Looking for something new and exciting for your preteen and teenage kids? Look no further than the EQT Bridge Theater Series. Every performance was created specifically for pre-teens and teens ready to take their theater experience to the next level.
Take your seats in the theater and get ready to solve mysteries, follow unexpected journeys across the country, and take a step back in time with this exciting season of seriously adventurous theater.
Shows take place in Downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District in the Byham Theater and August Wilson African American Cultural Center.
Check out the full lineup of exciting shows this season and learn how to secure your spot!
For ages 7+
While driving cross-country with her grandparents in search of her mother, 13-year-old Sal meets many eccentric characters, discovers her identity, and embarks on a coming-of-age journey. But with a deadline looming, Sal might not make it in time to reunite with the one person she wants to find most. Based on Sharon Creech’s Newbery Medal-winning novel.
January 17-18, 2020
For Ages 7+
In 1945 Dresden, Germany, two children and their mother flee falling bombs during World War II. They aren’t alone, though. An adorable elephant from the zoo named Marlene becomes an unlikely family member. This story of family, elephant, friends and enemy-turned-ally illustrates the importance of love, resolve, and hope in wartime and anytime. Partly based on a true story, An Elephant in the Garden is an adaptation from the best-selling novel by Michael Morpurgo, author of over 100 books, including “War Horse,” “Private Peaceful” and “Kensuke’s Kingdom.”
April 3-4, 2020
For Ages 8+
Inventive, exciting, and ridiculous, this breathtaking duet of mishaps and acrobatics will have you laughing long after you leave the theatre. Inspired by physical comedy of silent film stars like Charlie Chaplin, Pss Pss is a timeless performance of enthralling physicality and delightful expressions. Winner of 15 international prizes, including the Cirque Du Soleil prize, you’ve never seen anything like this.
May 14-17, 2020 – also part of the EQT Children’s Theater Festival!
For Ages 7+
Young Emil catches a train to visit family in the big city. Something valuable is stolen, but the thief soon discovers Emil was not such an easy target. A group of quick-thinking and resourceful children rallies around. Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart the true criminal?
Subscription package: Great benefits include:
- See every show with a 5-show package for $10 per show.
- The best prices – 17% savings over single tickets!
- Guaranteed seats for all shows.
- Unlimited exchanges.
- Access to events and announcements.
Flex tickets: Pick and choose shows with Flex tickets for $11 each. Have the flexibility to pick shows based on your family’s needs. Flex tickets are great for families with children under and over the age of 7. You can explore adventurous titles on the EQT Bridge Theater Series or revisit something familiar on the Children’s Theater Series, all while picking the shows that work best for your schedule!
Single tickets: See your favorite with Single Tickets for $12 each. Select single tickets for your favorite show on the EQT Bridge Theater Series. Tickets go fast so book soon!
Group tickets: Share a memory with Group Tickets for $10 each. Theater is more fun when it is shared! Gather your friends, family, club, or school group for a special theater experience and discounted tickets.
Groups 10+ (412) 471-6930