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This is Halloween
Start your weekend early with the Pumpkin King, Jack Skellington. Jack along with all the denizens of Halloweentown are about to invade Christmas in “Disney In Concert: Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas.” The movie will play on the big screen while the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays the music from the film. Head to Halloweentown at Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
An unusual dinner is served in “Brainpeople.” As the peculiar dinner progresses, reality unravels, sanity fractures and futures are irreversibly altered. The dinner bell rings at the Grey Box Theatre, 3595 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. For more information, click here.
Fickle Fingers of Fate
On Friday, October 23, it’s ladies night at “WoManos the Hands of Fate,” a staged performance of the cult film, “Manos the Hands of Fate,” with an all-female cast. The show also features a blend of pulpy, cheesy longform improv inspired by classic movie serials! It’s at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 811 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
The Dickens You Say
An orphan falls in with a group of pick-pocketing hoodlums in the musical, “Oliver!” Cause, boy, you’ve got to pick a pocket or two. It’s a dark, twisted tale that only Charles Dickens can tell and you’ll find it at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
There are scary creatures vying for the presidency and John McIntire is ready to frighten you with the cold, hard facts, and some comedy at his “Dangerously Live Comedy Talk Show.” McIntire’s guests are Mayor John Fetterman who’s running for the U.S. Senate, Former U.S. Senate candidate and world-renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht, and Handwriting Analyst Michelle Dresbold will sit down with him and talk the future of politics. It’s at the Oaks Theater, 310 Allegheny River Blvd. Oakmont, PA 15139. For more information and tickets go here.