by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.
Here are the Top Five Things to do in Pittsburgh the week of December 18 through 21.
It’s getting bawdy up in here. John Shepard is back at Off the Wall Theater directing “Or,” a raucous adult comedy about the first female playwright in Europe. The show opens on December 19. “Or,” is at the Off the Wall Theater, 25 W. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, go to http://www.insideoffthewall.com/
Unplanned Comedy presents THESE ARE COMEDIANS. A live comedy podcast hosted by Woody Drennan. Three local comedians, Jesse Irvin, John Dick Winters and Alex Stypula will discuss comedy with Drennan. It’s happening Saturday December 20 at Hambones, 4207 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/408489685942960/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming&sid_reminder=6942600439669981184
Set your phasers on Fun!
Steel City Improv is going where no improviser has gone before. Deep space funny for the “USS Improvise.” Its comedy for all your Sci-Fi and Sy-Fy friends. It’s at the Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. For more information, go to http://steelcityimprov.com/
Move over, Christmas. Scooch in a bit, Hanukah. It’s Kwanzaa, too, and Kim El’s play, “Ubuntu Holiday,” is all about the Kwanzaa celebration. It opens December 21 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA For more information, go to http://www.pghplaywrights.com/
The Elf on the Slab
When one of Santa’s newest elves ends up with a toe tag on one of his curly shoes, it’s up to you to solve the mystery in “Elf’ed.” Attend a Christmas themed interactive murder mystery dinner at Gaetano’s Restaurant, 1617 Banksville Road, Pittsburgh. More information, and tickets, are available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/880119