What is WordPlay?
It's part This American Life, part stand-up comedy. It's where some of Pittsburgh's best writers and comedians come and share their true stories while our DJ spins a real-time soundtrack - like an organ player in a silent movie theater, but less Olde-Tyme.

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Submit Your Story
Send us something:
1) Engaging (funny helps,but not required)
2) True
3) Around 1,500 - 2,000 words


A Taste From Past Shows...

What They're Saying

City Paper City Paper Short List

Post Gazette Post-Gazette Feature

LAist Interview LAist Interview  with producer, Alan Olifson

LA Times Top Pick LA Times Weekend Top 10

Metromix Metromix Top Pick

LA City Beat LA CitBeat Critic's Choice

Goldstar "Cool spin: w/ DJ soundtrack" 
 Goldstar "We were creatively inspired...We recommend this experience..." 

Past Performers

Andrea Abbate
Clay Allen
Romie Angelich
Tim Coyne
Jeremy Deutchman
Lauren Dombrowski
Matt Dwyer
Eric Friedman
Stirling Gardner
Lori Gottlieb
Jonathan Green
Annabelle Gurwitch
Meredith Hoffa
Deborah Kagan
Wendy Kamenoff
Jen Kirkman
Carl Kozlowski
Jessi Klein
Alan Olifson
Carol Leifer
Kelly Carlin-McCall
Taylor Negron
Elizabeth Payne
Eddie Pepitone
Corey Podell
Matt Price
Gemma Roskam
C. Brian Smith
Greg Swartz
Wendy Spero
Lan Tran
Lauren Weedman
Kathleen Wilhoite

2014 Season

WordPlay's 2015 dates are set. You should be so organized. So come to one show or collect all three!

Friday, April 10
Friday, August 14
Friday, November 20

All shows @8pm at the inimitable Bricolage Theater.
Tickets $20


Bricolage Theater
937 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Window size: 1366 x 738
Viewport size: 1366 x 610