by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
A Little Hotel on a Little Lake
In an obscure Parisian hotel, Monsieur Pinglet plans a tryst with his neighbor’s wife, but encounters half of Paris in the seedy hotel, including his own relatives and the Inspector of Public Morality in “A Little Hotel on the Side” It’s a door-slamming bedroom farce and it’s at the Little Lake Theatre, 500 Lakeside Dr, Canonsburg, PA 15317. For more information, go here.
The Red Room in the Mad House
Local singers and dancers unite in a brand new show by The MadHouse crew in “The Red Room” Sunday, August 23. Hear the vocal talents of Kelsey Purcell, Lindsay Pingor, and Patrick Bovo, and see some of Pittsburgh’s most talented dancers: Kerra Alexandra, Heather Lubay, Joanna Fliss, Alexandra Salerno, Josh Pugliese, & Joe Nickel in this red room extravaganza. You can find the Red Room at Latitude 360, 200 Quinn Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15275. For more tickets and information, go here.
That’s Italian Part I
While traveling to Italy with her mother, a beautiful young girl, Clara, has a chance encounter with a handsome, young man in “Light in the Piazza.” But Clara’s mom is trying to put the kibosh on the whole thing because Clara has a secret. You can find the “Light in the Piazza” at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square E, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, go here.
That’s Italian Part II
The sisters are back! Raffaella, Enestine, and Concetta return in Pittsburgh’s monthly live sitcom in “Sisters Sorella.” The reunited family is finding itself knee-deep in trouble after a cliffhanger ending in the last episode. Join them Friday or Saturday at 10 PM at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.
Reading is Fundamental
See three brand new never-been-produced staged readings at the kickoff of the Pittsburgh New Works Festival on Sunday, August 23. For absolutely no money down, you can see “Glue” by John Seibel, “Extraordinary Lies” by James Baden and “Flabby Abby,” by J. Thalia Cunningham. Yes, it’s a free night of theater. It’s at the Carnegie Stage (formerly the Off the Wall Theater) on 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.
And now a sixth thing…
Talk about it
It’s back! John McIntire’s “Dangerously Live Comedy Talk Show.” KDKA talk show host and stand up comedian John McIntire will be joined on stage by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s advice columnist and girl-about-town, Natalie Bencivenga, Pittsburgh Commissioner Heather Heidelbaugh and comedian Mike Buzzelli (that guy!). It’s at the Oaks, 310 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont, PA 15139. For more information, click here: