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2015-2016 Magnificent Movie Musicals

The professional company performs Broadway shows at the Byham Theater in The Pittsburgh Cultural District. We invite you to join us as for a season where you'll sing, boogie, rejoice and relive some of your favorite movies. Pittsburgh Musical Theater proudly presents at the Byham Theater in Pittsburgh's beautiful cultural district "Magnificent Movie Musicals". We look forward to seeing you at the show.


October 22nd - 25th, 2015

Byham Theater

Bringing Charles Dickens' beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart's Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England with timeless characters and it's ever popular story of the boy who asked for more.

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.


Saturday Night Fever

February 11th - 21st, 2016

Byham Theater

Bring your disco balls and dancing shoes for Saturday Night Fever, the musical adaptation of the 70's classic film. It's the story of a talented street-wise kid from Brooklyn who attempts to escape his dead end life through dancing. The score to Saturday Night Fever includes many disco-era hits, so get ready to boogie down!


Sister Act

March 17th - 26th, 2016

Byham Theater

When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to rejoice!



April 21st - May 1st, 2016

Byham Theater

It's 1959, and Rydell High School's senior class is in rare form. The too-cool-for-school "Burger Palace Boys" are stealing hub-caps and acting tough and their gum-snapping, chain-smoking "Pink Ladies" are looking hot in bobby sox and pedal pushers. The 1950's high school dream is about to explode in this rollicking musical that is both an homage to the idealism of the fifties and a satire of high schoolers' age-old desire to be rebellious, provocative and rebellious.

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."

2015-2016 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.

A Lyrical Christmas Carol

December 17th - 20th, 2015

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.


Annie Jr.

April 7th - 10th, 2016

New Hazlett Theater

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930's New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

Annie Jr. is presented by the PMT Preteens.



May 12th - 14th, 2016

Gargaro Theater

Based on Puccini’s beloved opera La Bohème, Rent follows the ups and downs of a year in the life of a group of impoverished, artistic friends living in Manhattan’s East Village. The group's dreams, losses, and love stories weave through the musical's narration to paint a stunningly raw and emotional portrait of the gritty bohemian world of New York City in the late 1980s, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.

Rent is presented by the PMT Teens.


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