ShareThis Page

Theater Spotlight: City Theatre's 'Late Night Catechism'

| Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Kimberly Richards in one of her many performances as Sister in 'Late Night Catechism' at. City Theatre on Pittsburgh's South Side
CITY THEATRE
Kimberly Richards in one of her many performances as Sister in 'Late Night Catechism' at. City Theatre on Pittsburgh's South Side

Kim Richards is back as the unflappable Sister from Sept. 7 to 24 at City Theatre on Pittsburgh's South Side. On Sept. 9, she'll mark her 800th show in the nun's habit.

Improv comedy and Catholic dogma collide in Sister's tough but loving classroom, where pupils (aka: the audience) get a refresher course on the finer points of faith and win prizes for their scholarship. The show was written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan.

Since 2005, City Theatre has presented seven plays in the Late Night Catechism series, and Richards has appeared in all but one.

Throughout the run, she will be collecting donations to support retired Catholic nuns at 17 local motherhouses. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 2 and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets start at $40.

Details: 412-431-2489 or citytheatrecompany.com

On stage

“A Masterpiece of Comic...Timing”: Through Sept. 16. Presented by Little Lake Theatre Company. $13.75-$21.75. 500 Lakeside Drive South, Canonsburg. 724-745-6300 or littlelake.org

“Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage”: Through Sept. 17. Presented by Pittsburgh CLO. $38.75-$54.75. Cabaret Theater, Pittsburgh. 412-456-6666 or trustarts.org

“A Streetcar Named Desire”: Sept. 7-10. Presented by Actors and Artists of Fayette County. $12. Geyer Performing Arts Center, 111 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale. 724-887-0887 or geyerpac.com

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.