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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
Designated 2002[1]

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. Carolyn M. Byham and William C. Byham 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 was hosted by Bob Costas at the theater on November 13, 2010 at 6 p.m. Mazeroski was joined by Pirate MVP Dick Groat and former Yankee Bobby Richardson to be interviewed during the showing of the game. MLB Network then telecast the game and interviews nationally.[2]

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 (1994) [1986]. Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-5434-6. 
  • Fulton Theater Records [1](Records of the Fulton Theater, 1962-1963, AIS 68:6a, Special Collections Department, 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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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:01:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Musical Theater will stage the high-flying musical fantasy “Peter Pan” at the Byham Theater, Downtown, from April 23 to May 3. The musical follows J.M. Barrie's classic characters — the ever-childish Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinkerbell, and Capt.
 
Tribune-Review
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:01:38 -0700

Now, a life-size Stanley will act out his postal adventures onstage in the Texas-based Dallas Children's Theater production of “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” at the Byham Theater, Downtown, as part of the Pittsburgh International Children's ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:56:15 -0700

Its performance of “Nuit Blanche” (meaning “Sleepless Nights”) was a tantalizing display of fabulous footwork and electric embraces that heated up the Byham Theater as part of the Pittsburgh Dance Council's 2014-15 season. The close-knit cast whisked ...
 
Broadway World
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:31:11 -0700

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the 2015-2016 Pittsburgh Dance Council season. The Pittsburgh Dance Council, a division of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, will explore concepts of age, gender, sexual identity, ethnicity, legacy and historical ...
 
Broadway World
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:40:44 -0700

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the Pittsburgh premiere of Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey, starring Jasmine Guy and The Avery Sharpe Trio, which will be performed tonight, April 16, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 ...
 
Broadway World
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:30:00 -0700

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces internationally acclaimed Swedish choreographer, filmmaker and dancer Pontus Lidberg, with his dance company Pontus Lidberg Dance, will perform tonight, April 18, 2015 at 8:00 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 ...

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Broadway World
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:34:40 -0700

The Hill House Association (www.hillhouse.org) will present six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in concert for one night only. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. tonight, April 15(th) at the landmark Byham Theater. Ms. McDonald made Broadway ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:32:55 -0700

The Pittsburgh Musical Theater production now at the Byham Theater takes its time getting to Peter Pan's arrival, but it's worth the wait to see Michelle Coben in graceful flight, trailing golden glitter and looking for Tinkerbell's green glow. Ms ...
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