California Theatre

California Theatre Need tickets? Have questions? Contact Us! Carolyn August Box Office Manager (925)427-1611 [email protected]
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The Gem of Old Downtown Pittsburg California Pittsburg TheatreBuilt by Sylvester and Salvatore Enea, the California Theatre opened in 1920 as a premiere venue for live vaudeville performances and silent films. The elegant theater was designed by architect A.W. Cornelius, who designed other grand theaters in San Francisco and throughout California, including the California Theatre in Richmond and the Fox Theater in Salinas. The auditorium featured a large art-deco chandelier with a beaux-artes style ceiling decoration. The carpets were thick and luxurious, and the balcony was grand. It was always a special treat to catch a show at the California Theatre. Adults paid 25 cents, children 15 cents. Singers, acrobats, dancers, and entertainers of all types performed at the California before their opening night on the circuit in San Francisco. An impressive pipe organ resonated during the silent films, and between shows. When talking pictures were the newest technology, the theater was modified to accommodate them. Flash Gordon and cowboy heroes Ray “Crash” Corrigan, Tim Holt, Tex Ritter and Fred Scott thrilled audiences. Entertainment tastes changed, and the California Theatre closed in 1954. A roof leak damaged the ceiling, which collapsed into the abandoned auditorium. Over the years, local theater groups and downtown businesses urged its restoration, but the task seemed overwhelming and costly. Renovation In 1994, the City began a major clean up and stabilization of the deteriorating theater. In 2008, City planners approved designs for renovation of the theater exterior, and by 2009, the project that eventually became a $7.6 million restoration began in earnest. Restoration artist Beate Bruhl recovered or recreated artwork in the entryway, the balcony and the auditorium, recapturing the grandeur of the original. Her painstaking work refurbished or replaced vivid paintings, original sculptures and murals, including images of winged nymphs dancing on clouds alongside the stage. Light fixtures and handrails were restored, and when necessary, fabricated to match photographs from a half-century ago.

04/07/2020
Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

Never skip a Monday! 💪 It's #MoveItMonday for PACF and we've got a quick-fix to get your body moving! 💦 Follow along with one of our PACF girl's @gainz.w.gabs through this 10 minute HIIT workout! 🤸‍♀️

Full workout is below⏬ Each workout is 2 sets of 30 seconds!
• Jumping Jacks
• Push Ups
• Running in Place
• Sit Up's
• Squats

04/03/2020
Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

🚨OFF-LINE MODE ALERT! 🚨Happy #ScribbleScrabbleFriday everyone! Here's your 30 minute 'off-line' mode break to take some time and reflect on something positive this week! 🎨 Check out our graphic and tag us in what your latest favorite television or Netflix binge-worthy show you've been watching this week is and why it is! 📺🤪#ScribbleScrabbleFriday #PACFHealthTips

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04/02/2020

Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

Wellness does not always mean physical wellness! 💭💪 Staying connected during these challenging times can take a toll on one's mental health, especially when feeling isolated from loved ones. Take time for yourself to call a loved one or get your friends together over a group Facetime or Zoom call! 💻📞Just because we're all #physicaldistancing from each other, that does not mean we can't keep in contact with those we love in different ways! If you, a loved one or friend is struggling with their mental health right now, please call these hotlines here. ❤️☎️ #WellnessWednesday #PACFHealthTips

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03/17/2020

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*Update * Due to the Shelter in Place orders, PUSD is now offering meals on Tues, 3/17 and Thurs, 3/19 from 9:00AM - 11:00AM. You may pick up 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches for each child under 18. No IDs are required. Children do not need to be enrolled at these school sites. See new locations below.

03/17/2020
Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation

Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation wants our community to know that nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of those within our town and all those being affected with COVID-19.

With growing concerns surrounding this issue, we are following Contra Costa County’s lockdown regulations and have closed the following facilities to the general public in efforts of containing and preventing the potential exposure of this virus:

Pittsburg California Theatre: 351 Railroad Avenue
Railroad Book Depot: 650 Railroad Avenue
Pittsburg Old Town Art Centre: 485 Railroad Avenue

If you have any questions or concerns moving forward with PACF and COVID-19, please contact Janis Glover, Program Manager at [email protected].

Thank you for allowing us to serve this community and will continue to post updates as we hear about them, moving forward within these challenging times.

Boxing Back in the Burg is comin'! Come see these future boxing stars on Saturday, April 11 at the historic Pittsburg Ca...
03/13/2020

Boxing Back in the Burg is comin'! Come see these future boxing stars on Saturday, April 11 at the historic Pittsburg California Theatre.

Purchase your tickets using the link below! 🎟🥊

http://bit.ly/2uaHLAW

Brought to our downtown by Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation, join us on Sunday, April 5 for the Magical World Of Wi...
03/12/2020

Brought to our downtown by Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation, join us on Sunday, April 5 for the Magical World Of Wizardry w/ Richy Bee & Jeremiah Johnston! 🤹‍♂️ Starting at 2 pm, join us for the Great Richy Bee, an Award winning, juggler and clown!

Purchase your tickets below: ⤵️🎟

http://bit.ly/39JxV8W

Presented by Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation, one of the most popular illusionists in San Francisco Bay Area is ...
03/12/2020

Presented by Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation, one of the most popular illusionists in San Francisco Bay Area is coming to the Pittsburg California Theatre! Join us on March 29, 2020 at 2pm for the Illusionist – Jack Alexander! ✨

Purchase your tickets using the link below! ⬇️🔮

http://bit.ly/3aIDMew

Interested in our latest film at the theatre? Join us on March 26th, 2020 at 7 pm for Suffragette, the film that describ...
03/12/2020

Interested in our latest film at the theatre? Join us on March 26th, 2020 at 7 pm for Suffragette, the film that describes the one of the many movements that impacted history!

Tickets are available using the link below, see you all at the California Theatre! ⬇️🎟

http://bit.ly/2SYiPoD

Join us for another feature of Live Music & A Film! The show blends live music from organ music and a retro movie all wr...
03/09/2020

Join us for another feature of Live Music & A Film! The show blends live music from organ music and a retro movie all wrapped in one, hosted by Mathias Bombal and music played by Dave Moreno, come down to see Live Music & A Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon!

Visit the link provided today to reserve your seats! 🎶🎟

http://bit.ly/2v3oZw0

Presented by the Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation on Saturday, March 28th, join us for Laugh Out Loud! Comics inclu...
03/09/2020

Presented by the Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation on Saturday, March 28th, join us for Laugh Out Loud! Comics include Rick Felix, Alex Fagalar, Mundy Orozco, Steph Sanders, &, Ricco Da Great and more!

With a pre-show party at 7 pm, and comedy show starting at 7:30 pm and hosted by Miss Joy, visit the link below to secure your seats today! 🎶🎙️

http://bit.ly/2PVjZRn

Catch us at the California Theatre on March 21st for Earth, Wind, and Fire! 🤩🥁 Join us for this exciting performance at ...
03/09/2020

Catch us at the California Theatre on March 21st for Earth, Wind, and Fire! 🤩🥁 Join us for this exciting performance at 8pm for the national touring show Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind & Fire, bringing some nostalgia feels back to fans through their unforgettable music! Purchase your tickets below! 🎶🎸

http://bit.ly/2HJmQbj

With a skip, hop and a jump, join us on March 15th! 🐰 From 2-3 pm, come down to the California Theatre for our Hippity H...
03/09/2020

With a skip, hop and a jump, join us on March 15th! 🐰 From 2-3 pm, come down to the California Theatre for our Hippity Hop ‘Til You Drop Little Ones Spring Party! Bring your kids and enjoy tunes, an enchanted forest, royal castle, and our participate in our interactive story time!

Visit the link below to purchase your tickets today! ⬇️☀️🎉

http://bit.ly/2OKMOiK

Join us for another Live Music & A Movie feature show! 🍿Hosted by Matias Bombal and music played by Dave Moreno, this se...
03/07/2020

Join us for another Live Music & A Movie feature show! 🍿Hosted by Matias Bombal and music played by Dave Moreno, this series combines live organ music and a classic movie all rolled into one. This upcoming performance is Live Music & A Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon.

Visit the link below to secure your seats today! 🎟🎬

http://bit.ly/2v3oZw0

https://youtu.be/UNl9RqjLCwc

Earth, Wind, and Fire, all at the California Theatre? Catch us there! 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ Join us on Saturday, March 21 at 8pm for ...
03/07/2020

Earth, Wind, and Fire, all at the California Theatre? Catch us there! 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ Join us on Saturday, March 21 at 8pm for the national touring show that gives Earth Wind & Fire fans the chance to experience the excitement and nostalgia of the first time they heard these unforgettable songs.

Purchase your tickets for Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind & Fire below! 🎶🎸

http://bit.ly/2HJmQbj

Tonight's the night! Experience Night on Broadway at the California Theatre! Join us this Saturday, March 7 at 7pm for p...
03/07/2020

Tonight's the night! Experience Night on Broadway at the California Theatre! Join us this Saturday, March 7 at 7pm for performances from Dreamgirls, Annie, Hamilton, Chicago, & more!

A night filled with music inspired by Broadway bliss, visit the link below to purchase your tickets! ⬇️🎶 http://bit.ly/3bwVgMb

Come to Steeltown today between 9 am to 1 pm and get tickets for "The Real Inspector Hound"We can also sell tickets for ...
03/07/2020

Come to Steeltown today between 9 am to 1 pm and get tickets for "The Real Inspector Hound"

We can also sell tickets for our upcoming production of "Oliver!" and 2020-2021 Season Tickets.

PLUS - grab yourself a cup of coffee or mocha while your here!

Steeltown Coffee & Tea
695 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg

It’s a Mystery!!

PCT at STEELTOWN presents “The Real Inspector Hound”, a murder mystery spoof of Agatha Christie novels starting March 20.

This all new blackbox stage concept in the coffeehouse brings the audience up close to the action.

Drop by Steeltown today, 3/7, to get your tickets at the “advance” price. Seating is limited for this special PCT production.

The nationally touring show Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind & Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire tribute unlike any o...
03/06/2020

The nationally touring show Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind & Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire tribute unlike any other, join everyone downtown Pittsburg at the California Theatre for an experience so satisfying it transports audiences back to the excitement of the first time they heard these unforgettable songs.

Happening on Saturday, March 21 at 8pm, purchase your tickets below! See you all for Kalimba! 🎶🎸

http://bit.ly/2HJmQbj

Free movies at the California Theatre! 🤩🎥  Join us for The Joy Luck Club on Sunday, March 8 at 2pm! Mark your calendars ...
03/06/2020

Free movies at the California Theatre! 🤩🎥 Join us for The Joy Luck Club on Sunday, March 8 at 2pm! Mark your calendars and we'll see you all at the Theatre on the 8th!

Don't stop hoppin' until you reach the California Theatre! 🐰 Join us March 15th, from 2-3 pm for our Hippity Hop ‘Til Yo...
03/01/2020

Don't stop hoppin' until you reach the California Theatre! 🐰 Join us March 15th, from 2-3 pm for our Hippity Hop ‘Til You Drop Little Ones Spring Party! Children and parents are invited to enjoy tunes, visit our enchanted forest, royal castle, join us for our interactive story time and more!

Visit the link below to purchase your tickets today! ⬇️☀️🎉 http://bit.ly/2OKMOiK

Interested in one of our latest film-features? 🤩 Join us on March 26th, 2020 at 7 pm for Suffragette, the film that desc...
03/01/2020

Interested in one of our latest film-features? 🤩 Join us on March 26th, 2020 at 7 pm for Suffragette, the film that describes the movement that impacted women throughout the course of history. 👭💪

Tickets are available using the link below, see you all at the California Theatre! ⬇️🎟

http://bit.ly/2SYiPoD

The nationally touring show Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind & Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire tribute like no othe...
02/26/2020

The nationally touring show Kalimba: The Spirit of Earth, Wind & Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire tribute like no other! Join everyone downtown Pittsburg at the California Theatre for an experience so satisfying it transports audiences back to the excitement of the first time they heard these unforgettable songs. Happening on Saturday, March 21 at 8pm, purchase your tickets below!

http://bit.ly/2HJmQbj

See you all for Kalimba! 🎶🎸

Get your chance for a Night on Broadway in Downtown Pittsburg! Happening at the California Theatre on Saturday, March 7 ...
02/26/2020

Get your chance for a Night on Broadway in Downtown Pittsburg! Happening at the California Theatre on Saturday, March 7 at 7pm, join us for a night of musical song, dance and more!

Visit the link below to secure your spot and we'll see you for a "Night on Broadway!" 🎶🎭

http://bit.ly/3bwVgMb

Black Box Theatre is coming to Downtown Pittsburg on March 20-29, 2020! Hosted by Pittsburg Community Theatre, join us a...
02/26/2020

Black Box Theatre is coming to Downtown Pittsburg on March 20-29, 2020! Hosted by Pittsburg Community Theatre, join us all at Steeltown Coffee on Railroad Avenue for some on-stage action and poking fun at theatre critics and the conventions of murder mystery fare. 🔍 ☕️

Visit the link below to purchase your tickets today! ⤵️🎟 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pct-presents-the-real-inspector-hound-tickets-77593104063

If you haven't heard... "A Raisin in the Sun" is a HIT! Check out the review below.ONE WEEKEND LEFT to see this amazing ...
02/26/2020
Concord Clayton Pioneer

If you haven't heard... "A Raisin in the Sun" is a HIT!
Check out the review below.
ONE WEEKEND LEFT to see this amazing production.
Friday - 2/28 at 8 pm
Saturday - 2/29 at 2 pm
Saturday - 2/29 at 8 pm
Sunday - 3/1 at 2 pm

This production is a great way to cap off Black History Month. Don't miss this most poignant play which is just as relevant today as it was 60 years ago when it first premiered on Broadway.

Call 925-427-1611 or go online to www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

The gorgeous California Theatre in Pittsburg is the venue for Pittsburg Community Theater’s “Raisin in the Sun.” This powerful play by author Lorraine Hansberry shines an intense light on the dark side of the 1950s. Its return during Black History month is a time to more joyously celebrate this story of black family pride, independence and resolution. Hurry, show closes March 1. Click below to read our review and get ticket info.

#raisininthesun Pittsburg Community Theatre #eastbaytheatre #eastbayplay #communitytheatre #blackhistorymonth

Free movies at the California Theatre! 🤩🎥  Join us for The Joy Luck Club on Sunday, March 8 at 2pm! Secure your spot, ma...
02/24/2020

Free movies at the California Theatre! 🤩🎥 Join us for The Joy Luck Club on Sunday, March 8 at 2pm! Secure your spot, mark your calendars and we'll see you all at the Theatre on the 8th!

Come experience ‘A Night on Broadway’! Join us on Saturday, March 7 at 7 pm for a  dance musical, featuring performances...
02/24/2020

Come experience ‘A Night on Broadway’! Join us on Saturday, March 7 at 7 pm for a dance musical, featuring performances from Dreamgirls, Annie, Hamilton, Chicago, and more! A night filled with music inspired by Broadway bliss, visit the link below to purchase your tickets! ⬇️🎶

http://bit.ly/3bwVgMb

Movies at the California Theatre! Join us on March 26, 2020 at 7pm for Suffragette! Check out the trailer below to see a...
02/24/2020

Movies at the California Theatre! Join us on March 26, 2020 at 7pm for Suffragette! Check out the trailer below to see all about this film and the movement that changed the lives of working women forever. Purchase your tickets below!

http://bit.ly/2SYiPoD

See you all at the California Theatre! 🎥🍿

https://youtu.be/056FI2Pq9RY

A night on broadway? Sounds like a dream! 🕺🎶 Coming to the California Theatre on March 7 at 7 pm, join us for a night of...
02/23/2020

A night on broadway? Sounds like a dream! 🕺🎶 Coming to the California Theatre on March 7 at 7 pm, join us for a night of musical dance, broadway inspired performances and more!

Purchase your tickets below, and we'll see you all for Night on Broadway! ⬇️🎟

http://bit.ly/3bwVgMb

Come down to the Theatre for our latest film-feature! 🤩 Join us on March 26th, 2020 at 7 pm for Suffragette, the film th...
02/23/2020

Come down to the Theatre for our latest film-feature! 🤩 Join us on March 26th, 2020 at 7 pm for Suffragette, the film that describes the movement that impacted women throughout the course of history. 👭💪

Tickets are available using the link below, see you all at the California Theatre! ⬇️🎟

http://bit.ly/2SYiPoD

Presented by PCT and directed by Gregory Brown, join everyone at Steeltown Coffee Shop in Downtown Pittsburg for  Blackb...
02/21/2020

Presented by PCT and directed by Gregory Brown, join everyone at Steeltown Coffee Shop in Downtown Pittsburg for
Blackbox Theatre: The Real Inspector Hound from March 20-29, 2020! Participate with the show and poke fun at theatre critics as the show comes alive from the crowd itself!

Purchase your tickets using the link below! ⬇️
http://bit.ly/36OOEWM

Opening this weekend for two weekends only....A RAISIN IN THE SUN!Get your tickets today!Call 925-427-1611 or go online ...
02/21/2020

Opening this weekend for two weekends only....
A RAISIN IN THE SUN!

Get your tickets today!
Call 925-427-1611 or go online to
www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

Come see "A Raisin in the Sun!"
A must see for all and a great way to honor Black History Month!

PCT could not be more proud to present this iconic production. Still as relevant today as it was 60 years ago when it first premiered on Broadway. "A Raisin in the Sun" tells the story of the Younger Family and their struggle for dignity and a better life, and the backlash that erupts when they try to move beyond their oppressive Chicago tenement home.

Show times:
Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm.
Sunday, February 23 at 2 pm
Friday, February 28 at 8 pm
Saturday, February 29 at 2 pm
Saturday, February 29 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 1 at 2 pm

Tickets are on sale now at the California Theatre
Call 925-427-1611 or go online at
www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

California Theatre
351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg

We skippin' and hoppin' our way to the California Theatre March 15th! 🐰 Join us March 15th, from 2-3 pm for our Hippity ...
02/19/2020

We skippin' and hoppin' our way to the California Theatre March 15th! 🐰 Join us March 15th, from 2-3 pm for our Hippity Hop ‘Til You Drop Little Ones Spring Party! Children and parents are invited to enjoy tunes, visit our enchanted forest, royal castle, join us for our interactive story time and more!

Visit the link below to purchase your tickets today! ⬇️☀️🎉 http://bit.ly/2OKMOiK

Get your tickets!A RAISIN IN THE SUN opens Saturday - February 22nd and runs through Sunday, March 1st. Lorraine Hansber...
02/19/2020

Get your tickets!
A RAISIN IN THE SUN opens Saturday - February 22nd and runs through Sunday, March 1st.

Lorraine Hansberry's iconic play is as true today as it was when it first premiered 70 years ago. The story is about the Younger family’s struggle for dignity and a better life, and the backlash that erupts when they try to move beyond their oppressive Chicago tenement home. The tensions and prejudice they face form this ground-breaking American drama, and their heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world.

Call 925-427-1611 or go online for tickets...
www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

California Theatre
351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg, CA 94565

Walter: Do you have the tickets?
Bobo: What tickets?
Walter: The tickets.. you know... "A RAISIN IN THE SUN"?
Bobo: Oh - those tickets... when is it?
Walter: Bobo, you know - February 22nd through March 1st..
Bobo: Really? That's just in a few days.
Walter: Right - you need to get the tickets now...call 925-427-1611 or go online to www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com
Bobo: Will do...

That's right...
A Raisin in the Sun opens February 22nd through March 1st at the California Theatre (351 Railroad Ave., Pittsburg, CA).
Get your tickets today!

February 22 @ 8 pm
February 23 @ 2 pm
February 28 @ 8 pm
February 29 @ 2 pm and 8 pm
March 1 @ 2 pm

Call 925-427-1611 or go online to www.pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

Address

351 Railroad Ave
Pittsburg, CA
94565

Opening Hours

Tuesday 12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 17:00
Thursday 12:00 - 17:00
Friday 12:00 - 17:00

Telephone

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I have seen several quality performances there. The staff is amazing and all seats are wonderful.
The lead singer from Santana "Tony Lindsay" comes to the Theatre May 4th for the Cinco de Mayo celebration
Hope to see you at the theater on Saturday night or Sunday afternoon! What They Said About Love comes to Pittsburg, with the help of Los Medanos College and Nicholaus Garcia!
I'm looking for your seating chart online and I can't find it. Where can I find it?
COME JOIN US! Musical theatre like you've never experienced before. Next to Normal opens next Friday, April 20th at Pittsburg's California Theatre. There is more to this show than a thought provoking, yet relative storyline, and a husband and wife duo. Director Dianna Schepers has assembled an amazingly talented cast of 6 local performers (Antioch, Pittsburg and Brentwood residents) that are ready to take you on an intimate and emotional journey into a story that will feel all too familiar filled with laughter, tears and family connections and love. The show opens next Friday, April 20th and runs for two weekends. Tickets on sale now (25/$20). Visit our website for more info http://pittsburgcommunitytheatre.org/tickets.html.
I was wondering if I missed sign-ups for Madagascar Jr Theater camp this summer...If not, when do sign-ups begin? Thanks!
Break dem legs!
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Vampariah premiere
Get your tickets for dinner @ The Pittsburg Elks Lodge and then watch the show at Pittsburg's beautiful California Theater. This show is full of talented performers from opera to comedy happening on Saturday, July 29th. Co-hosts for the evening are PEAHOF's Nicky DePaola, along with Lou Esposito ll, and Jim Coniglio. For tickets and more info, please contact The California Theater (925)427-1611. Dinner and Show tickets sold separately.🎶🎤🍝😂🎶 #nickydepaola
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