Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

Benedum Center

The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust theater, is a focal point of Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The 2,800-seat theater is home to Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presentations including PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh, Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents, and First Night Pittsburgh. The Trust also provides priority programming dates on the Benedum stage to Cultural District resident companies including Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Opera. The venue is also available on a rental basis to promoters and community groups.

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.


The address is 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Nearby garage parking to the Benedum Center.
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A project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Seating Chart 

Benedum Center Detailed Seating Chart

Upcoming Performances

The Nutcracker
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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Don Pasquale
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Pittsburgh Opera

More Benedum Center Information

Facilities Rental 

History & Benedum Center Facts