It’s become a tradition of sorts for artistic director Terrence Orr to freshen up his Pittsburgh-flavored “Nutcracker” from year to year.
Former PSO concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley performs; Chinese activist and author Chen Guangcheng reads; “Holiday RAWk” showcase; and more
Newlyweds Joe Manganiello of Mt. Lebanon and Sofia Vergara are asking asking guests to make donations in lieu of wedding gifts.
The play touches down in Lawrenceville with themes of acceptance and family, as it inaugurates the theater company’s New Voices program.
The group is in the process of building the Vanguard Theater, slated to open in September 2016.
A listing of weekend events
Friends mix vulgarity with loyalty and a shocking agenda in “Small Engine Repair,” a presentation at the black box theater in Braddock.
The 2016 Post-Gazette Critic's Choice theater tour heads to London March 6-13, when the daffodils and magnolias will be in bloom.
Legendary soul group the Dramatics headline the Donald Patterson Jr. Keeping Soul Music Alive Awards tonight.
Curriculum changes, community collaborations and choreographer commissions are just some of what he’s been up to in the past year.
The collaborative pop-up dance series began in October and runs through this weekend in the intimate gallery space Downtown.
Dominique Morisseau’s drama runs through Dec. 13 at the South Side theater’s Hamburg Studio.
We look back on Billy Porter’s journey to the heights of Broadway musical success and what’s next for the Pittsburgh native.
Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre stages August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” at the August Wilson Center.
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” is a musical to die for.
Swing dancing, Livingston Taylor, Poinsettias and Pointes and holiday bazaars are all on the agenda for the coming weekend.
The university’s production of “Jesus in India” blew up in controversy, but not because of the use of profanity and sexual activity.
‘Small Engine Repair,’ barebones productions
The Flaherty-Ahrens team was joined by Tony Kushner, Julie Taymor and the late Roger Rees among others honored at the ceremony.
The oft-adapted 1740s farce finds its footing on the whimsical turntable set at the O’Reilly Theater.
“The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway” challenges writers, directors and actors to create and perform new plays in day for a good cause.
The farcical operetta “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” arrives in Pittsburgh with some tweaks from the Broadway version.
Poets Yona Harvey and Malcolm Friend, spoken word artist Ursula Rucker, the experimental documentary “#blackmendream” and more.
Dance review: Attack Theatre takes audiences into children's imaginations in 'Remainder | Northside'
Dancers spent 18 months engaging with children in North Side schools and youth groups, asking them about their lives and aspirations.
The author defends his action as reflecting the fact that “people of color are not simply replaceable.”
Playwright Lloyd Suh won’t allow his play to be performed because the actors aren’t Asian.
Student actors had rehearsed for weeks for a production of “Jesus in India” with Caucasians playing the parts of Indian characters.
The Dark Star Orchestra honors The Dead, Boz Skaggs hits town, so does Christian singer Chris Tomlin and the Benedum celebrates chocolate.
Southers is in the midst of producing the 10 plays — nine set in the Hill District — that comprise August Wilson's century cycle.
Dominique Morisseau’s play about a strong woman’s confrontational reunion with her activist father opens at the South Side theater.
The multicultural dance and music ensemble will perform its latest show, “New Horizons,” this weekend at West Mifflin Area Middle School.
Over the past 18 months, the dance company tapped into the North Side neighborhood for inspiration for “Remainder | Northside.”
The 12-member ensemble — a training company for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater — will stage a mixed repertory program here tonight.
Sexual assault on campus a timely focus of “Good Kids,” a play presented by the University of Pittsburgh’s Stages theater group.
Mark Clayton Southers directs as Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company continues its second journey through August Wilson’s 10-play cycle.
“My People Social” at Kelly-Strayhorn, editor of “Guantánamo Diary” reads at City of Asylum, special tour of Harmonist buildings and more.
Summary of Hollywood’s biggest films inaugurates the stage of the renovated movie house in Irwin.
Sir Thomas Allen, whose story inspired “Billy Elliot,” will play Don Alfonso and direct the Mozart opera at the Benedum Center.
The circus rolls into town, bellydancers cavort, Alfio sings and “West Side Story” returns to Heinz Hall.
Father-daughter story “Sunset Baby” centers on a smart and sexy hustler.
“A Servant of Two Masters” includes juicy roles, audience participation and a lot of moving parts for Ted Pappas’ 50th as a Public director.
East meets West in a fresh way in Aakash Odedra’s “Rising,” in which his own solo choreography shares the stage with three others.
Karla Boos of Quantum Theatre and multidisciplinary artist Brett Kashmere will receive the Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Awards.
Abby Lee Miller, formerly of Penn Hills and the owner of Abby Lee Dance Co. in Penn Hills, filed for bankruptcy in 2010.
Ringling Bros.circus introduces pigs as new entertainment for its “Legends” show opening in Pittsburgh Wednesday.
Consumers can follow the path of new technology to creative platforms for experiencing entertainment.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre students tried on their costumes for the first time for their December performances of “The Nutcracker.”
Mezzo-soprano Marianne Cornetti sings, jazz trombonist Reggie Watkins plays, and comedian Sheryl Underwood performs.