Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 4/17/2016

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THERESA CAPUTO
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
4/22-4/22/2016
Star of the TLC show The Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo is taking her show on the road making live appearances at various theaters across the country, hitting the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh , PA , showing for one date only on 22 Apr 2016! Similar to her popular TLC series, Long Island Medium, Theresa will be doing super-sized group readings, hopefully connecting attendees with the spirits of their passed loved ones, along with sharing some of her personal stories about being a medium in her usual quirky style. Not to mention style tips for that hair and those nails! In addition, Theresa will share personal stories about her unique and fascinating life balancing the unpredictable nature of her gifts while maintaining her role as a typical Long Island wife and mom. ALL About Theresa Theresa in her blog claims that she has experienced spirit contact since the age of four but only connected with them in her 20s when recovering from an anxiety disorder. With seemingly nowhere else to turn to after multiple therapists, her mother decided to take her to a spiritual healer. This, she says, allowed her to open up her "chakras" and "release the spirit's energy" through words. - See more at: http://www.pittsburgh-theater.com/theaters/benedum-center/theresa-caputo.php#sthash.PGSzmz1T.dpuf
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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
Theater By The Grove
4/14-4/23/2016
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is based on an original improvisational play, C-R-E-P-U-S-C-U-L-E, conceived by Rebecca Feldman and performed by The Farm, a New York improvisational comedy troupe.  Music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin, conception by Rebecca Feldman, and original direction by James Lapine.  This quirky show centers on a middle school spelling bee and chronicles the experiences of six adolescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show includes improvisation and the participation of 4 audience members as spellers. Rob Gretta directs the production with music directed by Oliver Lo.  
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WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
12 Peers Theater
4/7-4/24/2016
With no director, no set, and a different guest performer each night, this play is performed by distinct local actors reading a script they see for the first time as they step onstage in front of a live audience. Using a menagerie of allegorical animals, the play is “not about Iran,” but grapples with the social phenomena of power, obedience, and manipulation. Will you participate? Will you be manipulated? Will you listen? Will you really listen?
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THE FLICK
Point Park University - Pittsburgh Playhouse
4/8-4/24/2016
Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Annie Baker’s The Flick peeks behind the curtain of a run-down movie theatre as three lowly ushers mop spilled soda, sweep popcorn kernels, and tend to the day-to-day, humdrum workings of one of the Northeast’s last non-digital venues. Tender and clever, Baker’s dialogue brilliantly captures the ennui of the underpaid, underemployed young people.
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GREASE
Byham Theater
4/21-5/1/2016
It's 1959, and Rydell High School's senior class is in rare form. The too-cool-for-school "Burger Palace Boys" are stealing hub-caps and acting tough and their gum-snapping, chain-smoking "Pink Ladies" are looking hot in bobby sox and pedal pushers. The 1950s high school dream is about to explode in this rollicking musical that is both an homage to the idealism of the fifties and a satire of high schoolers' age-old desire to be rebellious, provocative and rebellious. At the heart of the story is the romance between hot-rodding gangster Danny Zuko and the sweet new girl in town, Sandy Dumbrowski. They had a secret romance in summer, but now back in the context of school, peer-pressure and cliques make their love a bit more complicated. Can Danny maintain his cool dude status and still get make demure Sandy his girl? The whole gang sings and dances around Danny and Sandy's romance, through such hit songs as "Greased Lightnin'", "We Go Together", and "Mooning", recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation. Starting off with an eight-year Broadway run, Grease is among the world's most popular musicals and has a cult-like following, especially among teens!
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THE MASTER BUILDER
Quantum Theatre
4/8-5/1/2016
Henrik Ibsen; dir: Martin Giles.
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THE LAST MATCH
City Theatre Company
4/9-5/15/2016
Anna Ziegler; dir: Tracy Brigden.
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TRU
Pittsburgh Public Theater
4/21-5/22/2016
Jay Presson Allen; dir: Ted Pappas.
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