by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.
Comedy with a Plan
Shannon Norman and Amanda Averell are offering an evening of stand-up comedy, improv comedy, and a musical guest all for Planned Parenthood of Western PA for Unplanned Comedy: A Gift of Laughs on January 9, 2016. Guests include Suzanne Lawrence, Molly Sharrow, Holly Price, Sean Collier, and Andy Picarro with improv comedy to Woody Drennan, Tessa Karel, Sarah Turocy, Annie Harder, Mindy Cooper, Jillian McCarthy, Alistair Spatz and special guests Baby Grand (Missy Moreno & Connor McCanlus). Tickets are $15 on-line, $20 at the door. All at Cattivo, 146 44th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. For more information, click here.
Yellow Brick Road
It’s time again to go off to see the Wizard in “The Wizard of Oz.” It’s an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, reconceived for the stage. Go see Dorothy Gale, the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man and Toto, too. The Yellow Brick Road is at Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
Cup-A-Jo Productions and the Pittsburgh Fringe are performing a modern retelling of Chekhov’s classic tale, “The Sisters.” Now set in on New York’s East Upper Side, the surrogate home and sanctuary for four siblings as they struggle to banish the ghost of their dead father. You can find “The Sisters” at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.
Big Bird’s back!
How do you get to Sesame Street? You go to the Benedum Center and meet Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Grover and the rest. They’re singing and dancing in the Pittsburgh. You can find all your furry friends at the Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Bring the kids. For more information, click here.
Give me some skin
On Saturday, January 9, Sharon G. Flake’s novel, “The Skin I’m in” comes to life at the Homewood Library. It’s at the Carnegie Library, Homewood, 7101 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208.For more information, click here.