Theater & Dance in Pittsburgh: Your Guide to Local Performances | Pittsburgh City Paper
Annual Contemporary Choreographers program brings fresh works to Pittsburgh

Annual Contemporary Choreographers program brings fresh works to Pittsburgh

Works by four notable choreographers get local premieres

 

You on the Moors Now at Point Park Conservatory Theatre Company

The script gives the company an opportunity to, theatrically speaking, go to town

Parade at University of Pittsburgh Stages

The production exudes energy, tight pacing, and professionalism

YouTube sensation Randy Rainbow plays a Planned Parenthood benefit

“I call it like a Barbara Walters special with music.”

Kyle Abraham and company return for their first show here in four years

“I wear my Pittsburgh pride on my sleeve in a major way.”

Comics Shane Torres and Cliff Cash visit Pittsburgh

“Sometimes when you shit on your kids you end up with the oppposite of what you were shooting for.”

All Quiet on the Western Front at Prime Stage Theatre

It’s demanding, it’s chaotic, and it works

The Crucible at Little Lake Theater

Inventive choreography adds a level of bewitching surrealism to a classic drama

After 25 years, Pittsburgh’s most venerable drag pageant has one last show

“I hate to see it come to an end.”

The Hard Problem at Quantum Theatre

The always witty and erudite Tom Stoppard probes human nature

Angelmakers at Real/Time Interventions

An engrossing new stage work explores women who kill repeatedly

Xanadu at Pittsburgh CLO

It is ably directed by Kate Galvin with an enjoyably wacked cast

Nick Offerman, comedian and philosopher

“There’s been a lot of wasted energy on anger these days, but we’re still going to be here.”

Kiss Me Kate at Point Park Conservatory

It’s musical theater done to perfection

Romeo and Juliet at PICT Classic Theatre

Shakespeare finds a home in Mr. Rogers’ old studio

A one-woman show about opting out of motherhood

Stacey Vespaziani’s mOTHER makes its Pittsburgh premiere

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre resurrects Dracula

It’s the company’s first staging of this big production in six years

DODO at Bricolage Production Company

An immersive work asks existentialist questions and leaves play-goers to seek answers

The Last of the Boys at Theatre Factory

Steven Dietz’s 2004 comedy-drama is haunting and sometimes genuinely funny

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