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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

August Wilson Center

African American Cultural Center

The sleekly modern August Wilson venue offers multiple exhibition galleries, a 492-seat theater for performances in all genres, an education center for classes, lectures and hands-on learning, and dazzling spaces for community programs and events. 

The African American Cultural Center is the non-profit organization that owns the August Wilson venue. For rental inquiries, visit the African American Cultural Center pages on CulturalDistrict.org

Upcoming Performances

Humanae/I AM AUGUST

Humanae/I AM AUGUST

September 25, 2015 - August 31, 2016
Presented By: August Wilson Center
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Showcase Noir 2016

Showcase Noir 2016

February 20, 2016
Presented By: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Shemekia Copeland

Shemekia Copeland

March 4, 2016
Presented By: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Venue: August Wilson Center

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B.U.S. 11: A daring exposé of  Pittsburgh’s most adventurous artists

B.U.S. 11: A daring exposé of Pittsburgh’s most adventurous artists

March 5, 2016
Presented By: Bricolage Production Company
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Urban Bush Women

Urban Bush Women

March 11, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Dance Council
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Lizz Wright

Lizz Wright

March 12, 2016
Presented By: Kente Arts Alliance
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Superman 2050

Superman 2050

March 18, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Presented By: Bridge Theater Series
Venue: August Wilson Center

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You Wouldn't Expect

You Wouldn't Expect

March 26, 2016
Presented By: demaskus Theater Collective
Venue: August Wilson Center

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You Wouldn't Expect: Dinner + Discussion

You Wouldn't Expect: Dinner + Discussion

March 26, 2016
Presented By: demaskus Theater Collective
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Maysa

Maysa

April 9, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents SOUL SESSIONS
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Musiq Soulchild

Musiq Soulchild

April 22, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents SOUL SESSIONS
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny

Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny

May 12, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Presented By: EQT Children's Theater Festival
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Peek

Peek

May 12, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Presented By: EQT Children's Theater Festival
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Short Stories

Short Stories

May 12, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Presented By: EQT Children's Theater Festival
Venue: August Wilson Center

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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 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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Parking

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Seating Chart

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