1300 Bingham St., South Side
412- 431-2489 or www.citytheatrecompany.org
Housed in an old church off the main drag, City Theatre is a perennial Best-Of favorite. The focus here is on new plays by both established writers and rising stars, and the current 2016-17 schedule boasts works by Sharon Washington, Marco Ramirez and City Theatre favorite Jessica Dickey.
2nd: Pittsburgh Public Theater
3rd: Quantum Theatre