Writing New Chapters in the Pittsburgh CLO Story
Since its earliest days, Pittsburgh CLO has been a forward thinking organization. In 1946, the idea of producing live musical theater under the stars at Pitt Stadium was a bold undertaking, but driven by the vision that musical theater could bring a community together in celebration of a true American art form, Pittsburgh CLO forged ahead and today is hailed as one of the nation’s premiere regional theaters.
With the support of nearly 200,000 patrons each year, the organization continues to produce its critically acclaimed summer season, launching the careers of countless performers, welcoming some of Broadway and Hollywood’s brightest stars to the Pittsburgh stage and defining Pittsburgh as a cultural destination.
However, our mission compels us to do more. Today, Pittsburgh CLO provides year-round entertainment at the CLO Cabaret, unparalleled performing arts training at the Pittsburgh CLO Academy, valuable educational opportunities in the community, recognition for young performers at the Gene Kelly Awards, and opportunities for local artists on our stages and work for talented craftsman at the CLO Construction Center for the Arts.
And it doesn’t end there.
Pittsburgh CLO is committed to ensuring a successful future for the American musical art form by developing new musicals and creating new product for regional theaters, Broadway and audiences in Pittsburgh, across the country and around the world. Our in