“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