The Dance on Widow’s Row
New Horizon Theater Inc. presents “The Dance on Widow’s Row” at 7:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Homewood Branch, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. The romantic comedy written by Samm-Art Williams follows four widows who live on the same street in fictional Port Town, N.C. The ladies have buried nine husbands altogether and find dating in their town a chore due to the local men’s reluctance to get involved with these ladies. To help find a companion, widow Magnolia Ellis throws a party where three men haltingly show up, making it an evening of laughs. The production will run through June 14. For more information, call 412-431-0773 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company presents August Wilson’s “Fences” at 8 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The Pulitzer-Prize winning play, directed by Mark Clayton Southers, is set in the 1950s and recounts the early rumblings of the Civil Rights Movement. The play follows character Troy Maxson, a middle-aged Hill District resident, and his struggle to accept the generational changes that have allowed his son to succeed in ways that he never could. This is the last performance of the production. For more information, visit http://www.pghplaywrights.org.
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents its Full Bloom Summer Dance 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is an annual summer celebration and benefit bash that supports East Liberty LIVE! a program that delivers affordable programming to kids and families. The evening will include live performances, food, drinks and more. PANDEMIC will be spinning the best party sounds from around the globe. For more information, call 412-363-3000 or visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.
Jazz/Salsa Boat Ride
Roger Humphries & the RH Factor Band present the annual “Jazz on the River Boatride” from 12:30-4 p.m. at the Gateway Clipper Fleet, 350 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. The afternoon will include Roger Humphries & the RH Band along with guests, Latin band Azucar, vocalists Chris Murrell and Spanky Wilson, and Salsa dance instructor Loyal Martinez. The proceeds from the event will support the musical education of local youth. Reservations are required. For more information, call 412-321-1069 or visit http://www.RogerHumphries.com.
Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz Mondays from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere. The evening will feature Sandy Dowe with the Roger Humphries Trio. The attire is business casual. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.
Children Will Listen
Rema Webb presents “Children Will Listen” at 7:30 p.m. at the Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Broadway veteran and Pittsburgh native Rema Webb will return to the city for one-night only to bring her one woman show, “Children Will Listen,” originally directed by Billy Porter and presented by Rashad V. Chambers and Lyrical Braintwyst. Webb will sing while sharing anecdotes about living her dream while pursuing the balance of being a mother on Broadway. For more information, call 412-456-6666.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday guests can celebrate a decade of jazz in the Cultural District and enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented musicians. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.
The Rivers Club presents Wednesday Night Live Jazz from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. Every Wednesday night local artists, many from the Pittsburgh Jazz Society’s Hall of Fame, will perform. There will be a Jimmy G’s jazz buffet and more. This event is free and open to the public. Upscale casual attire, no jeans, is required. For more information, call 412-391-5227.
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