Other PCT News and Events!
Single and Group Tickets
and Season Tickets
Online: California Theatre Box Office
Box Office Phone #: 925-427-1611
In Person @ the California Theatre:
351 Railroad Ave * Old Towne Pittsburg
The Odd Couple Starts the Season off with a Bang
Pittsburg Community Theatre opened it season with the classic Neil Simon comedy "The Odd Couple." It was a huge success and shows that PCT is happy with its new home at the California Theatre.
Director Barbara Halperin-Jacobs honored Kevin Burns ("Oscar Madison" with the Gypsy Coat for his contributions to the production.
See the glowing review of the show from the Concord Patch.
Dateline: Thursday, October 31, 2013.
Our New Home - The California Theatre
The Pittsburg Community Theatre board of directors has decided to make the California Theatre our new home!
We are thrilled to moved to this newly renovated historic theatre and look forward to an exciting season of quality live theatre.
Thanks to the City of Pittsburg for their support and to the management of VenueTech for their assistance.
Dateline: Wednesday August 21, 2013.
PCT Shellie Award Nominees for 2012-2013 Season
Pittsburg Community Theatre is proud to announce the following Shellie Award nominees for this past season: Congratulations to all the nominees:
|Category||For a Comedy or Drama||Musical|
|Best Show||A Case of Libel||"Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"|
|Best Director||Dianna Schepers for "M*A*S*H"||
"David Ward for Disney's"The Little Mermaid"
"A Case of Libel"
Mark Holobetz for "Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"
|Best Actress||Natalie Rapp for "M*A*S*H"||Roberta Tibbetts for "Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"|
|Supporting Actor||Alex Schepers for "M*A*S*H"||Wayne Steffen for "Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"|
|Supporting Actress||Lisa Marie Taylor for "M*A*S*H"||Dianna Schepers for "Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"|
|Set Design||Jeremy Ward for *A Case of Libel"||David Ward for "Disney's The Little Mermaid"|
|Costumes||Betty Gregg for "M*A*S*H"||Marlene Ward for Disney's "The Little Mermaid"|
|Lighting||Ronn Ton for "M*A*S*H"||Ronn Ton for "Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"|
|Musical Direction||David Ward for "Disney's The Little Mermaid"|
|Choreography||Lisa Luttinger for "Shakespeare Comes to Calamity Creek"|
Dateline: Monday, July 27, 2013.
Betty Brown to be Inducted into the Hall of Fame
PCT is thrilled to announce that our founder, Betty Brown is one of eighteen to be inducted with the first class ever into the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame.
Nominees for enshrinement were chosen by a select group of local artists. The final voting was conducted by members of the PEAHOF. Criteria for selection included a connection to Pittsburg, regional and national recognition and contributions to local culture and youth.
An Induction Ceremony will be held at the Creative Arts Building on Oct. 6, 2013.
Dateline: Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Updated August 21, 2013.
PCT Shellie Award Winner
Pittsburg Community Theatre is proud to announce that Kevin Burns won the Best Supporting Actor in a Supporting Role for his protrayal of Max Prince in last year's production of "Laughter on the 23rd Floor!"
Congratulations Kevin! For a complete list of past winners, see our Shellie Awards page.
Dateline: Monday, January 21, 2013.
An Outstanding Job!
A big Thank You to Mr. Romeo Simionas and his advanced students in Web Design classes at Pittsburg High School for designing the template for this website. We hope to work with the web design students again as they are wonderfully talented and this was a great opportunity for them to work with real world "client!" Thanks again!!!!
Dateline: Friday, June 8, 2012.
Rededication of the Creative Arts Building
The $9 million renovation/modiernization of the Creative Arts Building on the Pittsburg High School campus is complete and culminated with a huge rededication celebration. PCT took part in the celebration by performing the title song from "The Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What?"
PCT thanks the Pittsburg School Board for the past 39 years and wishes them great fortune in the future.
Dateline: Thursday February 23, 2012.
Founder Betty Brown Honored
The Pittsburg Entertainment and Arts Hall of Fame, located in the lobby of the historic Creative Arts Building on the Pittsburg High School campus recognizes local musicians, performers, artists and writers and commemorates their achievements and impact upon the cultural life of Pittsburg. It is hoped that by honoring these individules, the youth of Pittsburg can be educated and inspired to use and expand their creative abilitiles to enrich the community.
One of those honored is our own Betty Brown; founder of PCT. Betty started an Adult Education in September, 1973, until April, 1978. She ran the classes and brought various types of productions to the delight of audience goers. Then on April 9, 1979, PCT was incorporated as a non-profit corporation and has produced four productions each year ever since. Her image is forever captured by internationally known artist and Pittsburg native Dr. Ronald McDowell. Dr. McDowell painted Pittsburg's cultural history in a 90-foot frieze which is located in the main lobby of the Creative Arts Building.
Dateline: Thursday February 23, 2012.