Theatre spotlights for January from LOCAL’s Film/Theatre Editor Krista Graham


The New Year is upon us, and if you’re hungry to see some live theatre, you’re in luck, Pittsburgh is chock full of shows to see this month! Below is LOCAL’s list of live performances to grab your tickets for. 

Saturday January 4th Liberty Magic: Robert Ramirez is The MUSICAL 5pm

Sunday January 5th The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System Phips Conservatory 2pm

Sunday January 5th Presents Laughter-National Theatre Live at SouthSide Works Cinema 11am-2pm

Thursday January 9th at Mt. Lebanon High School “Broadway Cabaret”  7:30pm

Friday January 10th Jim Gaffigan at PPG Paints Arena 

Friday January 10th Pitt VSA: Susan Lieu x 140 LBS at the Charity Randall Theatre

Friday January 10th-12th AAFC’s One Act Festival at The Geyer Theatre Scottsdale

Friday January 10th-19th Dogfight at Comtra Theatre

Saturday Jan 11th Free Sample Improv Class at Steel City Improv Theatre 1-2pm

Saturday January 11th Downstairs at City Theatre 5:30pm

Tuesday January 14th Sequentia with Benjamin Bagby at The Pittsburgh Playhouse 7:30pm

Saturday January 15th Pittsburgh Speakers Series at Heinz Hall 8pm

Thursday January 17th Nick Jr. Live at the Benedum Center

Thursday January 17th An Elephant in the Garden at the Byham Theater

Thursday January 17th and 18th Normal-C at CCAC South

Thursday January 17th-25th Lunch Hour at the Butler Little Theatre 

Friday Jan. 17th Sign Language  at The Pittsburgh Public Theatre 7pm

Saturday January 18th and 19th Red Hot and Cole at the Butler Musical Theatre Guild 3pm

Sunday January 19th School of Rock at The Grand Theatre 4-6pm

January 23rd HAIR at Pittsburgh Musical Theatre

Sunday January 24th Opera: The Light in the Piazza at the Phillip Chosky Theatre 8:00pm-10:30pm

Saturday January 25th The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show at Omni William Penn Hotel 6:00-9:00pm

Saturday January 25th Shen Yun Performing Arts 7:30pm-10:30pm

Saturday January 25th Alcina at Pittsburgh CAPA

Tues Jan 28th Little Shop of Horrors in Pittsburgh at The O’Reilly Theatre 7pm

Wednesday January 29th Dancing with the Stars at the Benedum Center

Wednesday January 29th Swan Lake by National Ballet Theatre of Odessa at The Palace Theatre 7:30pm

Thursday January 30th The Book of Merman at Greer Cabaret Theater 7:30pm

Friday January 31 PGH BaM JaM: To Benefit Open Up PGH 6:30pm-9:30pm

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