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The Sound of Music

Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time.

  • Thursday, March 5th, 2020 @ 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 6th, 2020 @ 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 7th, 2020 @ 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 8th, 2020 @ 2:00pm
  • Friday, March 13th, 2020 @ 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 14th, 2020 @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 14th, 2020 @ 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 15th, 2020 @ 2:00pm

Byham Theater

101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Ticket prices vary by seat location and performance date. As always, students and children enjoy half-price tickets to our performances, any seat, any date.

The student matinee performance date(s) for this show:

  • Thursday, March 5th, 2020 @ 10:00am

Pittsburgh Musical Theater provides low-cost tickets to student groups during our special 10:00am student performances. Tickets are $12 each, with 1 free ticket included for every 25 purchased.

For more information on our student matinees, please contact our Box Office & Audience Services Manager, Accessibility Coordinator Amber Kocher at 412.539.0900 x232 or email

Group rates are available for all performances. For more information, please contact groups sales at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust at 412.471.6930 or

Subscribers are entitled to exchange tickets free of charge for another performance of the same show. Simply call 24 hours in advance at 412.456.1390. If you cannot attend the production at all, just return your tickets for resale and you'll receive a tax deduction. At this time, ticket exchanges between venues are not available.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all patrons. For information about our accessible services please contact our Box Office & Audience Services Manager, Accessibility Coordinator, Amber Kocher at 412.539.0900 x232. More information is also available on the Byham Theater Accessibility page.

American Sign Language interpreted performances are available upon request.

Large print and braille programs are available on request. Braille programs provided by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.