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November 29th, 2016 @ 11:01am
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November 19th, 2016 @ 9:56am
Pittsburgh Musical Theater's "Xtreme Teen Broadway" troops performed at Station Square for Light Up Night last night, with Casey Mahavan's Winter Wonderland. We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to Casey for inviting us - we had an amazing time spreading "Xtreme Holiday Cheer"!
2016-2017 Byham Season
The professional company performs Broadway shows at the Byham Theater in The Pittsburgh Cultural District. We invite you to join us in celebrating 25 years. Pittsburgh Musical Theater proudly presents at the Byham Theater in Pittsburgh's beautiful cultural district. We look forward to seeing you at the show.
October 20th - 23rd, 2016
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn & double Oscar and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over.
This is a special presentation by the students of the Richard E. Rauh Conservatory, backed by the talented CAPA Orchestra and supported by the professional artists of Pittsburgh Musical Theater.
January 26th - Februrary 5th, 2017
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Oscar®-nominated score as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel.
March 9th - 19th, 2017
An opportunistic show business promoter sets the career of a female trio of black singers soaring as 1960s Motown music becomes popular with both white and black audiences, necessitating the overweight lead singer's demotion in favor of a more glamorous singer who had previously sung backup.
May 4th - 14th, 2017
Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend Phil Collins and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. High-flying excitement and hits like the Academy Award winning "You'll Be in My Heart" as well as "Son of Man" and "Two Worlds" make Tarzan an unforgettable theatrical experience.
The Richard E. Rauh Conservatory
The Richard E. Rauh Conservatory offers the finest training in the Pittsburgh area in dance, music and theater. We are particularly proud of our educated, talented, and accomplished Resident Artists. Conveniently located in Pittsburgh's West End.
In the Teen, Pre-teen and Broadway Jr. programs, students ages 4 - 18 have a unique and amazing opportunity to work in a professional environment with their peers. Their singing, acting and dancing skills develop in a disciplined classroom atmosphere. The students then test these skills in performance. The audience applause strengthens their self confidence and positively reinforces their hard work.
The Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Pre-College Program has served as a pathway to Broadway, feature films, and University training. Graduates have matriculated at Yale, CMU, NYU, Boston Conservatory, Florida State University, Penn State, Point Park and many others. The Pre-College program offers advanced classes for students with "Broadway Dreams."
Pittsburgh Musical Theater holds an annual open house, where you and your student can tour the facility, have questions answered, and even take a few sample classes. This year, our open house is on:
- Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 - 5:30p - 8:00p
- Saturday, September 10th, 2016 - 11:00a - 1:30p
2016-2017 Student Season
The students at the Rauh Conservatory Theater Company (RCTC) perform with their very own theater company. The RCTC showcases student talent in Broadway Shows at both the Byham Theater in Pittsburgh's Cultural District and the New Hazlett Theater near the Children's Museum. These Broadway musicals allow students to claim all of the roles in every show and are supported by the professional artists and musicians of Pittsburgh Musical Theater.
December 15th - 18th, 2016
New Hazlett Theater
On Christmas Eve, Scrooge sits in his house with not a kind word for anyone; he just wants to be left alone until the 'humbug' of Christmas is over. But four ghostly visitors-his former business partner, followed by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come - show him the error of his ways, and by the time Christmas Day dawns, Scrooge is a changed person. The entire family will enjoy this timeless classic adapted for the stage by Kenneth Vance and Jane Gargaro peppered with your favorite Christmas carols.
March 23rd - 26th, 2017
New Hazlett Theater
A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands.
The Lion King Jr. is presented by the PMT Preteens.
May 18th - 21st, 2017
Set in an East Village park in 1967, Hair is the musical story of a group of hippies who celebrate peace and love in the shadow of the Vietnam War. The loose plotline centers on Berger, the charismatic leader of the “tribe,” and Claude, a sweet-natured guy from Queens who’s about to be drafted. Other memorable characters include Berger’s war protester girlfriend Sheila, lovable flower child Crissy, Mick Jagger fan Woof, Claude’s straight-laced parents and many more. But the real star of Hair is the rocking score, which includes such classic hits as “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Aquarius” and “Good Morning Starshine.”
Hair is presented by the PMT Teens.
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