Theater & Dance in Pittsburgh: Your Guide to Local Performances | Pittsburgh City Paper


Backstage with scenic artist Leah Blackwood

“We don't open up a catalog and order something, we create it.”

One-man show Where Did We Sit on the Bus? is about art, family, and Latino identity

“It's kind of an explanation of what it means to be a storyteller trying to make a professional living doing what no one in our family history has ever done before.”

Jessica Lang Dance closes out seven-year run with performance at Byham Theater Jan. 26

"Much like a successful television show that winds itself down, its ending might disappoint fans, but the show exits in a way that is satisfying"

Pittsburgh Opera reimagines a Mozart classic to channel stories of modern refugees

"The Syrian refugee crisis ... was a really interesting and powerful connection to this opera."

Backstage with Fight Director Randy Kovitz

“I want the audience to be completely repulsed by this violence.”

After five years, theater-centric online magazine Pittsburgh in the Round is growing

"The whole point is to level the playing field"

Storytelling event We Are The Weirdos gives a live platform to women

“There's just like this electricity in the room.”

Backstage with Theatrical Dresser Kari Kramer

“Often I meet people while they’re in their underwear.”

Local playwright crowdfunds trip to New York festival

Lola Hughes wrote Two Lines in college and in March will take it to the Strawberry One-Act Festival

Can't get tickets to Hamilton? Check out these other Pittsburgh shows.

Whether you like the historical, theatrical, or hip-hop elements of Hamilton, the Pittsburgh theater scene has something for you.

Game On is a musical journey through life's regrets, joys, and second chances

What’s in the boxes? Sometimes cash, sometimes trips, sometimes the painful realization that your life sucks.

Eight of 2018’s Most Affective Local Dance Performances/Productions

Eight performances that touched area audiences’ hearts and minds in very different ways.

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