By Michael “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant
Who watches the watchers? You do. You can spy on Winston and his love life in “1984” as he tries to hide in the future police state where Big Brother is watching you. Find all the intrigue and action down at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For tickets, click here.
Is there a Doctor in the House?
He’s investigated the deaths of the rich and famous, from Jon Benet, Kurt Cobain, Elvis and, most famously, JFK. He’s Dr. Cyril Wecht. Spend “An Evening with Dr. Cyril Wecht.” KDKA radio host John McIntire will interview the doctor on a variety of subjects on Friday, March 3 at The Oaks Theater, 310 Allegheny River Blvd, Oakmont, PA 15139. For tickets, go here.
The Who’s seminal rock opera, “Tommy” will be performed Friday, March 3. This special event is a fundraiser for CHOP, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Rock out at the Rex Theater, 1602 Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. For more information, click here. For more information and tickets, click here.
A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words
Saturday March 4 is the opening reception of the photography of Mara Rago. Select pieces of her work will be on display inside the Allegheny Inn. View her riveting photography in the historic Victorian mansion. It’s at the Allegheny Inn, 1010 Cedar Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. For more information, click here.
Catch the Tony award-winning play, “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” during its brief stopover in Pittsburgh this weekend. One of Martin McDonagh’s Connemara stories about a very plain woman and her manipulative mom. You can find this “Beauty” at the August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, click here.