Pittsburgh Public Theater is one of the finest professional theater companies in America. Led by Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas, The Public is renowned for the high quality of its work and draws 90,000 patrons annually with a mix of classic and contemporary plays and musicals.Arrange to visit Pittsburgh Public Theater and other attractions in Pittsburgh using our Pittsburgh road trip planning site .
The Public offers 240 performances a year at the O'Reilly Theater (621 Penn Avenue), its home in the heart of the Cultural District.
Pittsburgh Public Theater Reviews
I hadn't been to the Pittsburgh Public Theater since I returned to the city and the O'Reilly Theater is really beautiful. I hope to see more productions there, since the space is gorgeous. I haven't s... more »
The rendition of Shakespeare’s The Tempest was fantastic! It was an all female cast of many ages, race, and ethnicity . We really enjoyed the play. more »
I attended the recent Public production of The Tempest. It was a visual feast, with sumptuous design values and powerful acting. They tweaked a few things to modernize it a little, creating a frame story and cutting a few things to make a run time of 2 hours with no intermission. I'll definitely be back!
Cool small theater that puts everyone right on top of the action... no bad seats.. quick and friendly will call
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