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.
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.
August 25, 26, 27 & September 2 & 3, 2016 @ 7:30pm
West End - Elliot Overlook Park
Find the treasure of the stunning Pittsburgh skyline as the backdrop for selections from the Pittsburgh Musical Theater 2015-2016 Season. Broadway at the Overlook is free and open to the public. Join us at the renovated West End Overlook Amphitheater.
Pittsburgh's premiere youth performance group who serve as ambassadors for Pittsburgh Musical Theater. Featuring music from Shrek, Sister Act, Grease, and pop-culture songs, XTB is sure to have you on your feet, and clapping along!