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Pittsburgh Cultural District

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Pittsburgh Cultural District


We are your showplace for Groups!

1500+ Performances, Custom Catering, Backstage Tours, Master Classes, Talkbacks, Workshops, Special Events and more!

The Cultural District in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh is a vibrant arts and entertainment center, featuring 20 galleries, 30 dining establishments and 7 world-class theaters! With 6 presenting and producing cultural organizations working together the curtain is always up in the Cultural District.


August Wilson Center for African American Culture

Season - October thru June. The August Wilson African American Cultural Center presents performing and visual arts programs that celebrate the contributions of African Americans not only in Western Pennsylvania, but nationally and internationally.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Season - October thru April. Five ballets throughout the season (including The Nutcracker each December), mainly at the Benedum Center.


Pittsburgh CLO

  • Cabaret Season - Year-Round. Productions at the Cabaret at Theater Square include plays, musicals and comedies. Most productions run for several months.

  • Summer Season May – August. Six large scale musical productions at the Benedum Center. Productions include locally produced work as well as national tours.

  • A Musical Christmas Carol at the Byham Theater each December.


Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Season - August – June. Appearing at Cultural District Venues:

  • PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh

  • Citizen’s Bank Pittsburgh Children’s Theater & EQT Children’s Festival

  • Dentons Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents Series

  • Pittsburgh Dance Council

  • Pittsburgh Guest Attractions

  • Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival 

  • First Night Pittsburgh

  • Liberty Magic

Liberty Magic - Buy out and VIP event info


Pittsburgh Opera

Season - September – May. Six opera productions per season - three at the Benedum Center, one at the Bitz Opera Factory in the Strip District, one at CAPA School Theater, and one at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. A number of free and low costs events throughout the season including pre-opera talks for every show, in-depth Opera Up Close lectures, and free Brown Bag Lunch concerts on select Saturdays.


Pittsburgh Public Theater

Season - September – June. Seven productions include plays, musicals & comedies at the O’Reilly Theater. Most shows run for several weeks.


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Season - Year-Round. Mellon Grand Classics, PNC Pops, National touring attractions and Fiddlesticks Family Concerts appear at Heinz Hall

The Cultural District Group Sales Departments are committed to providing you with easy and affordable ways to facilitate a group event and enjoy the multitude of art and entertainment choices available within Pittsburgh's Cultural District.


Located in Downtown Pittsburgh


6th – 10th St & Ft Duquesne – Wood St., Pittsburgh, Pa 15222


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