CURIOSITY: THE PLAY BOOK by Attack Theatre. Live and also livestreamed, Feb. 3 – 5.
Attack Theatre, Pittsburgh’s renowned modern-dance-and-theater company, performs original works that range from deeply dramatic to tons of fun. The common thread is that they’re often hard to describe in a couple of sentences, and so it goes with Curiosity: The Play Book. Let’s start with the obvious and say the theme is curiosity. Then we can borrow a line from the company’s promo material, which promises that the piece “will ignite feelings of joy and wonderment to momentarily let habits, responsibilities, grocery shopping, middle school assignments, old friend drama, dirty laundry, and bad coffee melt away.” Inside info further indicates that an inflatable snowman is part of the action. Curiosity was devised by the Attack dancers, with choreography by artistic directors Peter Kope and Michele de la Reza. Furthermore, don’t let the snowman thing mislead you into thinking the show will have you shivering through an outdoor production. Curiosity: The Play Book is staged indoors at Attack Theatre’s new studio facility, and livestream tickets are available as well. 7 p.m. 212 45th St., Lawrenceville.