Hotlist

Hotlist:  August 14, 2019

 

Disney’s The Lion King
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Benedum Center
September 4-29

 

Tickets start at $38.83.
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase discounted tickets and for more information.

 

Let your imagination run wild when the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical sensation returns to Pittsburgh!

 

Experience the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor and thrill to the rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscar-winning song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Circle Of Life.”


Cambodian Rock Band
City Theatre
September 14 – October 6


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

 

Part thrilling new play, part electrifying rock concert, it’s an epic tale of family, love, and heritage featuring the Cambodian surf rock music of Dengue Fever.


Looking for Violeta
Quantum Theatre
Frick Park Lawn Bowling Greens – Reynolds Street
August 2-25 (limited dates)

 

Students $18
Faculty/Staff/Osher    $39 (August 14, 15, 16, 18, 21 & 22)

Discounted tickets order forms are available at the PITT ARTS office (907 William Pitt Union).
Ticket order deadline: noon the Tuesday before the performance.

 

Experience this world premiere based on the life, music, and art of legendary Chilean artist and activist Violeta Parra. Gather under the tent in Frick Park, representing Violeta’s peñas – where music and dancing, food and drink provided cover for her activism – and celebrate Violeta’s inspiration with a live four-piece band.


Ballet Under the Stars
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Hartwood Acres – Middle Road Concert Area
August 18, 7:30 PM


Picnic in the Park and family activities begin at 5 PM, performance at 7:30 PM.  Family activities include crafts, food trucks, balloon animals and more!


Picnic in the Park tickets $60
–  include pre-show drinks and dinner in the VIP tent with PBT artists.  Click HERE for more info and VIP tent tickets.


FREE
performance!

 

Arrive early to stake out a prime spot and take part in pre-show fun!  Then join Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre under the stars for a free, open-air performance of highlights from The Sleeping Beauty!


A Few Good Men
Pittsburgh Public Theater
O’Reilly Theater
September 12 – October 13

 

$16.50 Student, $26.50 Faculty/Staff.  Pittsburgh Public Theater tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE for discounted tickets and more information.

 

“You can’t handle the truth!”  Don’t miss this riveting story about military lawyers defending two U.S. Marines accused of killing a fellow Marine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.    


One-Man Star Wars Trilogy 
CLO Cabaret
Greer Cabaret Theater
September 11-29


Tickets start at $16.
 
Pittsburgh CLO tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE for discounted tickets and more information.

 

Canadian actor and uber geek, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation to the stage in this mind-bending whirlwind show. Ross retells the classic trilogy in 60 minutes – no costumes, props, or sets – with all the characters, music, ships, and battles!


Spamilton: An American Parody
Pittsburgh CLO
Greer Cabaret Theater
Now through August 25


Tickets start at $16
.  Pittsburgh CLO tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE for discounted tickets and more information.

 

Don’t miss this side-splitting parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway. After tearing it up in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, Spamilton: An American Parody will stage a singing, dancing, comedy revolution in Pittsburgh for a limited time only!


Foreign Accents: Sonatas and Cantatas by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti
The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque
Synod Hall – Oakland
September 21 
(additional dates and locations)


$10 Student, $15 Faculty/Staff. 
Click HERE for additional dates and locations.  Students can purchase the advance student tickets (normally $10) and use code Pitt Arts Student to get a $10 ticket with no fees and Faculty/Staff can purchase advance General Admission tickets (normally $30) and use code Pitt Arts Faculty to get $15 tickets with no fees.


Delight to The Four Nations Ensemble and Chatham Baroque as they unite to explore works written by some ot the Baroque’s most famous vocal composers in this stunning concert! Featuring the luminous voice of soprano Pascale Beaudin.


Momix
Pittsburgh Dance Council
Byham Theater
September 21, 8 PM

 

Tickets $10, $12.75, $17.75, $25.25 & $35.25
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase discounted tickets and for more information.

 

Viva Momix is a collection of the most iconic pieces from the company’s  repertoire. Surreal and massively creative, Momix astonishes with nothing more than light, shadow, props, and the human body.