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Commission the next big playwright. Illuminate the stage with theatrical lighting and vibrant sets. Make City Theatre your theatre with an annual gift.


Support City Theatre in style at our annual benefit, a memorable spring evening complete with a silent auction, cocktails, dinner, dancing, and amusements.

Corporate Support

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Corporate Support

City Theatre sponsorships add value for your clients, employees, and prospective customers through brand association, networking opportunities, tickets for entertaining, and more.
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Join the circle of influential theatre lovers whose donations help us build sets, design costumes, house actors, and commission new plays by writers at the forefront of the industry. The gap between ticket sales and the cost of developing and producing new plays is considerable; your support provides City Theatre with the financial resources to create innovative season plays and professional stagings for Young Playwrights. Donate today and leave your mark on each exciting production!


Individual Giving

Individual Giving

City Theatre relies on the contributions of generous donors to help fulfill our mission of bringing bold and innovative new plays to our stages each season. Support the theatre company that takes risks, excites, and enlivens with plays that are always brand new to Pittsburgh audiences!
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DAF Direct welcomes donors to recommend grants from their donor–advised fund, also known as a DAF, directly from to City Theatre. Neither you nor City Theatre will incur any download or transaction fees.



Named after Robert M. Frankel, whose dedication and service to Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape has made his name synonymous with leadership in the arts, the Frankel Awards recognize artists’ and patrons’ outstanding commitment to new play creation and support.

Ways To Give


Click here to make a secure donation online.

By Phone

Call 412.431.4400 x278 to speak with Dianne Duursma, Development Officer-Community Giving.

By Mail

Send a check payable to City Theatre along with the completed gift form to:

City Theatre
Development Office
1300 Bingham Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203


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Honorary Giving

A Personal Touch

Celebrate special occasions or honor the memory of a friend or loved one with a donation made to City Theatre, by mail, phone, or online. Once received, notification will be sent in your name to the honoree or appropriate contact, and your gift will be acknowledged in the play programs throughout the season.

Planned Giving

Legacy of Excellence

Contribute to City Theatre’s long-term financial stability by making a gift in your will or estate plans. For additional information about leaving a legacy of excellence, contact Dianne Duursma, Development Officer-Community Giving by email or by calling 412.431.4400 x278.