A cash bar is open in the lobby of the Falk Auditorium before, during, and after all mainstage performances. Please note: only water is permitted in the theater.
Convenient free parking is available in a parking lot within the Winchester Thurston campus, as well on surrounding streets. The Falk Auditorium offers a circular drive for easy drop-off and pick-up of patrons, while the interior parking lot provides accessible spaces and a stairs-free route into the theater.
One hour before curtain time for selected performances, artistic staff and performers will present pre-show talks, featuring inside information about the production. These pre-curtain events are free and open to all ticket holders.
There is no ATM located within Winchester Thurston, but credit/debit cards can be accepted for ticket purchases. Concessions are cash only.
Operas in English
Only at Pittsburgh Festival Opera! The intimate experience offers all operas sung in English and features English subtitles to accompany all mainstage operas.
Winchester Thurston School is a completely accessible facility. A level entrance from the parking lot provides access to the theater, lobby, and restrooms. While most activities occur on a single theater level, an elevator is available for patrons who may need to access other parts of the building.
Falk Auditorium seating includes selected seats with removable armrests, wheelchair seating positions, English-language titles projected over the stage, assisted listening devices, and large-print programs—please contact the box office at 412-326-9687 for information and assistance.