By Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
Get ready for monsters, mummies and more at Yelp’s Monster Bash! You’re invited to the Mattress Factory on October 28 from 8-10pm for a free evening filled with spooky sights, sounds and snacks! The event is FREE, but a $10 suggested donation will benefit the Mattress Factory. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Dress up and get down to the Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.
A Great Big Nightmare
Come out and see A Great Big World performing a FREE show at Nightmare on Hellsworth on Friday, October 30. Also performing will be Pittsburgh’s own Chris Jamison, Mish, Nick Bramlett, C.J. Mitchell & DJ Colt. Come out and in costume for the costume contest. Hellsworth is on blocked off section of Ellsworth Ave at Maryland Avenue. For more information, click here.
Prime Stage is getting witchy with it. They are presenting Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible.” In late mid-century Salem, Massachusetts, accusations of witchcraft are brought forth against a troubling number of young girls & adult women of the town. It’s at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.
It’s not too late to catch the University of Pittsburgh’s production of “Water by the Spoonful.” A motley crew gathers in an Internet chatroom to share life’s fragile successes and help weather its bleak realities. It’s at the Henry Heymann Theatre, inside the Stephen Foster Memorial Theater, 4301 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. 15213. For more information, click here.
The Day After
Once Halloween is over, there’s one more place for to see people dress up. Come out and see the best male and female impersonators in Pittsburgh at Kierra Darshell’s Drag Brunch on November 1. It’s at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 422 Foreland Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.