by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
Saturday September 26, stand-up comedy gets frightening with “Stand-Up Horror,” Michael McGovern’s one man act that’s equal parts comedy, horror and cabaret. It was a hit at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival and now it’s back to gear you up for Halloween. “Stand-Up Horror” runs Saturday September 26 and Saturday October 3 at Modern Formations Gallery and Performance Space, 4919 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. For more information, go here.
Let’s be Frank
The Pittsburgh Public opens there new season with “The Diary of Anne Frank,” a true story about a teenage girl who writes in her diary during WWII. You can hide out with Anne at the Pittsburgh Public Theater 621 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.
The “Lower Ninth” is a play about the days after the levees broke in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. It’s at the Hill House 1835 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219. For more information and tickets, go here.
Pharus is an enthusiastic leader of the Charles R. Drew Prep School choir, whose ambitions & emerging sexuality place him in a precarious situation in “Choir Boy.” See and hear his story at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Avenue, Pittsburgh. For more information, click here.
It’s the closing weekend of the Pittsburgh New Works Festival. Saturday is your last chance to see six never-before-produced plays, programs C and D, and Sunday the festival closes with program D. Catch all the fun and excitement at the Carnegie Stage, 25 W. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.