by Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant.
Ace is the Place
Saturday March 26, Reel Q presents “Night of a 1000 Hedwigs.” DJs John Cameron Mitchell (yes, that one), Amber Martin, Paul Dawson and PJ Deboy will spin vinyl at a grand party at the Ace Hotel. Reel Q is hosting several fabulous events over the weekend, including a screening of “Short Bus,” and a big dance party. Costumes are encouraged. Come out to the Ace Hotel 120 S. Whitfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. For more information, click here.
The hills are alive with “The Sound of Music” once more. How do you solve a problem like Maria? You stick in a nanny job for an uptight captain and his big brood, add Nazis and voila! Run away with the Von Trapp family for a weekend at the Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
The Revolution will be televised
Relive your favorite 90s sitcoms in a multi-media format, complete with commercials! It’s “TV Dinners” at the R Act Theatre, 158 Brighton Avenue, Rochester, PA 15074. For more information, click here.
In North Carolina a heinous act was perpetrated on African American women from 1933 – 1973. Playwright Marilynn Anselmi tells their story in the world premiere play, “You Wouldn’t Expect.” It will be presented by demaskus Theater Collective at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
Go with God
You can celebrate Easter with two plays about Jesus Christ. Catch “Godspell” at the Comtra Theatre, Route 19 North, Cranberry, PA 16066. For more information, click here. And/or attend “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the Strand Theater, 119 North Main Street, Zelienople. For more information, click here.