Shake it up!
This weekend you can see an eclectic revue of some of Shakespeare’s greatest & well-known scenes from some of his greatest comedies, as well as tragedies at “Much A-Brew About Nothing: A Drunken Night of Shakespeare.” There are a few things that go great together such as Laurel and Hardy, peanut butter and jelly and, of course, alcohol and iambic pentameter. It’s all weekend at Hambone’s, 4207 Butler St., Pittsburgh. PA 15201. For more information, click here.
Film History 101
Study up for “A History of American Film.” It’s a comedic satire of American films, especially those from the 1930s through the 1950s. You can catch it at the Genesius Theatre, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. For more information, click here.
Heidi Nagle returns to the Carnegie Stage with “This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things,” a one woman show about the abstract exploration into the human psyche, familial embarrassments & velociraptor. You can see her at the Carnegie Stage, 25 W Main St., Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.
They say politics makes for strange bedfellows. Today’s bedfellows are just bizarre. And they’re not all fellows. But they are pretty strange. Join KDKA’s John McIntire for standup comedy, comedy interviews and more at “John McIntire’s Dangerously Live Comedy Talk Show: Strange Bedfellows.” His guests will include comedian Gab Bonesso, Political expertise from former PA House Minority Leader Mike Veon and Damon Young of the hysterically snarky website www.verysmartbrothas.com. It’s at the Oaks Theater, 310 Allegheny River Boulevard, Oakmont, PA 15139. For more information, click here.
Read to me
The Pittsburgh New Works Festival begins with their Staged Readings this Sunday, August 21 at 7:00 PM. The kickoff event features Amy Tofte’s “Not About the Money,” Mark Costello’s “On Golden Sands” and Dennis Moore’s “Unlikely Event.” The event is FREE! It’s at the Carnegie Stage, 25 W Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. For more information, click here.