Presenting onStage’s current lineup of upcoming theater, opera, dance, PSO, classical music, and chamber music performances in the greater Pittsburgh area. Follow onStage Pittsburgh for the latest Performing Arts news, previews and reviews.
As we step into September, the unofficial commencement of the 2023/24 Performing Arts Season, you can explore the complete season, organized by presenting company, on our website here.
Apart from the events mentioned above, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has a range of other offerings and activities in the Cultural District. For a comprehensive schedule, please visit their website at https://trustarts.org.
Opening This Week
Siegfried Tieber in Sixty-Seven Keys | Pittsburgh Cultural Trust | Liberty Magic | August 16 – September 3, 2023 | https://trustarts.org/pct_home/events/series/liberty-magic
An Evening Under the Stars| Pittsburgh Festival Opera | Schenley Plaza Tent, Oakland | August 16, 2023 | https://ci.ovationtix.com/36004/performance/11332366?performanceId=11332366
Living News Festival | Throughline Theatre Company | August 17 – 20 | http://www.throughlinetheatre.org
Wee Beasties | Uncumber Theatrics | Bitz Opera Factory | August 18 – 27, 2023 | www.uncumbertheatrics.com
Willy Wonka Jr. | Little Lake Theater | Theatre for Young Audiences | August 17 – 27, 2023 | https://www.littlelake.org/willywonkajr
Merrily We Roll Along | Front Porch Theatricals | New Hazlett Theatre | August 18 – 27, 2023 | https://www.frontporchpgh.com
Continuing Their Run
The Sound inside | Barebones Productions | August 11 – 26, 2023 | https://www.barebonesproductions.com/soundinside
Now and Then, a play by Sean Grennan | Iron Horse Theater Company | August 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, and 26, Friday and Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2:00pm | https://ironhorsetheatrecompany.ticketleap.com/now-and-then/
Hamlet | Quantum Theatre | Outdoors at the Carrie Furnace National Historic Landmark | August 4 – 27, 2023 | https://www.quantumtheatre.com
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone | Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company | Outdoors at August Wilson House | August 5th – September 10th, 2023 | https://www.pghplaywrights.org/season-info/
Opening Next Week (August 21st)
Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 | Pittsburgh CLO | Benedum Center | Aug. 22 – 27, 2023 | pittsburghclo.org
Lettice & Loveage | South Park Theater | August 24 – September 9, 2023 | https://sites.google.com/a/southparktheatre.com/south-park-theatre/
Opening The Week of August 28th
Brouhaha l Squonk Opera l New Outdoor Spectacle Preview Performances l September 3-4, 2023 l The Kickoff and Rib Festival, Acrisure Stadium. l https://squonk.org/shows
Cleopatra and Anthony | Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks | Frick Park – September 1 & 2 | Highland Park – September 9 & 10 | Westinghouse Park – September 16 & 17 | Schenley Plaza in Oakland – September 22 | The Frick Art Museum North Lawn – September 23 & 24 | Frick Park – September 30 & October 1, 2023 | https://www.pittsburghshakespeare.com
Opening Later in September
Alba in Conexiones | Pittsburgh Cultural Trust | Liberty Magic | Pittsburgh Cultural Trust | Liberty Magic | September 6 – October 1, 2023 | https://trustarts.org/pct_home/events/series/liberty-magic
Lord of the Flies | Little Lake Theatre | September 7 – 24, 2023 | www.littlelake.org
9 to 5 | Broadway on Main | Strand Theater, Zelienople | September 8 – 17, 2023 | http://thestrandtheater.org/events
Songs of Black America | Chamber Music Pittsburgh | PNC Theater at the Pittsburgh Playhouse | September 11, 2023 | https://www.chambermusicpittsburgh.org
Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival | August Wilson African American Cultural Center | September 14 – 15 at AWAAC & September 16 – 17, 2023 at Highmark Stadium | https://pittsburghjazzfest.org/about/
Tick, Tick…Boom! | Pittsburgh. CLO Cabaret | Greer Cabaret Theater | September 15 – October 22, 2023 | https://www.pittsburghclo.org/buy-tickets
The Importance of Being Earnest | Old School House Players | Mount Pleasant Community Center, Hickory, PA | September 15 – 24, 2023 | Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 3 pm | https://www.osptheater.com
Billy Strayhorn: Something to Live For | Pittsburgh Public Theater | O’Reilly Theater | September 19-October 8, 2023 | https://ppt.org/calendar
Three Viewings | South Park Theatre | September 21-October 7, 2023 | https://sites.google.com/a/southparktheatre.com/south-park-theatre/main-stage-shows/2023-season
#uglycry | Off the Wall Productions | Carnegie Stage | Sep. 22 – Oct. 14, 2023 | https://www.insideoffthewall.com/uglycry
Rocío Molina (Spain) | Pittsburgh Dance Council | Pittsburgh Cultural Trust |Byham Theater | Saturday, September 23, 2023 | https://trustarts.org/pct_home/events/series/pittsburgh-dance-council
Somewhere Over the Border | City Theatre | September 23 – October 15, 2023 | https://citytheatrecompany.org/play/somewhere-over-the-border/
Moulin Rouge! The Musical | PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Cultural Trust | Benedum Center | September 27-October 8, 2023 | https://trustarts.org/production/86813/moulin-rouge-the-musical
Evil Dead – The Musical | Pittsburgh Musical Theater | West End Canopy | September 28 – October 22, 2023 | https://pittsburghmusicals.com/season/
Opening Weekend Pittsburgh Symphony | Heinz Hall | Friday Sep 29 – Sunday, Oct 1, 2023 | https://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/production/84660/list_performances
Little Ama | Real Time Arts | Location and dates in September, 2023 TBA | https://realtimeinterventions.org
An Evening with Eliane Elias | Manchester Craftsman’s Guild | MCG Jazz Music Hall | September 30, 2023 | https://www.mcgjazz.org
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