The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To Do’s This Weekend (July 23 – July 26)


By Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant

Off to see the Wizard!

Dorothy Gale is off to see the wizard in “The Wizard of Oz.” L. Frank Baum’s classic story of a girl, a talking Tin Man, a talking Lion, and a talking Scarecrow (they don’t just talk…they sing!) Come out and be delighted all over again by this iconic tale. It’s at Quaker Valley High School Auditorium
625 Beaver Street, Leetsdale, PA 15056. For more information, go here:


Go retro!

R-ACT Theatre Productions are presenting an evening of live stage versions retro sitcoms, a game show and commercials with the “T.V. Dinner Show.” It’s only $8 for a night of live entertainment on Friday, July 24 at 158 Brighton Avenue, Rochester, PA 15074. For more information, go here:


As We Stumble Along!

A die-hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, and the characters. It’s not too late to see “The Drowsy Chaperone.” The show runs through July 27 at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, go here.



Friday, July 24 you can swing out, sister. It’s the James Street Swing All Stars. Take swing lessons at 7 and get dancing by in the ballroom. It’s all at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 4222 Foreland Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Learn more, here.


We will Rock You!

Saturday, July 25, WDVE and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will rock you with “A Night of Symphonic Rock.” Carry on, my wayward son. Head down to hear special guest John Elefante, former singer of the group Kansas. It’s at Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here:


– MB



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