While it may have taken a break for a few years, Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh 2023 is back and better than ever! This year promises to amp up the fun in more ways than one – here’s what we know and how you can get tickets.
Truth: Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh has always been my favorite Steel City party. Even more, when it decided to take a break for a few years, I was heartbroken. This year, happily, it’s back and cooler than ever. Here’s everything you need to know about Cosmo Cabaret on Saturday, October 28, 2023.
Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh 2023 Theme & Details
If you’re ready for a Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh rebirth with a decadent theme, don thy flamboyant best! The cabaret will have a new, beautiful space this year at the Greer Theater. From 7-10pm, in the Theater Square Complex (655 Penn Ave.), The Pittsburgh Cultural District will be swingin’, man.
n celebration of the time-honored arts, music & fashion with a touch of magic, the Greer Cabaret Theater will be adorned with models styled in themed couture fashions designed by the masterfully talented Brian David. This sultry cabaret styled evening will showcase Brian’s fashions throughout the venue.
Live cabaret music will fill the air upon entrance with a special live jazz performance and DJ SMI will be spinning your favorite dance tunes throughout the evening as you catch some a bit of magic from the Liberty House’s favorite magician, Mr. Messado.
Joshua Messado started Messado Magic over 20 years ago at the Houdini’s magic theatre in Atlantic City, NJ. Cabaret Influenced Dance Performances by Catherine Krebs and Khandice Anselm choreographed exclusively for Cosmo Cabaret by Catherine Krebs with Hair & Makeup by Izzazu Salon, Spa & Blowout Bar.
A fundraiser for the Trust, each ticket supports its education programs, free-admission festivals, and additional community engagement. Additionally, if you’re not currently a member, you’ll receive a free one-year Partner Membership.
Cosmo Cabaret Food & Drink
Guests are welcomed to mingle as they experience The Boyd & Blair Cosmopolitan Tasting Bar featuring Boyd & Blair Signature Cosmos curated by local mixologists from Braddock’s Rebellion, Bridges & Bourbon, Con Alma, Meat & Potatoes, Morton’s, Revel, Ritual House and Ruth Chris Steakhouse and a specialty Casamigos Tequila Cosmo from Alchemy in Market Square. For those who don’t want an alcoholic beverage, Blume Honey Water Signature Mocktails will be infused with Blume Honey Water Citrus Vanilla, Wild Blueberry and Ginger Zest Flavors to create three different non-alcoholic drink options.
Cosmo Cabaret boasts a sprawling food lovers’ paradise where culinary enthusiasts are tempted to delve into local restaurant’s sweet and savory offerings including chocolate-dipped strawberries from The Milk Shake Factory, Fogo de Chao Anti-Pasti Platters and Bacon Wrapped Chicken, a veggie specialty dish from Gaucho Parrilla Argentina, Chef d. Mini Meatballs, A Cabaret Theme Tasting Table from Nosh & Curd and more.
Cosmo Cabaret Tickets
Each ticket is $150, and while it may sound steep, you do get a ton in exchange. There will be cocktail tastings, Blume Honey Water mocktails, and top-notch performances.
To purchase, contact Theater Square Box Office, 655 Penn Avenue in the Cultural District, or call 412-456-6666 for more information. For more information about tickets and becoming a member of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, visit TrustArts.org/support.