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Pittsburgh Theater

Whether you spell it theater or theatre, Pittsburgh has plenty of performances for you. From Broadway plays to children's theater, find theater venues, acting groups, performance calendars, and theater arts organizations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and surrounding communities.

Broadway Shows in Pittsburgh

Cabaret at Theater Square
The proud cornerstone of Pittsburgh's Cultural District, the Benedum Center is home to the Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Dance Council, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Pittsburgh Opera, and the Pittsburgh Broadway Series.

Apple Hill Playhouse
Enjoy quality theatre, theatrical classes, and children's programming in this intimate theater located in Delmont, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Carnegie Mellon Drama
Students enrolled in Carnegie Mellon's world-class theatre program produce a number of plays and musicals in the Purnell Center for the Arts on CMU's campus.

City Theatre
This professional, not-for-profit Pittsburgh performing arts organization produces a variety of plays (Broadway hits to "fresh and unexpected") in an intimate, cozy environment.

Gemini Theater
Pittsburgh theater group produces original and educational adult and children's plays. Located in The Factory in the Point Breeze section of Pittsburgh.

Kuntu Repertory Theatre
Founded in 1974, this African-American theater group presents the works of African-American writers through its mainstage and touring productions. Learn about upcoming performances and auditions.

Pittsburgh CLO
Enjoy the magic of live musical theater and Broadway classics at the Benedum, the 3rd largest stage in the country. Pittsburgh CLO hosts numerous performances during its nine-week summer season, plus its annual Christmas show, A Musical Christmas Carol, at the Byham Theater.

Pittsburgh International Children's Theater
Introducing children to the magic of live performance, this non-profit organization sponsors an annual 5-show Family Series at various Pittsburgh venues, plus the Pittsburgh International Children's Festival each May.

Pittsburgh New Works Festival
Twelve new one-act plays, including two plays geared specifically for children, are produced by different theatre companies during the four weeks of this annual September festival. All festival productions are performed at the Hamburg Studio in the South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Playhouse
Owned and operated by Point Park University, this three-theatre regional performing arts center boasts four resident companies producing professional theatre, Playhouse Jr. for family audiences and conservatory theatre, dance and musicals. Located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Public Theater
Pittsburgh's largest professional theater, located in the O'Reilly Theater in the heart of Pittsburgh's Cultural District.

PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh
Enjoy touring musical shows straight from Broadway at the Benedum, Byham, and Heinz Hall. Season runs September to May (see Pittsburgh CLO for summer Broadway productions).

South Park Theatre
Summer theater productions for children and adults. Located in the heart of South Park.

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