Upcoming Family-Friendly Productions In Pittsburgh

February 20, 2011 6:06 PM

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Pittsburgh’s Cultural District has many shows appropriate for the whole family. If you’re looking for something that you and your children will enjoy, there are many performances coming into downtown Pittsburgh. Note: For productions in the Cultural District, both children and adults need tickets. View their child policy.

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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

46 Circus Acts In 45 Minutes

Byham Theater
101 Sixth St.
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222

This production lives up to the name – 46 Circus Acts in 45 Minutes. The performance showcases the talents of the Aussies of Circa. Expect high-flying fun, acrobatics and more during the fast-paced show. The circus act from Down Under is coming to Pittsburgh for one weekend only – March 12 and 13. And it’s appropriate for all ages.

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Courtesy: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Cell Phone Disco

Tito and Exchange Ways
Downtown Pittsburgh

Have you ever wondered about the signals of your cell phone? Presented by the Wood Street Galleries comes a unique blend of art and science right in downtown Pittsburgh. Cell Phone Disco is a 16 by 16’ digital display with more than 2,000 LED lights that visualize “the electromagnetic field of an active mobile phone.” Cell Phone Disco is free, open to the public and will remain on display for the next two years, so there’s no excuse not to check it out!

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(Photo Courtesy: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust)

Shrek The Musical

Benedum Center
803 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222

The Broadway hit based on the movie that spawned three sequels is coming to Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. The franchise, popular with both adults and children, is something the whole family can enjoy together. The plot picks up where the first movie began, but with 19 new songs, there’s bound to be some surprises along the way! The show runs March 15 through March 20.

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(Photo Credit: Patti Brahm/Pittsburgh Musical Theater)


Byham Theater
101 Sixth St.
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
From March 24 to April 3, Dr. Seuss’ characters come to life for the “fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza” at the Byham Theater. Horton has some major obstacles to overcome, including protecting the invisible “Whos.” Let the show transport your imagination to the Circus McGurkus, the Jungle of Nool and more!

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