Kelly Strayhorn Theater proudly supports the legacy and tradition of East Liberty. Our FAMILYtime series events bring families together for free holiday events designed to inspire passion for the performing arts and help families connect to a strong network of artists, neighborhood businesses, cultural and service organizations.
February 23, 2019
Our Pittsburgh is home to one of the richest music legacies in America, and percussionist extraordinaire Roger Humphries has assembled a four-part tribute to some of our most influential artists.
March 1, 2019
SUNSTAR Breakfast :: Art of Creative Leadership – A Conversation with Yvonne Campos, Ingrid Schaffner, and janera solomon
Join janera solomon; Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Executive Director for inspiring breakfast conversation on the creative art of leadership, with Yvonne Campos, founder and President of the Next Act Fund, and Ingrid Schaffner, curator, 57th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art.
March 2, 2019
New York based, award-winning, vocalist and educator Charenee Wade pays tribute to renowned poet and artist Gil Scott-Heron with “Offering,” the first full-length album tribute to Scott-Heron and his musical collaborator Brian Jackson.
March 9, 2019
A Live Late-Nite Talk Show Featuring PGH’s very own local villain and media mogul, Princess Jafar and a cast of special guests!
March 30, 2019
Programed by Los Angeles-based experimental film producer, Jheanelle Brown and Nigerian actor Darol Olu Kae, Black Radical Imagination is a touring program of visual shorts that delve into the worlds of new media, video art, and experimental narrative.
April 27, 2019
Our tribute to local jazz legends continues with a celebration the life and legacy of legendary vocalist and guitarist, George Benson.
May 10 - 11, 2019
Commissioned by KST and national partners, Shaatranga makes the suggestion that global women who engage in world-making are refusing to be seen in only blue/indigo – the pain, sorrow, and defeat that has historically framed them.
June 1, 2019
Join Pittsburgh’s doers, makers, movers and shakers for a dance-fueled night of celebration. Dress up creative chic, put on your dancing shoes, and show us those new moves at Full Bloom, KST’s annual benefit bash and celebration of summer in the city.