By: Amanda Narcisi
Spring is here in Pittsburgh, and as you head out to embrace the warm weather, there is plenty to do in the Cultural District. Here are the must-attend attractions.
Billy Kidd in BRIDGING THE GAP
New at Liberty Magic is Billy Kidd with her twist on traditional magic. Billy Kidd comes to Pittsburgh straight from hosting Discover Channel's Breaking Magic. Billy Kidd show Bridging the Gap opens May 15 and has various dates and times throughout June 23. For more information or tickets to Bridging the Gap visit https://trustarts.org/production/65266/liberty-magic-billy-kidd-in-bridging-the-gap.
Dear Evan Hansen
The Tony-award winning shows Dear Evan Hansen comes to Heinz Hall May 21 through May 26. This raw musical is about life and the way we live it. The tickets for Evan Hansen are so in demand there will be a raffle for seats. BOLD will have a full piece on Dear Evan Hansen in the coming weeks. For more information on tickets and showtimes visit https://trustarts.org/production/58251/dear-evan-hansen.
EQT Children's Theater Festival
Every May the Cultural district brings a unique festival for the young theater lovers filled with plays and interactive shows for all ages. Notable attractions include circle, circle, circle, Air Play, Sons of Mystro and Build and Race Lego Derby Cars. The festival activities are free to attend, and tickets shows are $9. For more information visit https://pghkids.trustarts.org.
MasterChef Junior Live!
The Culinary hit show cooks up a special evening on October 6; however, tickets go on sale on May 3. The show will feature interactions with the audience as well as head to head competition. For more information and to get tickets to visit https://trustarts.org/production/65597/masterchef-junior-live.
I'm With Her
This show doesn't take place until July 17 at the Byham Theater; however, tickets go on sale May 3. I'm With Her brings three female musicians; Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan, and their fantastic show of harmonizing beautiful lyrics. For more information visit https://trustarts.org/production/65646/im-with-her-sara-watkins-sarah-jarosz-aoife-odonovan.
This list doesn't contain everything going on with the Cultural Trust this May. Other events include shows at the Cabaret, another Craft Beer School and Medea's Farewell Play Tour. Always visit https://trustarts.org for great nights out.