Point Park University’s new Pittsburgh Playhouse, 305 Forbes Ave., downtown, will open for the
Point Park University’s new Pittsburgh Playhouse, 305 Forbes Ave., downtown, will open for the 2018-19 season. It will have a seating capacity of more than 500, with two more smaller theaters, and a courtyard for outdoor performances. Here is the schedule (for tickets go to pittsburghplayhouse.com or call 412-392-8000):
v “Cabaret” (Oct. 26-Nov. 11): A free-spirited cabaret singer and an American writer undergo change amid the growing fascism of pre-war Berlin.
v “Coram Boy” (Nov. 16-Dec. 2): This dramatic piece set in 18th century England follows the lives of people from very different backgrounds; some with a longing for a career in music, and a father and son who are murderous scam artists.
v “Vinegar Tom” (Feb. 22-March 10): This play explores issues surrounding gender inequality with inspiration from the 17th century English witch trials.
v “Sunday in the Park with George” (March 15-24): A musical about a fictionalized version of real-life artist George Seurat, and the creation of his most famous piece, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.”
v “History Boys” (April 5-14): With the unconventional guidance of their teachers, students at an English prep school use education to inspire personal growth and wisdom, and to help them through painful experiences.
"The Simpsons” (8 p.m., Fox): Ghosts from the past seek vengeance and only Bart can help them get it in the season finale.
TV listings, C5
The Music of Cream coming to KeyBank
The Music of Cream, featuring the children and a nephew of the original members of the rock supergroup — Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton — will come to Playhouse Square’s KeyBank Theatre on Nov. 1 at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $25, $35 and $45 and go on sale Friday at playhousesquare.org and at 216-241-6000.
The act features Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns (Clapton’s nephew) and plays the music of Cream while sharing personal stories.
The set list will include “Sunshine of You Love,” “Crossroads,” “Spoonful” and “White Room.”