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  Venue Name:   Kelly Strayhorn Theater  
  Address:   5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
 
  Area of Pittsburgh:   East Liberty  
  Telephone:   412.363.3000  
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  Web Site:   kelly-strayhorn.org  
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  Description:   A great neighborhood deserves a great theater. That’s the corner­stone of Kelly Strayhorn Theater (KST). Named for two of Pittsburgh’s most celebrated talents in the last century—dancer Gene Kelly and composer Billy Strayhorn—KST contributes to the renaissance of East Liberty and redefines theater with provocative, original programming and a social experience unlike any other venue in the region. KST is celebrating its centennial anniversary in 2014–2015, a time to reflect on our role in the vibrant and diverse cultural history of Pittsburgh’s East Liberty. The Kelly Strayhorn Theater is a destination for innovative works in dance, theater, music and live art. KST encourages diverse, inclusive, and high-quality, artistic, cultural and educational activities through the Alloy School, artSEEDS student matinees, and artist residency programs. By nurturing these pursuits, we contribute to cultural understanding, quality of life, as well as economic development in our community, county, city, and region.  
  Directions (Car):   From the Fort Pitt Tunnel: Cross the Fort Pitt Bridge and take Liberty Ave to Baum Blvd. then make a left on Baum Blvd., and proceed to Highland Ave. Turn left on Highland Ave. and left again on Penn Ave. KST is at 5941 Penn Ave, across the street from the East Liberty Presbyterian Church. From the Liberty Tubes/Downtown Pittsburgh: Cross the Liberty Bridge from the South Hills, coming into Pittsburgh. Continue to Bigelow Boulevard. Follow Bigelow towards Oakland. Bear left at Craig Street. Turn left on Baum Blvd and proceed to Highland Ave. Make a left on Highland Ave and then a left on Penn Ave. KST will be on the right. From I-376 W (inbound): Take the Edgewood/Swissvale exit and turn right on Braddock Ave. Follow Braddock to the 3rd traffic light and turn left on Penn Ave. Continue to 5941 Penn. From PA Route 28: Cross the Highland Park Bridge to Washington Blvd. Turn right on Penn Ave. Continue to 5941 Penn.  
  Directions (Public Trans):   Port Authority 412.442.2000 Take any of buses listed below within a block or less of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater. 64, 71C, 74, 74B, 77, 81B, 86, 88, 89A, 500, EBA  
  Parking:   Parking Parking available behind the Carnegie Library East Liberty Branch, enter from Beatty Street and also at the East Busway (Highland and Center Avenues). Metered street parking is available on Penn Ave, Highland Ave and throughout Penn Circle.  
  Disabled Facilities:   For accessibility information contact Aisha White at 412.363.3000 x 213  
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