Street Gallery this afternoon, home of this week’s guest, artist Phil Savato, for Jazz on Third, featuring The St. John Affair (with Samantha St. John), Don Aliquo Quartet, Michele Bensen and Friends, Suzi’s Deli, Oasis Pasta, and A. Ward’s Cheesecakes. Also on hand and looking fabulous were previous ‘Burgh Vivant feature,… Read more »