By Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.
It’s Labor Day! Kids, you get an extra day of weekend! Go out and play!
Daddy’s Little Girl
King Lear is on the move. You can see him and his daughters at Frick Park this weekend (next weekend Regan, Goneril, Cordelia and the gang move to Arsenal Park). Shakespeare in the Park is going to be in a bunch of parks this September. Head over to Frick Park, Beechwood and Nicholson, Squirrel Hill, for the festivities. For a full schedule of the events, additional information and more can be found by clicking here.
The dinner bell is calling! It’s time for Dinner with the Nolens. This month the Nolen’s welcome the musical improve stylings of baby GRAND to dinner. It’s a Song-tacular Supper. Come out on Saturday, September 5. The melody can be heard at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
In a Big Country
One of Broadway’s faded stars hosts a houseful of family and friends, each looking for love and acceptance in “A Country House,” written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies. “The Country House” is at the Playhouse, the Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. For more information, click here.
On the Boulevard
There’s an opening reception on Saturday, September 5. Come see the stunning photography of Mara Rago. Rago has had over 25 exhibits of her fine art which have been recognized nationally and internationally. Her works have been published in several calendars, including “Feminine Frames, the art of mountain biking,”“Beauty and and t he Bike, real woman who ride,” and “Janine Lindemulder 2008.” The party starts at the Boulevard Art Gallery, 736 Allegheny River Boulevard, Verona, 15147. For more information, click here.
Come to Carnegie where Mayor Jack Kobistek and the Carnegie Borough have proclaimed September to be The Pittsburgh New Works Festival Month! See brand new premiere short plays at the Carnegie Stage (formerly the Off the Wall Theatre). Come down to the Carnegie Stage, 25 W. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, go here.