The “Buzz” from Buzzelli: Pittsburgh’s Top To Do’s This Weekend (12/3 – 12/6)


By Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.


The Dickens You Say!

Get ready for a twist on a holiday classic. Bricolage is finishing their Midnight Radio season with a Pittsburgh parody of the Charles Dickens story, “A Christmas Carol,” with “Yinz’r Scrooged.” Get your stockings and cap down to the Bricolage, 937 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.


Double Dickens!

Move over, Ebenezer. You’re not the only Dickens in town. PICT Classic Theatre is presenting, “Oliver Twist,” adapted for the stage by Alan Stanford. He wants food, glorious food (Note: this is the drama not the musical), and it’s at the the Charity Randall Theatre inside the Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. For more information, click here.


Eggs Not included

What’s better than a Denny’s Grand Slam? The Moth GrandSlam on December 5, 2015. Come out and see, Todd Shaffer, Tristan Reid, Tim Sommers, comedians Krish Mohan, John Dick Winters, Derek Minto and more. They’ll all be telling stories with the theme “Now or Never.” So, go! Now. It’s at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.


The Sarah Chronicles

Lily & Sam, an upwardly-mobile young urban couple, are in crisis mode. Lily’s pregnant & Sam is stuck in a panic that rings entirely true: they owe more than a hundred thousand dollars – how will they support a baby? That question will probably be answered in “Scared of Sarah,” at the Carnegie Stage, 25 W. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.


Have you heard about the Herdmans?

A group of unruly children learn the true meaning of Christmas in “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Come and see them at the Little Lake Theatre, 500 Lakeside Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317. For more information, click here.

– MB






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