Sights & Sounds – July 24Published Jul 24, 2013 at 6:31 am (Updated Jul 19, 2013 at 2:48 pm)
Adult acting class
The Heritage Players Adult Acting Class will hold a recital of short plays and monologues at 8 p.m. July 26 at the Seton Center, located on Pioneer Avenue in Brookline. Admission is free. For more information, call 412-254-4633 or visit www.heritageplayers.org.
The Old Schoolhouse Players will present “Annie” at the Mt. Pleasant Twp. Community Center. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. July 26, 27 and 3 p.m. July 28. For tickets, call 724-344-7467.
The Meadows Racetrack & Casino announce its entertainment line-up for July with a mix of national and local performers. All shows are free admission.
• Silks Lounge – shows begin at 8 p.m.: Smoke n Guns (Nashville chicks), July 26-27.
• Pacers Lounge: AJ Fresh and a country artist battle it out, 9 p.m. Fridays in July; AJ Fresh and his Fresh Girl-Club Music, 9 p.m. Saturdays in July.
For more information, visit www.meadowsgaming.com.
The Hollywood Theater’s July schedule includes the return of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at midnight on July 27. The special 35 mm screening will include the Junior Chamber of Commerce Players, Pittsburgh’s official Rocky Horror floorshow cast. Get tickets at www.showclix.com/event/rockyhorrorjuly2013.
Other events include:
• “Rebel Without a Cause” (1955) will be the Hollywood’s July Senior Movie Matinee showing at 2 p.m. July 25. Tickets for the senior matinee are $5 for all.
• “Broken,” 9 p.m. July 29. A brutal attack happens on a quiet avenue with a devastating impact on three families. The Sunday viewing is free to Hollywood Theater members.
• 48 Hour Film Project, 7 p.m. July 28. Both are $8 general admission, $6 students/kids/seniors.
• “The Artist and the Model,” 7:30 p.m. July 24. This new French-language Spanish drama takes place during the summer of 1943 in an occupied France.
Sign up at gathr.us/series/dormont-previews for a membership that costs $19 for a month or $49 for three months, for a savings off of the regular box office price, or pay the regular price of $7 at the door for any movie.
Call 412-563-0368 or check the Hollywood’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HollywoodTheaterDormont) and website (www.thehollywooddormont.org) for updates.
Pittsburgh CLO will hold auditions from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27 at the CLO Academy for the staged reading of the new musical “Judge Jack Justice, The Trails of Love,” directed by Van Kaplan. Principal actors must be available Sept. 30-Oct. 5.
Needed are five actors who can sing well.
Auditioners can meet by appointment. Callbacks will be made by July 28. Call or email to schedule an audition time. Auditioners should prepare two songs of their best material; one up-tempo and one ballad. Bring legible sheet music in the correct key. Applications can be downloaded from www.pittsburghclo.org or picked up at the audition. Requests for an audition appointment should be emailed to CabaretAuditions@pittsburghclo.org.
If email is not available, call 412-281-3973 ext. 234.
Jazz saxophonist Lee Robinson will perform with the RML Jazz Trio from 8-11 p.m. Aug. 3 at Tambellini’s Restaurant, Bridgeville.
For more information, call 412-221-5202.
‘Fiddler on the Roof’
Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) South Campus Theatre presents the Tony award-winning musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at 8 p.m. Aug. 1-3 and 9-10. The production also includes a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Aug. 11.
Set in Tsarist Russia in the early 20th century, “Fiddler on the Roof” follows the compelling personal journey of a Jewish patriarch as he struggles to maintain his family ties and cultural and religious traditions amid an atmosphere of social upheaval and religious persecution.
Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or by calling 412-469-6219. The CCAC–South Campus Theatre is located in West Mifflin.
The Heritage Players will hold auditions for the musical “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. Aug. 3-4 at the Schoolhouse Arts Center, Bethel Park. Seeking ages 10 and up. Must do cold readings from the script. Prepare a song of your choice. Performances will take place Oct. 11-13 and 18-20 at the Seton Center, Brookline.
The Heritage Players will present its annual “Summer Broadway Revue” at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 and 15 at the Castle Shannon Municipal Center. Admission is $5. Box office opens one half hour before curtain. For more information, call 412-254-4633 or visit www.heritageplayers.org.
Relay’s Got Talent
Relay For Life of Peters Township will host Relay’s Got Talent from 3-5 p.m. Aug. 3 at Peters Township High School. Judging will be by a panel of local celebrities and prizes will be awarded following the competition.
The theme is Carnival for Relay for Life of Peters Township and activities begin at noon Aug. 3 at the high school with an opening ceremony. There will be live music, carnival-style family-friendly games and festival foods.
The luminaria ceremony, which honors survivors and those who lost their battle with cancer, begins at 9 p.m. Luminaria may be purchased at the luminaria tent the day of the relay for $10. Pinwheels that can hold up to six names honoring or remembering someone affected by cancer are available in advance at the luminaria tent for $20.
For more information about the pinwheels or luminaria, contact Rita Reo at 724-263-9329. For those interested in forming a team for the relay, supporting a team, or who need more information about the teams or the talent show, call Margie Smith at 724-222-6911 or visit www.relayforlife.org/papeterstwp.
Mt. Lebanon Recreation Department will offer a day trip to the Seven Springs Wine & Food Festival on Aug. 25 for adults 21 and older.
Cost of $99/person includes brunch, a ticket to the festival and transportation.
• “Noah the Musical” at the Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster, Oct. 12 for those 18 years of age and older.
Cost of $139 per person includes dinner, show and transportation. Register by Aug. 26.
Call 412-343-3409 for information or to register for either trip.
Washington Symphony Orchestra announced receipt of a $7,000 grant from The Heinz Endowments’ Small Arts Initiative to assist with the production of its Oct. 12 concert, “Space – The Final Frontier,” which will take place at 8 p.m. at Trinity High School.
Grants from The Heinz Endowments’ Small Arts Initiative are designed to further the development of small, professional arts’ organizations by providing support for specific projects or other artistic opportunities.
The Heinz Endowments supports efforts to make southwestern Pennsylvania a premier place to live and work, a center for learning and educational excellence, and a region that embraces diversity and inclusion. For tickets, call 724-223-9796 or visit www.washsym.org.