Off the Record! Satirizing Pittsburgh for a good cause

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Off The Record XVI: “It’s Bucc’n Huuuge!”

The Pirates' plight and the 2016 election absurdities provide hilarious inspiration for this year's installment of Pittsburgh's longest-running (and only!) boffo satire smash.

In its 16th year, OTR continues the happy tradition of musical hijinks, laughing at Pittsburgh news and newsmakers while benefitting the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and other good causes. OTR is presented by the two unions who most closely follow the news, the Pittsburgh Newspaper Guild (Post-Gazette journalists) and Pittsburgh SAG-AFTRA (TV and radio newspeople and performers).

Latest news

  • (Some) Good Seats Still Available

    October 2, 2015

    Prime orchestra and first row balcony seats at the Byham are going fast for this year’s show! Get thee to the Cultural Trust’s website and grab a good pair while they last!


  • Program Artwork is In!

    October 2, 2015

    The multi-talented Tim Hartman has done it again with his always-hilarious artwork for this year’s program cover. Enjoy!


  • Tix on Sale!

    August 20, 2015

    Tickets are now on sale for the event! Check out the details and grab your good seats early RIGHT HERE!


  • We have a theme, and a date! Oct. 8, 2015

    August 11, 2014

    That night OTR XV (ahem) takes flight with “‘Burgh Man,” inspired by Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton’s star turn as a mightily confused actor with a dark side. This year’s installment will feature some of Pittsburgh’s best pro actors plus a passel of its most devoted hams — and you never know when someone famous might […]


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Working hard in rehearsal -- just one week to go! ...

Michael E. Moats (as a bearded Mayor Peduto) and Wali Jamal (Andy McCutchen), with musical director Mike Mackey on keyboards, performed Sept 28 on KDKA. Afterwards, they posed with KDKA's Kristine Sorensen and OTR director Mindy Rossi-Stabler. ...