All Events | Starting Thursday, August 30, 2012
A Talent for Murder
In this merry murder mystery, mayhem ensues when the family of cigar smoking suspense novelist Anne Royce McClain plots her death in order to get their hands on her art collection. A cast of quirky characters rounds out this exciting comic thriller.
Morales play Grieg
Music Director Walter Morales solos in Grieg's Piano Concerto with guest conductor Maria Sensi Sellner.
Come Blow Your Horn
Neil Simon's first Broadway comedy smash. Alan Baker, a 30-ish swinging bachelor with time, money and women to spare, welcomes rebellious and eager 21-year brother Buddy into his den of iniquity while their horrified parents can only watch and pray. This farcical 60's romp became a hit movie starring Frank Sinatra.
Alan Irvine directs FREE outdoor performances of Shakespeare's The The Tempest is a revenge play – but also about family, and, of course, romance – with comical results. PSIP serves up rough-and-tumble, contemporary Shakespeare plays using the parks' environs as the set and the audience as part of the action. Bring a blanket and be prepared as the show must go on in any kind of weather.
Music Under the Stars
Maestro André Raphel and the Wheeling Symphony with master trumpeter Rodney Mack present these annual free outdoor concerts: Sunday at the Anne Kuchinka Amphitheatre in Oglebay Park in Wheeling, and Monday at McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown, WV.
David Harrison, piano
Pianist David Harrison plays favorite piano classics spanning nearly 200 years of great music.
Jersey Boys is "Working Its Way Back" to Pittsburgh! It's the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons. Watch how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history with such hits as "Sherry," "Big Girls Don’t Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night" and "Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You."
Music of Golijov and Ljova
Klezmer and gypsy inspired works including Asha, Love Potion, and Expired by Ljova (Lev Zhurbin), then The Dreams and Prayers of Issac the Blind by Osvaldo Golijov. Free admission. Donations welcome. Cash bar.
River City Swing Band
The Downtown Pittsburgh Partnership's Farmers Maket Lunchtime Concert Series presents the River City Swing Band complete with a swing dance duo.
August: Osage County
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play, Tracy Letts' August: Osage County is a wild ride that tells the story of the Westons, a hysterical yet horrifically dysfunctional clan that comes together at their Oklahoma home when the patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and secrets, the family must also contend with Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of this storm. Directed by John Shepard.