Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15206

The Alloy Studios + KST Admin Office
5530 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15206
(formerly Dance Alloy Theater)

Phone 412.363.3000
Fax 412.363.4320

(Google Maps)

Kelly Strayhorn Theater is located just minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh, Shadyside, Oakland, Bloomfield, Highland Park and Penn Hills. The Theater is directly across Penn Ave. from the East Liberty Presbyterian Church, near the corner of Penn and South Highland Avenues in the heart of the East End.


For accessibility information contact Event Coordinator, Lauren Keiser at x213

Driving Directions

From the Fort Pitt Tunnels: Cross the Fort Pitt Bridge and take Liberty Ave. to Baum Blvd. then make a left on Baum Blvd., and proceed to Highland Ave. Turn left on Highland Ave. and left again on Penn Ave. The Kelly-Strayhorn is at 5941 Penn Ave., across the street from the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.

From the Liberty Tunnels/Downtown Pittsburgh: Cross the Liberty Bridge from the South Hills, coming into Pittsburgh. Continue to Bigelow Boulevard. Follow Bigelow Blvd. towards Oakland. Bear left at Craig Street. Turn left on Baum Blvd. and proceed to Highland Ave. Make a left on Highland Ave. and then a left on Penn Ave. to 5941 Penn.

From the Parkway East: Take the Edgewood/Swissvale exit and turn right on Braddock Ave. Follow Braddock to the 3rd traffic light and turn left on Penn Ave. Continue to 5941 Penn.

From Fox Chapel/Aspinwall/Sharpsburg and east: cross the Highland Park Bridge. Take Washington Blvd. to turn right on Penn Ave. to 5921 Penn.

From North Side: Follow River Avenue east to the 31st Street Bridge. Cross the bridge and turn left onto Penn, continuing to 5941 Penn Ave.


Parking available behind the Carnegie Library East Liberty Branch, enter from Beatty Street and also at the East Busway (Highland and Center Avenues).

Metered street parking is available on Penn Ave, Highland Ave and throughout Penn Circle.

Public Transportation

Port Authority 412.442.2000

Take any of buses listed below within a block or less of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater.

64, 71C, 74, 74B, 77, 81B, 86, 88, 89A, 500, EBA