By Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
Games People Play
May 19th make an appointment for “Serpentine: an Alternate Reality Game.” It’s a film-noir style mystery where you will travel to different locations, encounter strange characters and investigate a Pittsburgh cold case. For more information, click here.
Friday May 20, it’s the Down and Dirty Dance party (Attack Theatre’s replacement party for the Dirty Ball). There’ll be cold drinks, a cash bar and hot pizza and a whole lotta dancing going on. Get your dancing shoes and go over to the Spirit, 242 51st Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. For more information, click here.
May 19th four actors take on 150 roles in “The 39 Steps.” It’s a madcap comic thriller with all sorts of crazy shenanigans when a young man falls in with a mysterious woman claiming to be a secret agent. Get the full scoop at the Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
On Sunday, May 22, you can see a FREE dramatized reading of “Oliver Twisted,” Pittsburgh playwright James Michael Shoberg’s post-apocalyptic “Old London Series.” It tells the tale of Oliver Twist, an abused orphan on the streets of a dystopic future London, where he falls prey to a host of sinister characters. It’s at the Carnegie Stage -off the WALL, 25 W. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.
It’s your last weekend to catch Rich Bach’s solo show, “You Only Live Twice.” See his absurd artwork at the closing party on Saturday, May 21. There’s over 140 works on display. Head down to Percolate: Art Space, Gallery, Creative Laboratory, 317 S. Trenton Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221. For more information, click here.