Don’t have enough time to read all of the Harry Potter books? Don’t even have enough time to see all of the movies? Do we have an evening for you! “Potted Potter, the Unauthorized Harry Experience,” sums up all of the books in one brisk show. Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner take a magic broom ride from the boy wizard’s first day of school till his last.
You can fall under their magic spell at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Downtown Pittsburgh.
For more information, get your owl to deliver the latest issue of The Daily Prophet or just go here; http://trustarts.culturaldistrict.org/production/39141/potted-potter-the-unauthorized-harry-experience-a-parody-by-dan-and-jeff
There’s an effing good time to be had over at the New Hazlett from now until December 1. You can see “Motherf**ker with the Hat” Things are starting to look up for recovering alcoholic, Jackie and his girlfriend Veronica – until Jackie spots another man’s hat in their apartment. Jackie embarks on a sublimely incompetent quest for vengeance.
This MFing thing is playing from November 21 until December 7 over at the New Hazlett, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA.
Grab your hat and coat and head over, or just check things out here: www.newhazletttheater.org
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
You will find a lot of puns, jokes and just good times at WordPlay; Transit Tales. WordPlay is a themed storytelling event set to music. If you want to hear great stories about planes, trains or automobiles jump on the bus or drive down to the Bricolage.
Moth StorySlam host Alan Olifson presents WordPlay: Transit Tales at the Friday November 22 at the Bricolage Theater, 937 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh.
Burlesque is Back
RED CITY presents Express Burlesque – an exciting burlesque-style dance review that combines an old burlesque feel with a provocative, yet classy, modern twist. Gorgeous professional dancers will take you on an exciting musical journey that’ll make you want to get up and dance, with a holiday ending that is sure to set your holiday spirit a blazing. At Off the Wall Theatre in Carnegie: www.insideoffthewall.com TICKETS: HERE
Who’s Big Screen Adventure
A 50 year-old television show goes 3D this weekend when “Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor” is up on the silver screen this Saturday. The explosive anniversary episode will be simulcast in England and America at the same time at selected cinemas.
Grab your sonic screwdriver, fire up the TARDIS and join the Doctor for the special event.
Or just go here: www.eventcinemas.com.au/movie/3D-Dr-Whos-50Th-Anniversary-Episode
And now a sixth thing…
Light ‘em Up
Friday, November 22 is the 53rd Annual Light Up Night. It’s Downtown Pittsburgh’s biggest party of the year.
Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with music, art, and fireworks. There’s a plethora of events in the city. For more information, go here: www.downtownpghholidays.com
And that’s a wrap people. Come back next week for more fun things to do in Pittsburgh.