Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

Performing Arts Venue, Monument / Landmark, and Theater
237 7th St (btwn Penn and Liberty), Pittsburgh, PA 15222, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Thu–Fri
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 1:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust theater, is a focal point of Pittsburgh's Cultural District.

9.3/10

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    Doug R.
    "Once called the Stanley Theater"(3 Tips)
    Mike S.
    "Final Fantasy Distant Worlds was a blast!"(2 Tips)
    Alessandra G.
    "Wicked is absolutely fabulous!!!"(5 Tips)
    jason p.
    "Anyone else looking forward to the phantom tonight?"(5 Tips)
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  • Karen

    Phantom of the Opera..

    Karen · February 28
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  • Manali B.

    Great shows but uncomfortable seating

    Manali Banerjee · January 31
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  • Amol K.

    Amazing architecture

    Amol K · December 24, 2014
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  • Shannon D.

    Sleeping Beauty

    Shannon Dixon · October 26, 2014
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  • Benjamin R.

    Beautiful venue! Huge, historic and wonderful entertainment! Finally had the chance to perform here. Couldn't be happier! Can't wait to be back!

    Benjamin Rowan · October 20, 2014
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  • Christopher P.

    Run to use the rest room after first half is over.

    Christopher Peter · August 7, 2014
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  • Michael B.

    When called the Stanley Theater I saw the last 2 shows here Ted Nugent and Kiss. Days apart and plaster fell from the ceiling during the bass solo by Gene Simmons.

    Michael Bobish III · August 3, 2014
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  • Bryce J.

    See #OnceTheMusical. It's amazing

    Bryce Jans · March 11, 2014
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  • Emily F.

    Shen Yun is at best a talent show. Tickets are way over priced. Go see PBT

    Emily Fine · February 21, 2014
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  • Arlene M.

    Wicked is great. Just like Gershwin theatre in NYC

    Arlene Murphy · January 25, 2014
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  • Becca💚

    WICKED 💚💚💚

    Becca💚 · January 22, 2014
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  • The Capital Grille

    Before it was known as the Benedum Center, The Stanley Theatre had the distinction of being the largest movie theater in Western Pennsylvania.

    The Capital Grille · September 17, 2013
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  • Marsha M.

    Here for the phantom

    Marsha Miller · June 22, 2013
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  • Jay S.

    Seeimg Phantom with the sisters and nieces

    Jay Stahlman · June 21, 2013
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  • Painting With A Twist

    Great Venue. We organized a group outing to see the Nutcracker and got a behind the scenes tour of the Benedum. We can't wait to see Wicked again.

    Painting With A Twist · June 21, 2013
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  • Daryl S.

    Watch Brit Floyd!

    Daryl Sawders · March 3, 2013
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  • Alex B.

    I am going to see house of soul

    Alex Blue · December 29, 2012
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  • Alex B.

    I loved war horse can't wait for the other shows

    Alex Blue · November 18, 2012
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  • Pam R.

    The perfect place for perfect shows. This was the old Stanley Theater.

    Pam R · October 27, 2012
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  • Nancy A.

    Jersey Boys is fantastic!!

    Nancy A · September 23, 2012
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  • Abhinav S.

    Blue Man Group May 15-20 2012

    Abhinav Sharma · May 1, 2012
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  • BS H.

    Can get chilly, bring a sweater/jacket....or just man up.

    BS Heckler · March 27, 2012
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  • Karen H.

    K-dawg and jezebel in the house!

    Karen Hannon · March 16, 2012
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  • Karen H.

    K-dawg and Jezebel in the house!

    Karen Hannon · March 16, 2012
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  • Mike S.

    Final Fantasy Distant Worlds was a blast!

    Mike Shaeffer · February 26, 2012
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  • April P.

    final fantasy distant worlds was perfect<3

    April Pencosky · February 26, 2012
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  • Esther C.

    Turn on your 3ds for Mega streetpass during the Final Fantasy concert

    Esther Chung · February 26, 2012
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  • Doug R.

    Fun fact: Once called the Stanley Theater, it is where Reggae legend Bob Marley performed his last live show.

    Doug Ray · January 26, 2012
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  • Pittsburgh C.

    Learn all about the Benedum and upcoming events here: http://trustarts.org/visit/facilities/benedum/

    Pittsburgh Cultural Trust · December 21, 2011
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  • Kirsten S.

    The cheap seats in the very back row at the top of the house are my new favorite place. No leg room, so make sure you choose seats on the aisle. Sat in the center section, could see the stage no prob.

    Kirsten Sears · October 27, 2011
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  • Eric R.

    Seeing WICKED!!!! The master class was AWESOME!

    Eric Ringler · September 22, 2011
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  • ashley c.

    oh wicked...what a great show, can't wait for act 2!

    ashley czerniewski · September 22, 2011
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  • Jen A.

    Eat at Tambellini's before (or after) your show. Great Italian food and an even better atmosphere right across the street from the theater.

    Jen Alberts · September 18, 2011
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  • Alessandra G.

    Wicked is absolutely fabulous!!!

    Alessandra Gabbianelli · September 10, 2011
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  • Carrie J.

    go see Wicked! if you're seeing a weekday matinee show make sure you get there in plenty of time to find parking

    Carrie Jordan · September 9, 2011
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  • Pierre W.

    The third largest stage in the country. It's been rumored that the place is haunted.:-)

    Pierre Wheaton · June 9, 2011
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  • Matthew N.

    Sippy cups for the win.

    Matthew Newberg · April 21, 2011
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  • Tamera F.

    Shrek was AMAZING!!!

    Tamera Franks · March 18, 2011
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  • Rob D.

    Bar's a nice feature. But watch out for the prices. First and last time I'll pay $10 for a Godfather.

    Rob Davide · March 15, 2011
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  • Kelly G.

    Daniel Tosh was awesome!!

    Kelly Garasich · March 6, 2011
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  • Ashleigh R.

    Do not play with the pigeons outside of the theater! They will attack you!

    Ashleigh Rafferty · January 16, 2011
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  • Amber H.

    Make sure you check out the old gigantic antique couches on the second level- fun for a nice picture!

    Amber Harvey · January 16, 2011
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  • Ashleigh R.

    Don't take pictures inside! They WILL confiscate your camera! Or you will get yelled at!

    Ashleigh Rafferty · January 16, 2011
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  • J.C.

    It's like the picture box at home, but without the box!

    J.C. · September 21, 2010
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  • Cristinella A.

    1005 east Carson street. The Phantom said so.

    Cristinella Aloe · September 11, 2010
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  • Michael G.

    i saw Premier of George Romero's Land of the Dead, they have a bar there!

    Michael Greene · July 29, 2010
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  • Michele R.

    Meant that as a ;)

    Michele Richards · July 17, 2010
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  • Michele R.

    The Producers was fantastic! Go Joey Fatone! ;(

    Michele Richards · July 17, 2010
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  • Mary W.

    The Producers is hysterical!

    Mary Whalen · July 10, 2010
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  • Em D.

    Great venue for fantastic shows!

    Em Davis · June 16, 2010
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