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Byham Theater
The Fulton Theater, The Gayety Theater
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (8483660472).jpg
Address 101 Sixth Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 United States
Owner Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Capacity 1,300
Current use Performing arts center
Construction
Opened Halloween night, 1904
Rebuilt 1990
Website
trustarts.org

The Byham Theater is a landmark building at 101 Sixth Street in the Cultural District of Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Originally built in 1903 as The Gayety Theater, the former vaudeville house was renovated and reopened as The Byham Theater in 1990.

Built in 1903 and opened Halloween night 1904, the then-named Gayety Theater was stage and vaudeville house, and it featured stars such as Ethel Barrymore, Gertrude Lawrence, and Helen Hayes. It was renamed The Fulton in the 1930s when it became a full-time movie theater. In 1990 the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust bought the theater and refurbished the Fulton as part of its plan for the Cultural District. The Byham family of Pittsburgh made a major naming gift for a 1995 renovation, and it has been the Byham Theater since.

1960 World Series Game Seven[edit]

For the 50th anniversary of the Bill Mazeroski's series winning home run the first public showing of the Game 7 taped discovered in December 2009 will be hosted by Bob Costas at the theater on November 13, 2010 at 6 p.m. Mazeroski will be joined by Pirate MVP Dick Groat and former Yankee Bobby Richardson to be interviewed during the showing of the game. MLB Network will then telecast the game and interviews nationally. [1].

See also[edit]

Theatre in Pittsburgh

References[edit]

  • Conner, Lynne (2007). Pittsburgh in Stages: Two Hundred Years of Theater. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-4330-1. 
  • Kidney, Walter C. (1997). Pittsburgh's Landmark Architecture: The Historic Buildings of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. ISBN 0-916670-18-X. 
  • Toker, Franklin (1986, 1994). Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-5434-6. 
  • Fulton Theater Records [2](Records of the Fulton Theater, 1962-1963, AIS 68:6a, Special Collections Departmen, University of Pittsburgh)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°26′38″N 80°00′09″W / 40.4439°N 80.0025°W / 40.4439; -80.0025



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Backstage at The Byham Theater

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Broadway World
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:07:30 -0700

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new comedy that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life. Your inner goddess will be laughing out loud with this clever re-imagining of the characters as they come alive with hysterical ...
 
Broadway World
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:34:39 -0700

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will present Tommy Emmanuel with special guests Loren & Mark on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Byham Theater. Tickets ($35-$55) are available at www.TrustArts.org, by calling 412-456-6666, or in person ...
 
Broadway World
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:45:00 -0700

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces UNDER THE STREETLAMP with special guest GENTLEMAN'S RULE, from the creator of Straight No Chaser, will play the Byham Theater, for one performance only on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. ...
 
Broadway World
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:52:30 -0700

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that WYEP and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will present Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, performing at the Byham Theater on Thursday, November 6th at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $45.25 and are on sale now.
 
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:05:17 -0700

Where: Presented by Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures at Byham Theater, Downtown. When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets: $20, $35 and $65; 412-622-8866 or trustarts.org. That's because Ms. Tellers was among 15 people who, during mansion tours for the ...
 
Tribune-Review
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:00 -0700

“Clemente: The Legend of 21” puts the Pirates Hall of Famer's story onstage in his adopted hometown. The drama with music will have three performances Sept. 19 to 21 at the Byham Theater, Downtown. Even 42 years after his death in a plane crash, while ...
 
Tribune-Review
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:03:45 -0700

6), who will play at the nearby Byham Theater. Mensah Wali, founder and head of the Kente Arts Alliance, also pays attention to the variety in jazz. This year, he will top his two concerts with a visit by Kenny Garrett (Dec. 12) at the New Hazlett ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0700

5-14). The season concludes with Conservatory Dance Company at the Byham Theater (March 20-22), Point Park Connections (GRWPS, April 10-12) and Conservatory Dance Company at Point Park University with faculty choreographers Doug Bentz, Ruben ...
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