Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
It’s Conformity vs. Non-Conformity in a winner-take-all battle in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Ken Kesey’s novel that became an Academy Award winning film about life in a psychiatric hospital comes to life on stage. It’s at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.
A Starry, Starry Night
In 1904, people gathered in cafes to discuss art and literature (and there weren’t even any Starbucks). Comedian and playwright Steve Martin takes us to a mythic meeting between Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in “Picasso at the Lapin Agile.” It’s playing at Hambones, 4207 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. For more information, click here.
The ToonSeum wants you to play dress up Saturday, April 23. They’re inviting everyone with a cape to “Ka-Blam! Cause-Play.” Join Klingons, Stormtroopers, Ghostbusters, and Jedi Masters for this colorful costume party (costumes are not required, they’re just fun). It’s at the Teamsters Temple Banquet Hall, 4701 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. For more information, click here.
On April 23, the cast of “First Date” would like to ask you out for a “Second Date.” Join them for the world’s earliest late night cabaret (from 9 pm to 11 pm) as the cast sings songs about dating, love and more. It’s your second chance to see the First Date crew. Find them at the Cabaret at Theater Square. 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
Truman Capote comes back to life in “Tru.” Broadway actor Eddie Korbich will play the famous author and bon vivant (oh, that’s where that comes from!). It’s at the O’Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
A sixth thing…
You have a few more chances to catch “White Rabbit, Red Rabbit.” Each night with a different actor. See the show every Pittsburgh actor is talking about. This final week you can see Bricolage’s Jeffrey Carpenter, Diana Ifft, ‘Burgh Vivant’s own Brian Edward and more. It’s at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.