A professional not-for-profit performing arts organization, City Theatre has been described as Pittsburgh’s most adventurous theatre. They specialize in new plays and has brought to Pittsburgh playwrights such as Adam Rapp, Christopher Durang, and Jeffrey Hatcher.
City Theatre began its existence in June of 1975 as the City Players and gave free performances in schools, parks and housing projects. In 1979, the company changed its name to the City Theatre and in 1991 moved into the former Bingham United Methodist Church.
The theatre's facilities include the 270-seat mainstage, the 100-seat Lester Hamburg Studio, and the Charles Morris Building, which houses rehearsal halls, and costume, prop, and paint shops.
The box office is open Monday through Saturday, Noon to 5:00 p.m.
City Theatre has a parking lot two blocks north of the theatre. Call (412) 431-2489 for more information.