Megaphone A message to our patrons regarding COVID-19


Lou Castelli, Managing Director of The Public to leave the company Fall of 2022

July 6, 2022

Two Trains is Right on Track!

June 8, 2022

Pittsburgh Public Theater Announces their 2022-2023 Season A NEW DAY

March 24, 2022

Pittsburgh Public Theater Announces Casting for MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS this April at the O'Reilly Theater

March 24, 2022

How The Hell Did I Get Here? Cancelled tour.

May 29, 2022

January 12, 2022

New Play Contest Announced

October 15, 2021

John Noble is THE CHIEF, Meet the Cast of SLOW FOOD, and more!

September 9, 2021

Announcing Pittsburgh Public Theater's 2021-2022 Season — ALL ABOARD!

June 24, 2021

Announcing the Winner of Pittsburgh Public Theater's New Play Contest

April 1, 2021

Meet Pittsburgh Public Theater's Direction of Education & Engagement

March 29, 2021

Pittsburgh Public Theater Season Update 2020-2022

March 29, 2021

Pittsburgh Public Theater Statement

Summer, 2020

American Son Opens March 5

Little Shop of Horrors Opens January 23

Yinzer Yuletide Opens December 12

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play goes back to school November 7!

A Few Good Men Opens September 12

A Few Good Men on sale now!

Marjorie Prime marries technology and family

A Masked Affair is Unveiled May  17


INDECENT Opens April 18


Announcing 45th Anniversary Season!

Of Monsters & Men, Comedy & Cake


A Doll's House, Part 2

Ted Pappas returns to Direct this Broadway hit comedy March 7, 2019.



Lynn Nottages Pulitzer-Prize winning drama begins previews November 8.

Pride and Prejudice

A new spin on a beloved classic opens the 2018-2019 season.


Directed by Ted Pappas, William Shakespeare’s masterpiece is both great tragedy and blockbuster entertainment.


Tracy Brigden returns to The Public to direct this surprising romantic comedy by acclaimed British playwright Simon Stephens.

The Humans

Directed by Pamela Berlin, Stephen Karam’s 2016 Tony-winner spends Thanksgiving in Chinatown with a family from Scranton, PA.


Ted Pappas gallops into his Grand Finale Season with a high-powered new staging of Peter Shaffer’s epic psychological thriller.

Wild Ride

Get the scoop on how the horses will be depicted in Equus

Thank God It's Summer!

Cocktails. Comedy. Cornhole. Join us on June 22 at 8 PM to celebrate An Act of God and the start of summer!

An Act of God

Directed by Ted Pappas and starring Marcus Stevens as God, the Ten Commandments get a reboot in David Javerbaum’s satirical comedy.


In his satirical comedy An Act of God, writer David Javerbaum updates the Ten Commandments and introduces Universe 2.0.

Pittsburgh Idol

Once a regular on the local theater scene, Marcus Stevens returns to play God.

Daddy Long Legs

Directed by Ted Pappas and making its Pittsburgh premiere, this beguiling new musical has a literate Cinderella story at its heart.

From PGH, With Love

Join us for a local shop & sample night in celebration of Daddy Long Legs

Celebrating Love and Laughter

Director Ted Pappas brings a lively new production of Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare’s rowdy and romantic comedy, to The Public.

Big Daddies

Two top theater professionals collaborated on musical charmer Daddy Long Legs.

The Long Life of Daddy Long Legs

The letters of a spirited orphan to her mysterious benefactor are sung in this endearing musical version of Jean Webster’s novel.

Shakespeare's Party People

Rowdy guys drinking are at the center of many modern comedies, but as you’ll see in Twelfth Night, over-indulgence has been funny for 400 years.

The First Night of Twelfth Night

In writing his great comedy, Shakespeare borrowed from custom, the Elizabethan court, and his own coat of arms.

Rock On

In The Play, Rocky Bleier will tell his heroic story to a new generation.

The Public Gets Crazy

Learn more about Stephen Adly Guirgis' darkly comic Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

A Unique View of the City

Award-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, a lifelong New Yorker, takes his audience uptown.