There’s no hoopla surrounding the gravesite of August Wilson, but it’s appropriate for an extraordinary man who celebrated the ordinary.
The Druid Theatre of Ireland’s award-winning black comedy comes to the August Wilson Center as one of just five tour stops in the USA.
Author Christina Baker Kline, comedian Steve Byrne and the Fidelio Trio are on tap this week.
Michael Polite, who has been on the board of the August Wilson Center since August 2015, will take over as board chair from Maxwell King.
Fresh and classic works by Point Park dance faculty will be on the bill in “Conservatory Dance Company at Point Park University.”
Ice princesses, guitarists Marcus King and Tommy Emmanuel and lots of other performances on the slate for the coming weekend.
The R-rated musical comedy about Mormon missionaries returns to Pittsburgh, with award-winning song and dance, and lots of laughs.
The Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, directed and choregraphed by Tome Cousin, takes on the musical with an assist from the Dormont native.
Based on Aeschylus’ “The Suppliant Women,” the show at Pittsburgh Playhouse is directed by City Theatre’s Reginald Douglas.
The National Endowment for the Arts and other conservative targets fight to remain budgeted.
High School Musicals
Winners in two divisions, grades 4-7 and 8-12, will be chosen at the Pittsburgh Public Theater’s O’Reilly Theater, Downtown.
Watch post-gazette.com next month for a list of upcoming musicals and awards-show details.