<i>Walldogs</i> at Hatch Arts Collective

Walldogs at Hatch Arts Collective

The intimate setting allows the raw energy of the stories to shine.

Theater Reviews + Features

Dancing at Lughnasa at Little Lake Theatre

Brian Friel's luminous writing and strong performances enliven one seriously sad, somber play.
If you're looking for an evening of visionary, mold-breaking hyper-theatricality, it would probably be best to avoid Little Lake Theatre's production of Brian Friel's Tony-winning 1992 drama Dancing at Lughnasa.

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The Dumb Waiter at Dog & Pony Show

Pinter's classic one-act gets a gender twist.
Ever have one of those days at work where the demands from "upstairs" make less and less sense as they grow ever more insistent?

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Fixing King John at No Name Players

A playwright updates — and improves upon — third-tier Bard.
There are several ways to look at this show's title.

Theater Reviews + Features

Romance at Kinetic Theatre Co.

David Mamet's farce is funny, mostly in that puerile sense of humor that finds giggles in every naughty word.
David Mamet is not known for his delicacy, and Romance, a farce bordering on self-parody, reaches spectacular degrees of offensiveness.

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Side Show at Stage 62

The musical story of the conjoined Hilton sisters is one worth telling
The title of the lavish opening number says it all: "Come Look at the Freaks."

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Dance + Live Performance

Texture returns with Life, Love, & Jazz

Program includes three new contemporary-ballet works
Pittsburgh's "other" professional ballet company, Texture Contemporary Ballet, opens its fourth home season July 17-20 at the New Hazlett Theater with four performances of Life, Love, & Jazz.

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Comedy

A Conversation with Bill Maher

"Two states have regular, roll-up-a-fatty-and-watch-SpongeBob marijuana, which is pretty amazing."
Unflappably irreverent comedian Bill Maher has been a force in national politics for more than 20 years, but he's not above Googling cities on his tours, even when not much is happening. "I always find out who the [congressional] representative is," says the host of HBO's Real Time during a phone interview, name-checking Rep. Mike Doyle.

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