Here are the Top Five Things to do in Pittsburgh the weekend of March 12 to15.
Want to come face to face with history’s most duplicitous women? You can at Professor Eldritch’s Asylum for Uncanny and Extraordinary Women. Uncumber Theatrics and Devious Maid Productions present a new all-female immersive experience at an undisclosed location. The show runs from March 13 to April 4th….somewhere. For more information, go to http://www.deviousmaid.org/prof-eldritchs-asylum.html
Grown Man Business
Aaron Kleiber was voted Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Comic in 2012 and 2013. This weekend you can see him headlining at the Pittsburgh Improv March 12 thru March 15. Two other local funny men, Sean Collier and Matt Light will be showing up as well. Everyone will be laughing at the Pittsburgh Improv, 166 East Bridge Street, Homestead, PA 15120. For more information, go to http://pittsburgh.improv.com/event.cfm?id=360220
Pittsburgh based actor David Crawford portrays H. P. Lovecraft in a one man show, “Lovecraft’s Monsters.” It’s a must for any horror aficionado. Cthulhu demands your presence, at The Maker Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. For more information, go to http://www.12peerstheater.org/2015-season
Long dead socialist Karl Marx comes back to see our super-capitalist (expialidocious) society in “Marx in Soho,” a one man, one-act play by Howard Zinn performed by American actor-activist Brian Jones. Philosophies clash at the Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. For more information, go to http://isopittsburgh.blogspot.com/2015/01/heads-up-marx-in-soho-coming-march-21st.html
Artists and Models
An artist is creating a triptych of black womanhood tenement above the chaos of a Harlem race riot in “Wine in the Wilderness.” His muse will deconstruct his notions of black women in a discussion about race and women that ultimately changes his work. Head down to the Trust Arts Education Center, 805-807 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go to http://trustarts.culturaldistrict.org/event/8503/wine-in-the-wilderness