4530 Perrysville Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15229 +1 412 734 8476
The Pittsburgh Savoyards are a community theatre group that performs at various schools and facilities throughout the area to entertain children. Their productions are almost all comic operas by Gilbert and Sullivan, although other concerts and comic operas do occasionally make it onto the roster. Their permanent home is in the Carnegie Free Library Music Hall in Carnegie, PA, but during renovation they are staging their performances in the Catherine Thomas Theatre in St. Benedict Hall, in Pittsburgh.
2835 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 +1 412 257 4056
The Open Stage Theatre lives up to its name by providing a stage for local talent to debut original works. Since it began in 1992, the theatre has hosted 33 productions by top local talent. More than half of the productions have been original works. The Open Stage Theatre uses the stage at the City Theatre on the South Side.
57 South 13th Street (at Bingham Street) Pittsburgh, PA 15203 +1 412 431 2489
The Lester Hamburg Studio Theatre offers a unique experience. It is a black box stage, meaning the entire theater is a plain black room which is easily manipulated for a variety of performances. The audience can be seated on three sides of the stage, or any other way the director would like. The theater seats 99 people and is located next to the City Theater. The theatre season runs from May through September.
4200 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 +1 412 624 7298
The Kuntu Repertory Theatre was founded in 1974 to showcase works by African-American writers. After 30 years the theatre has expanded to provide African-American artists a chance to develop and participate in their social and educational growth. The company performs at various facilities and schools throughout the Pittsburgh area. They specialize in historical dramas, to integrate a rich ethnic heritage with their theater arts training.
5738 Darlington Road Pittsburgh, PA 15217 +1 412 521 8011
The Katz Performing Arts Center, located at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill, is credited with being the center of Jewish artistic life in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The center is home to Kol Isha, a Jewish women's theater group. It also hosts a variety of concerts, dinners, recitals, talent shows, children's programs and other events.
719 Liberty Ave Benedum Center for the Performing Arts Pittsburgh, PA 15222 +1 412 281 3973 or +1 412 456 6666
In 1946, this opera company began performing in an open-air stadium and has moved through a series of venues, including a canvas tent outside what is now, the Mellon Arena. Their present, permanent home is the opulent Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. The plush theater is the perfect place to host Broadway productions, such as "Miss Saigon," "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Gypsy." Each season features new and exciting shows, with touring companies fresh from New York stages.
5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213 +1 412 268 2704
Carnegie Mellon University has one of the best theater programs in the country; many famous actors, writers and directors have graduated from this prestigious program. The Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Showcase features the top actors from the school's drama program, as well as local talent, for five productions during the winter season and the summer showcase of new plays. Each July, the Studio Theatre features eight sit-down readings. The readings are free, but donations are accepted. Performances are held at the Kresge Theatre, College of Fine Arts, on the Carnegie campus. The performances are from Tuesday to Saturday 8pm in September to May and June to August they are form Friday to Saturday 8pm and Sunday 2pm.
3333 Fifth Ave Carlow College Pittsburgh, PA 15213 +1 412 578 6000
The Antonian Theatre sits on the campus of Carlow College in Oakland. The 915-seat theater is home to the Carlow College Theatre Group. In addition to college performances, the theater hosts a variety of performers, including the Pittsburgh Opera. Productions range from drama and musicals to dance to choral performances. Ticket prices vary and are sold by the individual production company.
3432 Babcock Blvd Pittsburgh, PA 15237 +1 412 364 3622
The North Hills Art Center almost seems out of place amidst the businesses that line Babcock Blvd. The store may be small, but it features a large selection of artwork by local artists. The pieces are affordable for the average collector. The center also has educational programs for children and adults, as well as monthly exhibits.
East Carson Street & Smithfield Street Bridge Station Square Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Located along the riverfront, Bessemer Court and Transportation Museum is an outdoor tour of Pittsburgh's industrial heritage. The Bessemer process was a technique brought from England to Pittsburgh by industrialist Andrew Carnegie for the making of steel. As they stroll along the river, visitors can view salvaged pieces of a Bessemer converter. Plaques describe the significance of each piece. The size of the machinery, even though it is in pieces, is amazing. The tour will provide visitors with a unique understanding of the steel industry. Admission is free, but parking is $1.
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