THRU APR. 6 – BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK. Longtime Pittsburgh director/choreographer Tomé Cousin directs this hilarious satire of race in the glamorous days of Old Hollywood, an era where the only les for African-American women are maids. Produced by The Rep in the Studio Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Click on Vera for more info.
APR. 11-13 – PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE. PBT finishes off the season at the Benedum Center with the bubbling Spanish ballet Don Quixote. For more info, click on PBT. APR. 12 – THE DIRTY BALL. One of Pittsburgh’s fabulous annual events with dirty martinis, some dirty dancing, non-dirty food and good clean fun. Jane Street Warehouse. Click on Attack.
APR. 12 – SECOND SATURDAYS. Spontaneity springs eternal with The Pillow Project at The Space Upstairs. 8 p.m. to midnight. $10 at the door.
APR. 17- 19 - CONSERVATORY DANCE COMPANY. An array of international choreographers leave their stamp on Point Park University dance students, including George Balanchine, Martha Graham, David Parsons and Dwight Rhoden. Byham Theater, For more info, click on PPU.
APR. 25-27 – POINT PARK UNIVERSITY CONNECTIONS. The adjunct faculty designs original works for Point Park’s dance students to finish out the season. George Rowland White Studio. For more info, click on Connect.
APR. 27 – PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE. PBT’s Swan Lake goes on tour to the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre in Morgantown, West Virginia with the PBT Orchestra. 3 p.m. Click on Swan.