Things just keep getting better and better at Prime Stage Theatre, according to Lonnie the Theatre Lady. The company’s production of OF MICE AND MEN performs at The New Hazlett Theater through November 11, 2018. For tickets and more information, visit www.primestage.com
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The witch is back! Super-star mezzo-soprano Marianne Cornetti is back on ‘Burgh Vivant tonight to talk about her role as The Witch in Pittsburgh Opera’s production of HANSEL AND GRETEL. But which witch is which? Which Humperdink is which? And how have you never heard Marianne sing in English?? Find out here tonight! Pittsburgh Opera’s… Read more »
There’s a mystery afoot in Little Lake Theater’s SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE WEST END HORROR, performing through October 27th, 2018. For tickets and more information, visit www.littlelake.org
TONIGHT: Cocktails with mezzo-soprano Laurel Semerdjian as she prepares for her role as Suzuki in Puccini’s classic opera MADAMA BUTTERFLY, performing October 6th through 14th at Pittsburgh Opera. For tickets and more information, visit www.pittsburghopera.org. Photos by David Bachman Photography.
“Compelling artistic touches by director Jena Oberg” light up Little Lake Theatre Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s MACBETH, playing through October 6th, 2018. Get a full cocktail’s worth of conversation on the tale of the cursed Scottish King with Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli and host Brian Edward. For tickets and more information, visit www.littlelake.org.
“A perfect cast for a very sharp, contemporary play” – In the classic tradition of “Siskel & Ebert” Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli and Brian Edward exchange volleys on THE REVOLUTIONISTS, by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Jade King Carroll, performing at City Theatre through September 30, 2018. For tickets and more information, visit www.citytheatrecompany.org.
Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater’s production of August Wilson’s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM, directed by Mark Clayton Southers and starring Vanessa German, has been extended through October 14th, 2018! Lonnie the Theatre Lady was there, and she’s telling all about it tonight on ‘Burgh Vivant. For tickets and more information, visit www.pghplaywrights.org.
High praise for Sam Tsoutsouvas and his portrayal of Andre in Kinetic Theatre Company’s production of THE FATHER, written by Florian Zeller, directed by Andrew Paul, and performing through September 23, 2018. For tickets and more information, visit www.kinetictheatre.org.
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Take a look inside what Chatham Baroque has in store for its 2018/2019 Season with Andrew Fouts, violinist and Artistic Director. The season kicks off with Vivaldi’s FOUR SEASONS on September 21st, 2018, and reaches its finale in 2019 with Battles and Ballets – with a Spanish Christmas and Cupid’s Harp in between! PULS –… Read more »