by Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant Contributor.
Here is the list for the Top Five Things To Do this weekend from June 5 to 8.
Wait for it
Didi and Gogo are hanging out waiting for a friend. They have a while to wait. Along the way they’ll meet Pozzo and Lucky and wait and wait and wait. There’s plenty of fun and philosophy while the are “Waiting for Godot.”
Catch PICT Classic Theatre’s rendition of “Waiting for Godot” at the Charity Randall Theater , 4301 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
For more information, call 412) 561-6000 or go to https://picttheatre.secure.force.com/ticket/
Send me an Angel
Throughline Theatre Company starts their new season with “Angels in America, Parts I & II.” In the 1980s AIDS becomes an epidemic. Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America: Millennium Approaches” and “Angels in America: Perestroika” will be at the Grey Box Theatre, 3595 Butler Street, Lawrenceville, PA 15201.
For more information, go to http://www.throughlinetheatre.org
Jungle (Dance) Fever
Friday, June 6 you can party in the tropics at “Party in the Tropics” at Phipps Conservancy and Botanical Gardens. A live DJ will be spinning beats in the tropical setting. It’s cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dancing in one of the most beautiful places in Pittsburgh.
Join the party at Phipps Conservancy and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
For more information, call 412-622-6914 or click http://phipps.conservatory.org/exhibits-and-events/featured-event.aspx?eventid=815
Sunshine in Shadyside
Sunshine comes to Pittsburgh. The LGBT community and Gleeks (fans of the television show “Glee”) will be dancing in the street with Charice (Sunshine Corazon of the aforementioned television show).
Pennsylvania is now the 19th state to have marriage equality, and they’re inviting the LGBT community and their allies to join them at “Equality on Ellsworth.” And now is the time to celebrate.
“Equality on Ellsworth” will be on the 5800 block of Ellsworth Avenue, Shadyside.
For more information, go to http://www.pittsburghpride.org/events/equality-rally-on-ellsworth/
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Godot above, Orlando Below. The Unseam’d Shakespeare Company will be presenting Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando.” In the play, Orlando finds himself/herself to alternate between gender and sexes. What happens when you go to bed as a man and wake up as a woman? Catch “Orlando” and find out!
You can find “Orlando” at The Henry Heyman Theatre, 4301 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (just below the Charity Randall Theatre).
For more information, call 412-621-0244 or got to http://unseamd.com