Benedum Center

719 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh PA  15222

Phone: (412) 456-6666

The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts is a theater and concert hall located at 237 7th Street in the Cultural District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Designed by the Philadelphia architectural firm Hoffman-Henon, it was built in 1928 as the Stanley Theatre. The former movie palace was renovated and reopened as the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts in 1987.HistoryThe Stanley Theatre, built at a cost of $3 million, opened as a deluxe movie palace February 27, 1928, with seating for 3,800 people (it now seats 2,885). It was designed by the architectural firm Hoffman−Henon who were best known for their design of 35 theaters in the Philadelphia area. The Stanley Theatre was the largest movie theater in Western Pennsylvania. Operated by the Stanley Warner Theatres circuit division of Warner Bros., it was Pittsburgh's main first run house for all Warner Bros. film releases.In 1974 War and King Crimson played at the Stanley.In 1976, the Stanley was purchased and renovated by the Cinemette Corporation to be operated as a movie theater. In 1977, DiCesare Engler Productions bought the theater.September 23, 1978, Frank Zappa played 2 sets at the Stanley Theatre. Ticket picture at: Frank Zappa - Full Concert - 10/13/78 - Capitol Theatre (OFFICIAL) + ticket

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Categories: Historical Place, Landmark, Theatre

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Come From Away — Official Ticket and Event Source

Come From Away — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 04/09/2019

At Benedum Center

For more information about obtaining tickets to COME FROM AWAY and other events on our 2018-19 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season, please visit TrustArts.org/BroadwayFAQ. The...

The Phantom of the Opera — Official Ticket and Event Source

The Phantom of the Opera — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 02/20/2019

At Benedum Center

Individual tickets will be available at a later date. 2018/2019 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season ticket holders can choose to swap into this show as a perk of their...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — Official Ticket Source

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — Official Ticket Source
07:30 pm - 01/29/2019

At Benedum Center

For more information about obtaining tickets to CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and other events on our 2018-19 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season, please visit...

Hamilton — Official Ticket and Event Source

Hamilton — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 01/01/2019

At Benedum Center

Ticket on sale date to be announced soon! Check back for updates at TrustArts.org - the only OFFICIAL ticket source for PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh tickets. For...

Fiddler on the Roof — Official Ticket and Event Source

Fiddler on the Roof — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 11/20/2018

At Benedum Center

For more information about obtaining tickets to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and other events on our 2018-19 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season, please visit TrustArts.org/BroadwayFAQ. Tony®-winning...

Anastasia — Official Ticket and Event Source

Anastasia — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 10/16/2018

At Benedum Center

For more information about obtaining tickets to ANASTASIA and other events on our 2018-19 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season, please visit TrustArts.org/BroadwayFAQ....

Cirque Eloize Hotel — Official Ticket and Event Source

Cirque Eloize Hotel — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 09/25/2018

At Benedum Center

Individual tickets will be available at a later date. 2018/2019 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season ticket holders can choose to swap into this show as a perk of their...

The Play That Goes Wrong — Official Ticket and Event Source

The Play That Goes Wrong — Official Ticket and Event Source
07:30 pm - 09/18/2018

At Benedum Center

For more information about obtaining tickets to THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and other events on our 2018-19 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh season, please visit TrustArts.org/BroadwayFAQ. What...

ACT Bus Trip to see "Aladdin"

ACT Bus Trip to see "Aladdin"
02:00 pm - 09/02/2018

At Benedum Center

Experience the magic of Disney's hit Broadway musical ALADDIN next September when Altoona Community Theatre travels to Pittsburgh the evening before Labor Day to...

Aladdin group tickets

Aladdin group tickets
01:00 pm - 08/26/2018

At Benedum Center

Tickets are 87.00/person in the for the directors circle. Please PayPal the money to danceunleashedllc@gmail.com with your name and the amount of tickets. Sunday...

Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin
07:30 pm - 08/22/2018

At Benedum Center

Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony® and Academy Award® winner...

The Decemberists - Pittsburgh, PA

The Decemberists - Pittsburgh, PA
07:00 pm - 05/31/2018

At Benedum Center

with special guest Eleanor Friedberger Limited pre-sale tickets are available now at decemberists.shop.ticketstoday.com. Public tickets go on sale this Friday at...

An Evening with Ghost 5/18 at Benedum Center

An Evening with Ghost 5/18 at Benedum Center
07:00 pm - 05/18/2018

At Benedum Center

105.9 The X presents An Evening with Ghost Direct Ticket Link: trustarts.org/production/58839 Contest has ended. And the winner is: Amber Kesner! Reserved Seating...

Fleet Foxes 5/17 at Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

Fleet Foxes 5/17 at Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
07:00 pm - 05/17/2018

At Benedum Center

Fleet Foxes w/ Amen Dunes Direct Ticket Link: trustarts.org/production/55785 Reserved Seating Tickets on sale now! Tickets: $34.50-$79.50 Available via trustarts.org By...

UPMC Presents West Side Story Suite, In the Night & Fancy Free

UPMC Presents West Side Story Suite, In the Night & Fancy Free
08:00 pm - 05/04/2018

At Benedum Center

A Jerome Robbins & Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration… PBT celebrates the 100th birthdays of iconic choreographer Jerome Robbins and composer Leonard Bernstein...

Cultured Cocktails

Cultured Cocktails
07:30 pm - 04/28/2018

At Benedum Center

Every drink has a story and every story is best paired with a drink. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust invites you to Cultured Cocktails, a celebration of our city’s...

Maks, Val & Peta Live on Tour: Confidential

Maks, Val & Peta Live on Tour: Confidential
08:00 pm - 04/10/2018

At Benedum Center

JUST ANNOUNCED! “So You Think You Can Dance” Finalists, Kiki & Koko Join “Maks, Val & Peta Live on Tour: Confidential” Confidential is the all-new dance...

An Evening with Chelsea Handler

An Evening with Chelsea Handler
07:30 pm - 04/04/2018

At Benedum Center

The Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh is pleased to welcome comedian, TV host, writer, and activist Chelsea Handler to Pittsburgh. "An Evening with Chelsea Handler”...

The Neighborhood Barbershop

The Neighborhood Barbershop
07:30 pm - 04/02/2018

At Benedum Center

Melvin Childs' hit new comedy stage play The Neighborhood Barbershop has an all-star cast featuring Mo'Nique, Allen Payne, Lil JJ, Angela Winbush, Melanie Carmacho,...

Waitress

Waitress
07:30 pm - 03/06/2018

At Benedum Center

Season Tickets and Groups 10+ on sale now. Individual Tickets for this event are scheduled to go on sale on Friday, December 8, 2017. This irresistible new hit...

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