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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are we located?
All public and student matinee performances will be produced at the New Hazlett Theater Center for Performing Arts in Allegheny Center on Pittsburgh's North Side near the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.

Are the shows suitable to all ages?
All of our shows are appropriate for youth from middle school through high school, plus adults, families, and educators. If you have any questions, you may call the Administration Office at 724-773-0700 or email the Artistic Director at wbrinda@primestage.com.

Do we have "Chat Sessions"?

For public performances
We have audience discussions with special guests at selected performances each season. Check the Events page to see what we have planned for you and your family.

For Student matinee field trips
Our "Chat Sessions" immediately follow all Student Matinee performances. Chat sessions usually last about 15 minutes. They provide students and teachers with an opportunity to ask the cast and crew questions about what they saw and felt during the play, about the literature on which the play is based, and about live theatre.
Our goal is to extend and deepen the theatrical experience.

Is Prime Stage accessible to patrons with disabilities?

"The arts are a right, not a privilege...No citizen should be deprived of the beauty and insights into the human experience only the arts can impart."

- National Council on the Arts, 1973 Facility Access

The New Hazlett Theater can easily accommodate mobility-impaired patrons. You may pull up to the theatre and have direct access to the box office, lobby and theatre. Parking for those with disabilities is located in all parking garages within walking distance to the theatre. All vehicles using these spaces must display a disability sticker. Wheelchair seating in the theatre should be requested at the time of your ticket reservation.

How do I get tickets?

For individual, group, and season subscription tickets
For individual and season subscription tickets, you can order tickets online.

For Group tickets, contact the Operations Director at admin@primestage.com or call the Administration Office at 724.773.0700.

For school field trips
For school field trips, please call our Education Box Office at 412-841-7353 or email studentmat@primestage.com.

Please visit our Field Trips page for more information about Student Matinees.

Is parking available at Prime Stage?

On-street parking is available at no cost after 6:00 pm, Monday-Saturday and all day Sunday. Paid parking is available in the Allegheny Health Network garage for evening events and weekend matinees. Parking in the garage is $7 (cash only)

To find the garage:
- Drive past the theater and follow Allegheny Square East as if you were going back out onto East Commons. The Allegheny Health Network garage will be on your left.
- Pull in and a uniformed parking attendant will collect your fee.
- Parking in the garage is $7 (cash only)

NOTE: The lot will close one hour after the show.

For various events, security is on site to direct you to available parking options. Parking for sporting events impact space available near the Theater. Please check your local listings to see if the Theater’s event conflicts with our local sports teams.

Click here for directions to the New Hazlett Theater

Is there a dress code at Prime Stage?
The only dress code at Prime Stage is to be comfortable while watching our performances. Select attire that feels appropriate to you and to our audiences. Shirt and shoes are required.

Are Internship opportunities available?
For information on our Theatre Internship Program for high school and college students, contact Prime Stage by email intern@primestage.com.