Theater

All Quiet on the Western Front

11/3/2017 - 11/12/2017 New Hazlett Theater

The US Premiere adaptation brings to life the poignant novel of World War I by Erich Maria Remarque as Paul Baumer, a student of nineteen, shares the lives, victories, tragedies and kinship of young soldiers who faced fighting for their country as German soldiers in the trenches of the Western Front. Prime Stage honors veterans and those serving our country.

The Nutcracker

12/1/2017 - 12/27/2017 Benedum Center

Complete with flurrying snow, a colossal Christmas tree and magic tricks galore, this holiday spectacular features over 100 dancers, 200 costumes and Tchaikovsky’s exultant score.

Swan Lake

2/16/2018 - 2/25/2018 Benedum Center

Together with the live PBT Orchestra, PBT returns to Swan Lake for two weekends around Valentine’s Day. Set to the stirring themes of Tchaikovsky’s score, the split personalities of Odette and Odile mirror the age-old battle between good and evil.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre New Works

3/16/2018 - 3/25/2018 August Wilson Center

Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr will hand over the program to five choreographic voices from PBT’s own company of dancers: Amanda Cochrane, Julia Erickson, Yoshiaki Nakano, William Moore and Cooper Verona. Each choreographer will create a signature work on his or her fellow artists.

The Diary of Anne Frank

5/4/2018 - 5/13/2018 New Hazlett Theater

The production of this timeless classic brings to life the spirit of a young girl, Anne Frank, as she voices her belief in a world caught up in conflict, prejudice, and confinement. “In spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart." Prime Stage honors Holocaust survivors, Righteous Gentiles, Rescuers and their families.

UPMC Presents West Side Story Suite and In the Night with the PBT Orchestra

5/4/2018 - 5/6/2018 Benedum Center

PBT’s season finale celebrates the 100th birthdays of Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein. “West Side Story Suite” samples classic songs and dances from the full-length musical and film.