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PICT produces its plays in one of two theatres in the Stephen Foster Memorial, a historical landmark in the heart of Oakland’s cultural corridor, (on the University of Pittsburgh campus.)  The address is 4301 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Google maps link.

Stephen Foster Memorial Entrance

The Stephen Foster Memorial is located on Forbes Avenue between Bigelow Blvd. and Bellefield Ave., near the Carnegie Museum and the Cathedral of Learning.

For further directions, click here.

parking map for Stephen Foster Memorial

The Theatres

The Charity Randall Theatre is a 454 seat, beautifully renovated traditional proscenium theatre.

The Henry Heymann Theatre is an intimate 153-seat theatre with a thrust stage; it is located on the lower level of the Stephen Foster Memorial.

The University of Pittsburgh Stages provides house management. For handicapped access, lost-and-found or any on-site issues on performance days (two hours before curtain through the end of the show), please call 412-624-0197.


A wheelchair-accessible private restroom is located on the lower level of the Stephen Foster Memorial building.


Convenient, paid parking is available in three surrounding lots:

  • Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage* – $5 (after 4 p.m. M-F or day rate Saturday and Sunday)
  • The Carnegie Museum Parking Lot – $5 (for 2-5 hours M-F or day rate on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Dithridge Garage at Henry Street – $5 (after 5 p.m. M-F or day rate on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Street parking is also available. Meters are enforced until 6pm Monday through Saturday. Street parking is free on Sundays.

*Rates may vary during special events held at Soldiers and Sailors Hall


The Stephen Foster Building, which houses the two theatres, is an historic landmark and has been retro-fitted for wheel chair accessibility. The sidewalk/wheelchair entrance is located on Bigelow Boulevard near the intersection of Forbes Avenue. There is a walking path from Bigelow Boulevard to the side entrance of the building. A phone kiosk is located just outside the side entrance of the building. Please use the call box or dial 412-624-0197 from your cell phone for assistance.

Please plan to arrive at the theatre approximately 20 minutes or more before the curtain time to allow the Stephen Foster Memorial House Management Staff adequate time to assist you to your seat.

Wheelchair Seating Locations

Henry Heymann Theatre (lower level): Center D 109-110; companion seats are Center D108 and Center D111.

Charity Randall Theatre (main level): Orchestra Right B5WC, B7WC, C7WC, C9WC.; companion seats are Orchestra Right B3 and Orchestra Right C5.

When purchasing tickets online or by phone (412-561-6000 x. 207) please mention any accessibility issues at the time of your ticket purchase so that the staff can be prepared to assist when you are scheduled to attend.

Henry Heymann Seating Chart 

Henry Heymann Seating Chart







Charity Randall Seating Chart

Charity Randall Seating Chart