Hotlist:  October 16, 2019


William Pitt Union Lawn & Porch
Rain location: Alumni Hall Ballroom, main floor
October 20, Noon – 3:30 PM

Come out and tell all your friends to come to the PITT ARTS Arts Fest!

Featuring Squonk Opera performing their fabulous “Hand to Hand” show at 12:00 &
3:30 PM.

Plus, free cookies and photo booth on the William Pitt Union Porch. You can screen your own t-shirt or tote bag, have your caricature drawn, get henna art applied, and much more! A number of arts organizations’ representatives will also be there with hands-on activities & information on upcoming shows and other events and Pitt art students will be displaying and selling their art…and a color toss…Don’t miss it!

Artful Wednesdays: Sierra Sellers & Alex Jeffe Duo
Wednesday, October 23
12-1 PM
Nordy’s Place, Lower Level, William Pitt Union


Sierra Sellers is a neo-soul singer/songwriter whose rich and energetic voice is captivating.  Gifted guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Alex Jeffe, mixes far-reaching influences into a guitar playing style that shines.


No need to sign up. Just show up and bring your friends! FREE lunch with your valid Pitt Oakland campus student ID. Lunch is limited.

October 30:
Sweaty Already String Band

Giselle  with the PBT Orchestra
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Benedum Center
October 25-27


$16-$82 Student/Osher
$22-$85 Faculty/Staff
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase discounted tickets and for more information.

Hope, heartache and betrayal cast their haze on one of the most breathtaking ballets of the Romantic period, as a village girl is doomed by a lover’s deceit to a ghostly sisterhood of spurned maidens intent on revenge. Lose yourself amongst the mist and supernatural beauty of this fascinating story.

The Office! A Musical Parody
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Byham Theater
October 18-19


Tickets $27.75, $32.25, $36.75 & $55
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase discounted tickets and for more information.

Singing! Dancing! Paper! It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, The Office.

Tommy Sands
Calliope Root Cellar Concert Series
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts – Shadyside
October 24, 7:30 PM

Student tickets $14
Faculty/Staff/Osher tickets $36
Click HERE to order tickets.

You won’t want to miss this concert!  From the pioneering days with the highly influential Sands Family, bringing Irish Music from New York’s Carnegie Hall to Moscow’s Olympic Stadium, Tommy Sands has developed into one of the most powerful songwriters and enchanting solo performers in Ireland today.    

One Night in Miami
City Theatre
November 9 – December 1 (limited dates)

Students $15
Faculty/Staff/OSHER $27.  Click HERE for student tickets, click HERE for faculty/staff tickets.

1964. Cassius Clay has rocked the nation by winning the World Heavyweight Boxing Title; however, it’s what happens next that changes the soon-to-be Muhammed Ali’s life even more. Filled with music, hope, and the sense that “A Change is Gonna Come,” this theatrical event re-imagines the true story of Clay’s friendships with civil rights activist Malcolm X, legendary singer Sam Cooke, and football star Jim Brown on one life-altering night.

Revolution: The Music of the Beatles – A Symphonic Experience
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Heinz Hall
November 15-17

Student Tickets start at $15
Faculty/Staff tickets start at $21.39

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE for discounted tickets and more information.


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ greatest album, Abbey Road, with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Revolution: The Music of the Beatles – A Symphonic Experience features new arrangements  of “Come Together,” “Because,” “Here Comes the Sun,” “Hey Jude,” and many more hits from their catalogue, plus hundreds of rare and unseen photos of the Fab Four!

The Woman in Black
PICT Classic Theatre
WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio
November 7-23  

Student tickets $15
Faculty/Staff tickets $35

You can order tickets directly online by clicking HERE, then use Discount Code PITTOSHER35 for OSHER Students; PITT35 for Pitt Faculty/Staff and PITT15 for Students. 

The story begins when a young lawyer is sent to settle the estate of a recently deceased widow, who appears to haunt the house she lived in. That alone would be a great tale, but Mallatratt’s brilliant adaptation, with use of light and sound, conjures the most terrifying tale – a ghost story inside the mind of your imagination.

Mean Girls
PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh
Benedum Center
October 29 – November 3
(limited dates available*)

Tickets $29, $66.35, $79.85 & $88

* T/W/TH/Sun evenings


Pittsburgh Cultural Trust tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase discounted tickets and for more information.
Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde) and director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).