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7/19-20 WordPlay @ Bricolage Theater

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , on July 12, 2019 by 6GPress

8 PM FRIDAY, JULY 19 & SATURDAY, JULY 20…

With brazen honesty and creativity, actors, comedy writers, and everyday people read their own stories while our DJ spins a real-time soundtrack using anything from Brahms to Beyoncé. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll get an extremely intimate look into the life of a total stranger. Join us at 7:30 for free drinks and games at Happy Half-Hour! You never know what surprises we’ll have in store, but they’ll always be original and interactive (don’t worry, participation is optional).

Our July powerhouse storytellers:
Jamie Agnello
Billy Jenkins
Maria Simbra
TJ Parker-Young

Hosted by Alan Olifson, award-winning humor columnist, public radio commentator, comedian, and regular host of Pittsburgh’s monthly Moth StorySLAMs.Partnered with a live soundtrack from DJ Tracksploitation!

Friday performances of WordPlay feature ASL interpretation. See our website or contact Fred at 412.471.0999 or fred@webbricolage.org for full accessibility information.

3/8-9 WordPlay @ Bricolage Theater

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , on March 7, 2019 by 6GPress

THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY…

This hybrid storytelling sensation has been growing in popularity since its co-producer, Alan Olifson, brought it to Pittsburgh over 4 years ago. With its steadily growing audience and frequent media buzz, WordPlay has become a staple of Pittsburgh’s literary and theater scene.

Buy Tickets $25

The Breakdown

Happy Half-Hour: 7:30pm-8:00pm (free drinks!)

Come for WordPlay’s free Happy Half-Hour! You never know what surprises we’ll have in store, but they’ll always be original and interactive (don’t worry, participation is optional). Will you get the chance to record your own story in our “mini-studio” or a take part in an epic audience party game? You have to show up if you want to find out!

The Show: 8:00pm

With brazen honesty and creativity, actors, comedy writers, and everyday people read their own stories while our DJ spins a real-time soundtrack using anything from Brahms to Beyoncé. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll get an extremely intimate look into the life of a total stranger.

What is WordPlay and why is it so special?

It’s simply real people, sharing real stories with a real live soundtrack.

Please Note: WordPlay presents stories about real people in real situations. We value all true stories and showcase a range of experiences and adventures in our programming. Due to the real nature of our stories, WordPlay is not always suitable for very young people and sensitive listeners. Please be advised when considering attendance.

Joining Alan & Tracksploitation this month will be Julianne Avolio, Robert Dvorchak, Drew Praskovich, & Cory Siri.

11/16-17 WordPlay @ Bricolage Theater

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , on November 14, 2018 by 6GPress

8PM FRIDAY & SATURDAY…

This hybrid storytelling sensation has been growing in popularity since its co-producer, Alan Olifson, brought it to Pittsburgh over 4 years ago. With its steadily growing audience and frequent media buzz, WordPlay has become a staple of Pittsburgh’s literary and theater scene. In November, we’re hosting a special edition, featuring a few of our favorite stories from Wordplays past!

Or (recommended) get there at 7:30 & get complimentarily lubricated for the performance. November’s storytellers are

  • Brian Broome
  • Tami Dixon
  • Parag S. Gohel
  • Kelly Trumbull

& your host, Manchild author Alan Olifson. Tracksploitation accompanies ’em. $25 & fills up fast b/c it’s actually good.