Investing in the Future of Musical Theater
More than a successful local theater, Pittsburgh CLO has positioned itself to be a force in the musical theater industry. Through a dedication to the creation and development of new works and a commitment to the investment in new shows, Pittsburgh CLO is helping to ensure a successful future for this important American art form.
Pittsburgh CLO’s New Works endeavors include investment in several National Tours and Broadway productions through its New Works efforts, including membership in the Independent Presenter’s Network, innovative Elephant Eye Theatrical and the CLO/CMU New Works Project. Pittsburgh CLO is also a founding member of the National Aliance for Musical Theatre.
The organization has also successfully launched the National Tours of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Barry Manilow’s Copacabana, Casper the Musical starring Chita Rivera and Dr. Doolittle the Musical. In addition, the organization has co-produced the tours of Parade, The King and I, A Chorus Line, The Wizard of Oz and Bombay Dreams.
Through all of these efforts Pittsburgh CLO is not only creating new product for Broadway, but also nurturing artists, and developing strategic partnerships and relationships that attract talent to Pittsburgh CLO, create work for our nationally recognized Construction Center and ensure that Pittsburgh audiences will be among the first to see Broadways biggest hits.