Stage | Summer Guide 2015 | Pittsburgh Summer Stage Events


Our Town. The Thornton Wilder classic, through Sat., May 23 (Little Lake).

Detroit. Lisa D'Amour's drama about two couples from vastly different backgrounds in contemporary suburban Detroit, through May 30 (12 Peers Theater).

Fences. August Wilson's Pulitzer-winner, through Sat., May 30 (Pittsburgh Playwrights).

American Falls. Miki Johnson's new drama about life in a small Idaho town, through May 31 (barebones productions).

Midsummer Song. A play with songs about a wild weekend, by David Greig (The Monster in the Hall), with songs by Gordon McIntyre, through May 31 (City Theatre).


Knickers. Sarah Quick's comedy about a custom underwear business, Thu., May 21-June 6 (South Park).

Saints Tour. Immersive theater work by Molly Rice about everyday saints that incorporates a guided tour of Braddock, Thu., May 21-June 13 (Bricolage).

Eve Apart. Operatically trained vocalists star in the Pittsburgh premiere of Tim Hinck's multimedia musical-theatrical work reimagining the Garden of Eden, Fri., May 22-Sun., May 24 (Alia Musica at the Hillman Auditorium, Hill District;

The Last Five Years. Jason Robert Brown's hit musical about two people falling in love, one of whom tells the story backward, Fri., May 22-31 (Front Porch Theatricals).

click to enlarge The Last Five Years, at Front Porch Theatricals, May 22-31
The Last Five Years, at Front Porch Theatricals, May 22-31

To Kill a Mockingbird. Adaptation of the Harper Lee novel, May 22-31 (The Heritage Players).

Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women. A reprise of this crowd-pleaser, which combines sketches, improv and songs, about two women discovering their childhood diaries, Wed., May 27-Aug. 16 (CLO Cabaret).

In the Mood. Staged tribute to 1940s big bands, with a 13-piece group and six singer-dancers, May 28 (Byham).

Butterflies Are Free. Leonard Gershe's 1969 Broadway hit about a blind man, his controlling mother and his free-spirited female neighbor, May 28-June 6 (Apple Hill).

Dance on Widow's Row. Samm-Art Williams' comedy about four Nashville widows looking for new husbands, May 28-June 14 (New Horizon).

The Best of Everything. Julie Kramer's adaptation of the Rona Jaffe novel about ambitious secretaries in the big city in 1958, May 28-June 13 (Little Lake).

How the Other Half Loves. Two dinner parties on different nights occur onstage at once in Alan Ayckbourn's farce, May 28-June 13 (PICT Classic).

Buyer & Cellar. Tom Lenk (from TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) stars in playwright Jonathan Tolins' one-man show centering on the (fictive) clerk who staffs the "street of shops" in Barbra Streisand's (real-life) basement, May 28-June 28 (Pittsburgh Public Theater).

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