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South Park Theatre

The Stranger

Abandoned desires, neglected selves, and—as is always the case with anything Agatha Christie has her hand in—intrigue and cunning deceit, run amok in South Park Theatre’s production of The Stranger. Set in a seemingly quaint London village, the play, adapted… Read More ›

Now & Then

South Park Theatre is a bit of a drive from Pittsburgh proper, but I recently caught their production of Now & Then by Sean Grennan. This show, directed by Allison M. Weakland, was an interesting combination of some of the… Read More ›

Funny Money

Director Rick Campbell chooses to open Ray Cooney’s play, Funny Money, at the South Park Theatre with the song “Love and Marriage.” The tune provides a peppy backdrop as housewife Jean Perkins (Renee Ruzzi-Kern) completes the finishing touches for a… Read More ›

Catch Me If You Can

South Park Theatre’s production of Catch Me If You Can has more plot twists and turns than a Parkway West construction detour! However, before we go any further, this show bears no similarity to the 2002 Stephen Spielberg movie or… Read More ›

Seasonal Allergies

South Park Theatre’s production of Katherine DiSavino and Kevin Mead’s play, Seasonal Allergies, reminds us that dealing with recovery from loss is not a skill in which us humans generally excel. When we hurt, it tends to makes other people… Read More ›

The Cemetery Club

The Cemetery Club, currently in performance at the South Park Theatre is a charming play about three Jewish women. They are life-long friends who are in their late fifties, live in Brooklyn, and all are recently widowed They meet once… Read More ›

California Suite

One of my favorite films is Jim Jarmusch’s Night on Earth, which traces five different stories unfolding simultaneously in five taxicabs around the world. When you clamor into a cab with the sunken seats imprinted with passengers of yesteryear, you… Read More ›