Last Minute Tickets in Pittsburgh: January 22-28

Don’t let the cold temperatures get you down! Bundle up to head out and grab last minute tickets in Pittsburgh to the shows you’ve always wanted to see. Getting out and about to do fun things helps stave off the winter blues. Just by getting out of the house, you can open up some fresh perspectives and have some new experiences. Not to mention, performances whether they be musical, acting, or dance, introduce us to new stories that we can relate to and heal with.s So grab tickets to a show below this week and let yourself experience a bit of bliss.

Iphigénie en Tauride

Capa Theater, January 20-28

In this production by the Pittsburgh Opera, after the Trojan War, the priestess Iphigénie must kill any strangers who land on Scythia’s shores. But, her world is turned upside down when her brother arrives on the shore, whom she thought was dead after murdering their mother. Does she follow her sense of duty? Does she revenge her mother’s death?  Or does her love for her brother allow her to set him free?

South Side Stories Revisited

The Lillie Theater, January 23-February 18

The world premier of this stage play tells the stories of Pittsburgh residents throughout the ages. In 2012, Tami Dixon sat on the sidewalks of the South Side of Pittsburgh asking residents to tell her stories. Hear these tales, and so much more,Z from a woman who’s observed the city for years.

Dancing With the Stars

Benedum Center, January 24

See all your favorite star dancers from the hit TV show Dancing With the Stars in this energetic dance showcase. Watch some of the top numbers from this past season of the show as well as new choreography featuring Brandon Armstrong, Rylee Arnold, Daniella Karagach, Pasha Pashkov, and others.

Speaker Series: Marie Yovanovitch

Heinz Hall, January 24

Hear from the former US Ambassador to Ukraine in this speaker series by the University of Pittsburgh. Maria Yovanovitch is known for her efforts to battle corruption and defend human rights as an expert on Eastern European affairs. 

Pittsburgh Poetry Collective presents Poetry Slam

Greer Cabaret, January 24

Sit down for an evening of creative talent right off the street. Join the Pittsburgh Poetry Collective for a poetry slam with eight performance spots for writers of any genre (first come, first served      ). Audience members can sit back and sip a glass of wine while they support the creative community of Pittsburgh.

Through the Wood, Laddie

Various Locations, January 26-28

Take in a multi-genre experience with Chatham Baroque. Guests Chris Norman and Pascale Beaudin join the group to perform music ranging from Baroque Scotland to French Canadian folk tunes from the Acadian tradition. 

Barber and Bartók

Heinz Hall, January 26-28

Native Pennsylvanian Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto was written in Pennsylvanian, making it a perfect selection for the PSO to perform for Pittsburgh. Barber’s concerto is followed by a Barton concerto for orchestra.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Shen Yun

Benedum Center, January 27-28

Experience stories of love, faith, and courage in China before Communism, all told through dances, detailed costumes, and a live orchestra. This is more than just a show, it’s a journey of rediscovering beauty, wisdom, and hope.

Story by Kylie Thomas

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