Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.
Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang
When an elderly man shows up uninvited to the wedding, all sorts of trouble ensues in “Prelude to a Kiss.” He only wants to congratulate the bride with a kiss, but it’s a pretty uncommon kiss that sets up a new dynamic for the newlyweds. The honeymoon begins at the Little Lake Theatre, 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317. For more information, click here.
P.S. On October 11, you can support Little Lake by going to a party! Their annual Fall fundraiser is happening at the Valley Brook Country Club, 425 Hidden Valley Road, Canonsburg, PA 15317. At the event, Ina L. Block will receive the Will Disney Award and the 2015 Bob Jones Apprentice Scholarship will be presented. For tickets, click here.
Rivers of Babylon
Mark Delavan (Falstaff, Rigoletto, and Scarpia) portrays Nabucco in the epic story of the Jews in exile in Babylon in “Nabucco.” It’s a poignant story of betrayal and reconciliation at the Pittsburgh Opera (sung in Italian with English subtitles) and it’s at the Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.
On October 3, the Frick Art & Historical Center opened an exhibition called, “Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit and Other Works in Porcelain.” Antemann’s major works, the Love Temple and Pthe Pleasure Garden (inspired by Fragonard’s famous Progress of Love series) will be on hand along with a selection of her other works. You can find it at The Frick Art & Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208. For more information, click here.
Dancing for Diversity
The August Wilson Center is open and ready to dance again! Across the nation and around the world, PHILADANCO is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. Founded in 1970, PHILADANCO has a legacy of breaking barriers and building bridges across cultural divides, consistently performing for audiences representing an amalgamation of people from diverse communities. Come out and join the celebration on October 9, 2015 at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.
Reel Q Pittsburgh’s LGBT film festival opens October 9 with “Out to Win” a documentary about aspiring and established LGBT athletes sharing their experiences on and off the field. The festival has a host of other LGBT selections comedies, dramas, docs and more at the Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Theater, Pittsburgh PA, 15222. For more information, go here.