Point Park grad Mason Alexander Park left Hollywood behind to remake himself as a musical theater star in Pittsburgh and beyond.
The company returns with a new venue in Highland Park, a focus on education and an opener about a woman on a life-changing adventure.
The Village Theater Company building will house two screening rooms and a small performance space when it opens in 2017.
The Front Porch Theatricals production at the New Hazlett Theater mines the beauty and spirit of the work about a cave rescue in 1925.
Hollywood’s Second City comedy club is trying to diversify the ranks of comedy performers.
Five storytellers recount their experiences of living between worlds during The Moth Mainstage at the Byham Theater.
Guitar virtuoso Gary Clark Jr., jazz bassist Dwayne Dolphin and Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” are on tap this week.
Lots of fairs and festivals, including the Shadyside Art Festival and the Rensaissance Festival are on the schedule for the weekend.
Danny McHugh and Nathan Salstone portray brothers Floyd and Homer for Front Porch Theatricals, in a show based on a real-life tragedy.
New procedures will be enforced at the Benedum Center, Byham Theater, Cabaret at Theater Square and August Wilson Center.
The Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, jazz percussionist George Jones and comedian Pauly Shore are on tap this week.
Also, “Seven Guitars” extends its run with two matinees at the August Wilson House.
The annual showcase of original one-act plays features works from Pittsburgh to Australia.
Lots of fairs, including the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival and loads of other activites scheduled for the coming weekend.
Spouses Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally mix music and comedy with R-rated details of their union for the show at the Benedum Sunday.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre offers free show at Hartwood Acres, a premiere by local choreographer Alexandra Bodnarchuk and a party for Gene
Author Sherrie Flick, country singer Scott McCreery and an opening reception at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts are on tap this week.
This summer, Patricia Wilde was inducted into the National Museum of Dance’s hall of fame, and her career is the subject of a new book.
The Hatch Arts Collective presents a drama about fractured lives in Washington County, through Aug. 14 at the New Hazlett Theater.
Farm shows, fairs and music, all on the agenda for the coming weekend.
The creators of “Chickens in the Yard” present a play about the effects of fracking on our lives at the New Hazlett Theater.
Lope de Vega’s “Peribanez” explores class and love in a Spanish setting with a Shakespearean flair.
The sites and sounds of the Hill District are in play for Pittsburgh Playwrights’ production, running weekends throughout August.
Shows include “Alice in Wonderland” musical and “Sweeney Todd,” plus Gilbert (sans Sullivan), Oscar Wilde and Wilder’s “Our Town.”
Soul line dancing, jazz and art openings fill the schedule for the coming week.
Erika Henningsen and Ben Davis lead a stellar cast in the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic at the Benedum Center through Aug. 14.
“An American in Paris” opens CLO season at the Benedum next summer, then newcomers including “Mamma Mia!”
The Flood City Music Festival in Johnstown, Brad Paisley at the Pavillion and a party in McKees Rocks all on the schedule for the weekend.
The actor takes time out from touring with “The Sound of Music” to take another Rodgers and Hammerstein role at the Benedum.
The company returns to Mellon Park’s rose garden for the Lope de Vega play “Peribanez,” opening Aug. 5.
The musical by Carnegie Mellon alums with an all-Pittsburgh team opens at the world’s largest arts festival on Aug. 5.
Maddie, who rose to fame on the Lifetime reality TV show “Dance Moms,” was named “Choice Dancer.”
OpenStreetsPGH, Magic Man TJ Hill and Steel City Pizzafest’s Game of Doughs are on tap this week.
Barber and artist James “Pee Wee” White draws on his experiences for Pittsburgh Playwrights’ production of the Hill District-set play.
Seven drum and bugle corps will compete Wednesday at Baldwin High School Stadium.
Saturday night festivities lead to the tale of a grown-up Harry & Co. in a book version of the play “The Cursed Child.”
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.