The 412 on Comedy
Thursday, July 7 come to Pittsburgh Improv Jam. Improvisers throughout Pittsburgh get up and perform together. This week, the hosts Well Known Strangers will be bringing in WTAE’s 4 the 412 roving reporters to the stage. It’s so much entertainment for $3. The show is at 10 pm at the Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.
Crawl to Daddy
Friday, July 8 is the Gallery Crawl. The Crawl promises art, music, architecture, film, networking and fun for free! You can start in any location downtown Pittsburgh and dip from one gallery to the next. There’s so much to see and do. Check out the map of events here.
Trust the Party
Things get hot after the Gallery Crawl with the coolest party in town, “Trust Cool” is the Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh party. There will be tasty treats from Trade, Apteka and the restaurants of the Smallman Galley, spirit tastings from Wigle Whiskey, and sounds from around the world with a Balkan-infused beats, Brazilian rhythms, electronic, funk and more. It’s at The August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.
Give a damn
Lola wants you to come to “Damn Yankees.” And we all know “Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets!” Come see Joe Boyd wiggle his way out of his contract with the devil in this devilishly fun musical. It’s at the Benedum Center, 7th Street and Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information and tickets, click here.
This is your last weekend to catch two short pieces by prolific Irish writer Samuel Beckett. “Krapp’s Last Tape,” performed by Martin Giles and “Not I” performed by (the lips of ) Daina Griffith. In “Krapp’s Last Tape,” a man recounts the glories of his youth with the help of a tape recorder. In “Not I” a pair of lips tell a chilling story about abuse. You can see both short plays at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information or tickets, go here.