Lots of music from the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble to an electronic violinist on the schedule for this summer weekend.
The musical based on the Verdi opera has some wow moments in a fine production at the Benedum Center through Sunday.
Stage Right brings the new musical “Tink!” to the New York Music Festival; Patrick Wilson joins Barbra Streisand on her new album.
The trio of David Whalen, James FitzGerald and Connor McCanlus break down the fourth wall in a raucous Sherlock Holmes parody.
Co-stars Emmy Raver-Lampman and Mark Evans compare notes on their experiences as they prep for the Elton John-Tim Rice musical.
Mary-Louise Parker, comedian Brent Morin and the old Pittsburgh Post-Gazette presses are among events on tap this week.
Members of Texture Contemporary Ballet have changed, but their passion to dance remains the same.
Strauss’ neglected comedy will receive its Pennsylvania premiere this weekend, courtesy of Opera Theater of Pittsburgh.
The music, to be performed live at the New Hazlett Theater, is “captivating — it makes you want to dance,” says founder Alan Obuzor.
The Symphony, Country star Luke Bryan and the ladies of Heart all hit town this weekend.
Actor and theater are laughing all the way to the stage in Kinetic Theatre’s production of the comedic “Hound of the Baskervilles.”
From the Downtown Cultural District to black-box neighborhood venues to venerable regional companies, it’s a hot time for live theater.
This year’s festival theme is “The Healing Continues.” Events will be at Alloy Studios in Friendship and at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.
Plus Melessie Clark’s new gig and “Molly’s Hammer” gets Philly reading.
The colorful musical features strong vocals and characterizations despite missing a few technical beats on opening night at the Benedum.
The Kennedy Center’s 16th annual event, hosted by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, expects 400 administrators during the first week in August.
Nelly with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Warp Tour and Fitz and the The Tantrums all hit town this weekend.
The Broadway megahit that is sold out through the fall is having big changes at the top.
Actors playing the green ogre and the motormouth donkey bond over shared theater experiences.
On Sunday Opera Theater of Pittsburgh put on a light and accessible production of the Cole Porter classic,
“Shuffle Along” is shutting down with the loss of Audra McDonald, but there’s a long history of replacements who rocketed to stardom.
“Dancing With the Stars” coaches Maks and Val, “Harry Potter” music by the PSO and Gab Bonesso’s kid and adult comedy are on tap this week.
He starred in such shows as “Follies” and “Sweet Charity.”
The new show about beauty, sex and power is at the Carnegie Stage through next weekend.
Martin Giles (’Krapp’s Last Tape”) and Daina Michelle Griffith (”Not I”) go solo at the New Hazlett Theater.
Pittsburgh Bicentennial celebration, Fireworks in New Castle and Bill Maher at Heinz Hall.
A nostalgic and satisfying production of “Damn Yankees” plays at the Benedum Center through July 10.
The work signals a new direction for choreographer and artistic director Elisa-Marie Alaio, a Point Park University alumnus.
Marnie Quick of Pittsburgh Obama Academy competed in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards last Monday in New York City.
John Bolton and Sarrah Strimel play the Devil and Lola in the classic musical about the lengths a loyal fan will go for his team.
“Back to the Future” with the PSO, jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles, “Vanessa German: introspective” and more are on tap this week.
The Pittsburgh Foundation and Heinz Endowments granted support for 13 projects in the twice annual program that began in 2010.
Support for Pittsburgh venues that bear August Wilson's name have resonance to words the playwright spoke 20 years ago about arts funding.
Spoleto Festival went all out for a new production of Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” focusing on the opera’s distinct South Carolina roots.
Theater notes: Broadway shuffle includes closing dates for 'Shuffle Along,' 'An American in Paris' and 'Fun Home'
Pittsburgh connections abound in the comings and goings of shows in New York.
The Chick Corea Trio, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performance and the WYEP Summer Music Festival all scheduled for the coming weekend.
Cirque du Soleil performers give children a first-hand look at the alien elegance of the “Na’vi.”
Comedian, actor and “Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood Jr. will be performing at the Byham Theater on Friday.
A cast plucked from the national tour brings heart to the popular Kander-Ebb-Fosse musical about women who murder.
Kenny Blake jazz, author Theresa Brown, Third Coast Percussion and more are on tap this week.
Inspired by the movie “Avatar,” the arena show “Toruk — The First Flight” soars into Consol Energy Center this weekend.
The growing online service BroadwayHD was live backstage at the Tony Awards and previously streamed the off-Broadway show “Daddy Long Legs.
The actor-singer-host with the distinctive baritone is known for his roles as Billy Flynn on stage and J. Peterman on screen.
Performers, R&B singers, rappers, poets and painters will all be part of the program.
Kim El’s new play, “Of Nine Tales,” will be produced by the national Fade to Black Play Festival in Houston.
A somber tone also infused the ceremony at New York’s Beacon Theatre in the wake of the events at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
Leslie Odom Jr. and Renee Elise Goldsberry win best actor and featured actress at 70th Tony Awards Sunday night.
Yoko Suzuki jazz, a Noah Bendix-Balgley klezmer concerto, Jay Mohr comedy and more are on tap this week.
Costumes, set pieces and prosthetic makeup from the live television production will go on display at the August Wilson Center in September.
With 16 nominations, the Founding Fathers musical is a safe bet in almost every musical theater category.