Pittsburgh theater companies aren’t tripping lightly into spring; they’re storming in.
From Oscar Wilde to wild modern dance to The Skivvies, there’s much on Pittsburgh stages this month than traditional Christmas shows.
Chamber Music Pittsburgh w/Sean Jones and Attack Theatre, Pens vs. Flyers
October in Pittsburgh is so full of live theater that one may hardly know where to start, so why not start with our Guide?
What’s new in Pittsburgh live theater this month? Big stuff—and lots of classical old stuff, newly re-imagined.
With so many shows to see on Pittsburgh stages this month, why not pick two?
It doesn’t matter if you opera, enjoy Shakespeare, or neither: Quantum’s new opera ivers ‘high art’ for all.
Don’t get tangled up! Come on out, because live theater is back in full force on Pittsburgh stages.
While many big theater companies go dark for the summer, it’s the time when smaller companies shine.
“Do you want to go to the Dirty Ball?”
“The Dirty Ball.”
“What’s a Dirty Ball?”
“I’m not sure, but I have two free tickets.”
Before 2009, I’d never heard of Attack Theatre’s Dirty Ball. The only Pittsburgh theaters I knew about were in the Cultural District. I’d just moved back to the city that year, after a brief stint in southern Virginia, and was reconnecting with friends. One of them, Katie, invited me to the Dirty Ball.
It was a last-minute invite, I