City Theatre Staging ‘AFTHOTWTTGOUAMSKCCONYC’; Pirates vs. Orioles (Wed.,9/27/17)

Karla (Jenny Putney) is astonished by Don (Tim McGeever) as Marcie (Helena Ruoti) and Geena (Kendra McLaughlin) recuperate. photo: Kristi Jan Hoover.

Karla (Jenny Putney) is astonished by Don (Tim McGeever) as Marcie (Helena Ruoti) and Geena (Kendra McLaughlin) recuperate. photo: Kristi Jan Hoover.

1) In A Funny Thing … , struggling stand-up comedian Karla and super-nerd Don fall in love at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. However, they are not the patients. Those are their respective mothers, who share a hospital room in this heartfelt and hilarious play written by Halley Feiffer. Feiffer’s other works include I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard and Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow. She’s also acted on screen and on- and off-Broadway. Her live-acting work includes the 2011 production of The House of Blue Leaves, in which she appeared alongside Ben Stiller, Edie Falco, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. A Funny Thing … premiered off-Broadway at MCC Theater in 2016. It makes its West Coast premiere in Los Angeles this fall. Pittsburghers need only travel to the City Theatre. PErformances through October 15. 1300 Bingham St., South Side. (CM)

2) Our battlin’ Buccos play the Baltimore Orioles tonight. There’s no promotions tonight just good ‘ol baseball. Let’s rally behind the players on the squad who are still playing hard. 7:05 p.m. PNC Park, 115 Federal St., North Shore.