Cheap Seats

Cheap Seats
Cheap Seats

The Cheap Seats program is available to University of Pittsburgh students, faculty, and staff with a valid Pitt ID. Each person can purchase up to four tickets for all shows (with a few noted exceptions), and you can take non-Pitt people! But you, yourself MUST be going to the performance and show your Pitt ID.

Cheap Seats for The Pittsburgh Cultural District  are available ONLY online and include:

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • Pittsburgh Opera
  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Pittsburgh Public Theater
  • Pittsburgh CLO and CLO Cabaret

To purchase Cultural District offerings click HERE.

For discounted City Theatre tickets click HERE to purchase student tickets online or click HERE for faculty/staff/Osher tickets. Discounts NOT VALID on Opening Night and Saturday 5:30 p.m. performances.

Cheap Seats tickets for Quantum Theatre for undergraduate and graduate students can be purchased by calling 412-362-1713.

For PICT Classic Theatre order directly online through

Renaissance & Baroque/Chatham Baroque discounted student tickets are available ONLINE ONLY. Click HERE for tickets and more information.

Calliope: Pittsburgh Folk Music Society tickets may be ordered online through

Your tickets will be waiting for you one hour prior to the performance at the appropriate venue. Again, be prepared to show your valid Pitt ID at the Will Call box office.

The events involved are not Pitt sponsored events or venues. Rather, PITT ARTS works with arts organizations to ensure that “best available” seating is offered for a low price. Individuals with special needs should contact the arts organization directly in order to purchase tickets and ensure accessible seating.

Call us at 412-624-4498 with any additional questions. PITT ARTS’ hours are 8:30 AM – 5 PM.