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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

Benedum Center

The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust theater, is a focal point of Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The 2,800-seat theater is home to Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presentations including PNC Broadway Across America, Pittsburgh Dance Council, CD Live, Pittsburgh International Children's Theater, Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents, and First Night Pittsburgh. The Trust also provides priority programming dates on the Benedum stage to Cultural District resident companies including Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Opera. The venue is also available on a rental basis to promoters and community groups.

New Bag Policy

A guest to a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust venue or event may enter with one bag that is no larger than 16” x 16” x 8”. The definition of a bag includes, but is not limited to, purses, tote bags, duffel bags, suitcases, knapsacks, backpacks, packages, cartons, paper sacks, briefcases, portfolio cases, binocular cases, camera equipment cases, and any other type of device or vessel used for carrying or concealing items. Bags are subject to search and theatergoers may be requested to open their jackets prior to entering. Guests with prohibited items may return them to their vehicles. Unattended items left outside the facility doors will be discarded to ensure patron safety.

Directions

The address is 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Seating Chart 

Benedum Overview
Benedum Center Detailed Seating Chart

Upcoming Performances

The Rake's Progress

The Rake's Progress

April 30, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Opera
Venue: Benedum Center

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Shen Yun

Shen Yun

May 10, 2016 - May 11, 2016
Presented By: The Greater Philadelphia Falun Dafa Association
Venue: Benedum Center

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The Gipsy Kings

The Gipsy Kings

May 14, 2016
Presented By: 35 Concerts
Venue: Benedum Center

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Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

May 21, 2016
Presented By: JS Touring, LLC
Venue: Benedum Center

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MATILDA THE MUSICAL

MATILDA THE MUSICAL

May 31, 2016 - June 12, 2016
Presented By: PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh CLO
Venue: Benedum Center

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CHICAGO

CHICAGO

June 17, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh CLO
Venue: Benedum Center

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DAMN YANKEES

DAMN YANKEES

July 5, 2016 - July 10, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh CLO
Venue: Benedum Center

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SHREK THE MUSICAL

SHREK THE MUSICAL

July 15, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh CLO
Venue: Benedum Center

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Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA

Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA

July 26, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh CLO
Venue: Benedum Center

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SOUTH PACIFIC

SOUTH PACIFIC

August 5, 2016 - August 14, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh CLO
Venue: Benedum Center

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Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally

Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally

August 21, 2016
Presented By: Live Nation
Venue: Benedum Center

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Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds

Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds

August 25, 2016
Presented By: Opus One & Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Venue: Benedum Center

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Celtic Thunder LEGACY

Celtic Thunder LEGACY

September 7, 2016
Presented By: Cohen & Grigsby TRUST PRESENTS Series
Venue: Benedum Center

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"Weird Al" Yankovic - The Mandatory World Tour

"Weird Al" Yankovic - The Mandatory World Tour

September 16, 2016
Presented By: Live Nation
Venue: Benedum Center

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Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

September 20, 2016 - September 25, 2016
Presented By: PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh
Venue: Benedum Center

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KANSAS - 40th Anniversary of the Leftoverture Album

KANSAS - 40th Anniversary of the Leftoverture Album

September 30, 2016
Presented By: Rich Engler Presents
Venue: Benedum Center

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Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

October 18, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Presented By: PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh
Venue: Benedum Center

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

November 22, 2016 - November 27, 2016
Presented By: PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh
Venue: Benedum Center

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

December 2, 2016 - December 27, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Venue: Benedum Center

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Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser

December 6, 2016
Presented By: Cohen & Grigsby TRUST PRESENTS Series
Venue: Benedum Center

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Something Rotten!

Something Rotten!

January 31, 2017 - February 5, 2017
Presented By: PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh
Venue: Benedum Center

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