Highmark First Night Pittsburgh
December 31 | Cultural District
About: Culminating with the city’s Countdown to Midnight and raising of the Future of Pittsburgh Ball, the six-hour celebration sprawls downtown’s renowned 14-block Cultural District — inside theaters, galleries, and unique spaces and along city streets on outdoor performance stages. Acclaimed national artists and Pittsburgh’s vibrant artist community ring in the new year for revelers with live music, dance, theater, visual arts, comedy, magic, kids’ activities, and a signature parade along with two Zambelli Fireworks displays.
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Getty Music Presents SING! an Irish Christmas
December 12 | Benedum Center
About: Ireland’s own Keith & Kristyn Getty, known for modern hymns and carols such as In Christ Alone, come to Pittsburgh on their eighth annual tour of Sing! An Irish Christmas. As featured on Public Television to over 45 million households, the Gettys are joined by their band of virtuosic instrumentalists fusing Celtic, Bluegrass, Americana, Modern and Classical music along with cultural dance and the choral sounds of the holiday.
The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays
December 26 - 29 | Heinz Hall
About: The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays, showcases the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth. The Illusionists has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
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A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage
December 28 | Byham Theater
About: Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they put on their own Christmas play and ultimately discover the true meaning of the season. A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage! is a present the whole family can enjoy! Adapted from Charles M. Schulz’s timeless story of the spirit of Christmas, A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage! features the unforgettable music of Vince Guaraldi, as well as a concert of beloved holiday carols performed by the Peanuts characters. There’s no better way to discover the magic of the season!
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Dancing with the Stars Live Tour 2020
January 29, 2020 | Benedum Center
About: The show will feature the TV show’s professional dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style ranging from Tango to Foxtrot, Cha-Cha to Waltz – and everything in between. Audiences will have the opportunity to experience the excitement, glamour and glitz they see in the ballroom every Monday night live on stage in Pittsburgh!