Monroeville and its neighboring areas provide both residents and visitors with an array of entertainment and theatrical venues, sure to make for a great night on the town. And with neighboring downtown Pittsburgh affording a rich cultural environment, there is never a shortage of entertainment!
Neighboring Pittsburgh is the site of three professional major league sports teams — the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB) and Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) — affording a great time for the area’s avid sports fans.
Three multi-screen movie theaters are available in neighboring communities, Destinta Theatres in North Versailles, AMC Loews Waterfront in Homestead and Wynnsong 12 in Delmont, each providing movie-goers with the newest film features.
A host of theaters span the region, affording patrons popular productions of music, dance and theater. The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts is home to the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Pittsburgh Opera, Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh Dance Council and the Pittsburgh Broadway Series compilation of the finest productions today.
The Byham Theater in Pittsburgh hosts music, dance and theater programs from well-known artists, new and old, while the Theatre Factory in neighboring Trafford produces modern plays by local performers and includes the child’s theater, KidWorks, and a dinner theater, run in conjunction with Parente’s Italian Restaurant. Another group performing both adult and children’s plays is the Orchard Performing Arts Company, who perform at the Apple Hill Playhouse and Lamplighter Restaurant.
The home base of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts is also a nearby site for many events, concerts and traveling Broadway tours.