Theater

  • March 4, 2017

    The Mask and Wig Club of the University of Pennsylvania Presents “ No Place like Rome”

    The Mask and Wig Club, founded in 1889, is the nation’s oldest all-male collegiate musical comedy troupe. Created as an alternative to the existing theatrical and dramatic outlets at Penn, Mask and Wig has presented comedy, music, and dancing to audiences across the country while upholding its credo "Justice to the stage; credit to the University."

  • March 10

    Kente Arts Alliance Presents “Whitfield Family Band” & “Mark Strickland Quartet”

    Considered the Best Guitarist in the Business by NYT, Mark Whitfield has collaborated with such notables as Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Gladys Knight, and Wynton Marsalis. He credits George Benson as being his greatest teacher and mentor. In this Pittsburgh engagement, he will perform with the The Whitfield Family Band which includes his two sons: Grammy nominated drummer, Mark Whitfield, Jr. and paints Davis Whitfield.

  • March 25

    José Can Speak

    Written and directed by Linda Nives-Powell, award-winning writer of Yo Soy Latina!, the monologues in José Can Speak explore the lives and relationships of Latino men. Inspired by real people, the monologues in José Can Speak range from comical to serious and explore a variety of topics. From the war in Iraq, to the guy at the Copa looking for love, or the gay Latino who marries a woman to get his father off his back. Performed as a series of colorful and diverse monologues, this show will entertain, educate, and provoke insightful thought about what truly resides in the heart of a Latino man as told by the Latinas.