Charity movie premiers annually with live stage shows were held at the theatre.The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust spent $43 million to complete the restoration. To be able to convert the former movie distance into a performing arts centre, there's a new construction that was built in the theater's back location. These include the aid centers and an expansion to the point. The interior has been preserved and even restored to its initial layout. However, there was the accession of a new acoustical baffle that insures the first proscenium.

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The Centerpiece

The auditorium's centerpiece is the massive chandelier at the dome located over the balcony. The total weight of the chandelier is 4,700 lbs or 2,200 kilograms. It's twenty feet high by twelve feet wide. You can find more details on Benedum Center tickets on the site theatercenterpittsburgh.com.

The Benedum Center Pittsburgh PA Now

The event center currently has 2,800-seat ability and will be the Pittsburgh Cultural District's centerpiece. It is also one of the most used theaters in the country today. In fact, the centre is highly popular that it hosted numerous PBS doo-wop TV concert specials, which include that the Doo Wop 50. In 1998, the television game show Wheel of Fortune recorded 2 weeks of this show at the middle.