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Summer Stage 

CURRENT

Hope & Gravity. The lives of nine characters overlap in this "comedy about fate" by Michael Hollinger (Opus), through Sun., May 25 (City Theatre).

Peter & The Starcatcher. Touring version of the hit Broadway musical that's a sort-of prequel to Peter Pan, through Sun., May 25 (Byham Theater).

Comfort Zone. Local playwright Marlon Erik Youngblood's drama about the aftermath of a neighborhood shooting, through May 31 (Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Co.).

A Love Affair. Jerry Mayer's romantic comedy about a 38-year marriage, through May 31 (South Park Theatre).

Hustlebot, May 31 at Arcade Comedy Theater
  • Hustlebot, May 31 at Arcade Comedy Theater

MAY

Saudade: a senseplay. A new "devised" play by Dylan Marquis Meyers and Connor Pickett that explores storytelling "through personal sensory experience," May 22-31 (Alarum Theatre).

When We Are Married. J.B. Priestley's 1938 comedy follows a British couple who on their 25th anniversary learn they are not legally married after all, May 22-June 7 (Little Lake Theatre).

Ring of Fire. Jukebox musical built around the songs of Johnny Cash, May 22-Aug. 17 (Pittsburgh CLO).

Chris Laitta's TV Tunes Sing-along. Audience-participation show featuring theme songs from the 1960s and '70s, May 24-31 (CLO Cabaret).

Too Many Crooks. Comedy by Douglas E. Hughes and Marcia Kash, set in 1932 Niagara Falls, about some restaurateurs whose singing chef vanishes on opening night, May 29-June 8 (Apple Hill Playhouse).

Noises Off. Michael Frayn's neo-classic farce, a play within a play, May 29-June 29 (Pittsburgh Public Theater).

Singin' in the Rain. Musical, based on the screen classic, about the transition to talking pictures, featuring the title tune, "Make 'Em Laugh" and "Good Mornin'," May 30-June 8 (Pittsburgh CLO).

Laura Woyasz stars in Noises Off
  • Laura Woyasz stars in Noises Off, May 29-June 29 at Pittsburgh Public Theater

JUNE

Pride Fest. Annual festival of one-acts by local playwrights on LGBT themes, June 5-13 (Pittsburgh Playwrights).

A Piece of Cake. Lucy Bennett's comedy about a London girl who wants to open a cake shop, June 5-21 (South Park).

Orlando. Acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl's new adaptation of Virginia Woolf's comic novel about a poet who lives 200 years as a man, before waking to find himself a woman, June 5-22 (Unseam'd Shakespeare).

Angels in America. Parts I and II of Tony Kushner's epic drama set during the 1980s onslaught of AIDS, June 6-15 (Throughline Theatre Co.).

OJO. Following its acclaimed STRATA, Bricolage Productions presents another intimate, immersive theater experience, this one evoking a "travel agency," June 7-15 (Bricolage).

Waiting for Godot. Beckett's epochal existential vaudeville, June 7-21 (PICT Classic).

Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike. Christopher Durang's hit Broadway comedy about rivalrous siblings, one from Hollywood and two from the sticks, June 12-28 (Little Lake).

Legally Blonde. Musical based on the film about an apparent ditz who tries law school, June 13-22 (Pittsburgh CLO).

Evil Dead: The Musical. Pittsburgh premiere of George Reinblatt's adaptation of Sam Raimi's gory cult-classic horror film, June 13-28 (No Name Players).

Prisoner of Second Avenue. Neil Simon's comedy about a New York couple whose lives spin into disaster, June 19-29 (Apple Hill).

Iphigenia and Other Daughters. Pittsburgh premiere of Ellen McLaughlin's 1994 reinterpretation of the Orestes myth, June 20-29 (Alarum).

Footloose. Dean Pitchford, Walter Bobbie and Tom Snow's stage-musical adaptation of the hit movie, June 24-29 (Pittsburgh CLO).

Suds. Jukebox musical featuring hits of the '60s, about finding love at the Laundromat, by Melinda Gilb, Steve Gunderson and Bryan Scott, June 25-July 12 (South Park).

Cactus. Philip Real's new drama, about young lovers in present-day Arizona, a Romeo & Juliet story with a supernatural twist, June 27-July 13 (Twelve Peers).

City of Asylum/Pittsburgh. Two Prague-based groups, the music-theater collective Allstar Refugee Band and the Archa Theater, join collaborators from Pittsburgh's refugee community for an original production, June 28 and 29.

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