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Walnut Street Theatre

825 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5195
+1 215-574-3550
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Good Time

Went to see Saturday Night Fever. The theatre is very nice. The play was very good with great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Amazing Productions

Going to the Walnut Street Theater to see a show is just as good as going to NYC at a more... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
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The oldest theater in America, and one of the most prolific.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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825 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5195
City Center East
+1 215-574-3550
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Saturday Night Fever. The theatre is very nice. The play was very good with great music. Great way to spend the nigh or check for an afternoon performance.

Thank lgn48
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Going to the Walnut Street Theater to see a show is just as good as going to NYC at a more reasonable price. Having seen numerous shows in NY this theater ranks a very close second to see fantastic shows and not have all the...More

Thank 860Vetman
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Jerry's Girls is a wonderful medley of Jerry Herman tines sung by three very talented and entertaining women. The costumes are very well done, the songs are engaging and performers are top notch. So glad we got to see this in the Independence Studio.

Thank travelingbeachbum00
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Check out their shows, great for kids and family. My grandmother would take me there when I was a child. I continued to go and had subscriptions. You will love it!

Thank TRIB2
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Walked in on an opened evening. Found an amazing cozy musical, reminiscent of old school theater. Not the most comfortable, or plush seating; however, highly recommended to have a up and close theatrical experience with actors. There are no assigned seats, so it is recommended...More

Thank Golokseeker
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This beautiful historic theater is a great place to see shows The professional local theater group is talented and present many Broadway shows

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A professional theater company that puts on very entertaining performances. The theater itself has a great history so leave a few minutes to browse at some of the artifacts on display.

Thank Clif-Lorraine H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Subscriber for 10 years to the best theater for the most reasonable prices. Broadway shoes running for 6 weeks , unlike the Academy which only run 5 days. Therefore if you need to exchange, you have more options. Small theater upstairs as well running smaller,...More

Thank nickmac207
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to catch a show, whether it's the local theatre group of a visiting Broadway place, this historic theatre is an experience in itself.

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The Walnut St Theatre is one of the oldest in the US, is worth the visit. Our seats on this visit were in the Orchestra level, clean lines and good view. The theatre has refreshments with a bar, it keeps you from being parched and...More

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Maria L
17 August 2016|
Response from Lulubelle1212 | Reviewed this property |
I just checked the theater's website and it looks like the theater is closed for the month of August. The next show listed is South Pacific on September 6, 2016.
Gene H
5 March 2016|
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Response from Salvatore D | Reviewed this property |
Its not the best, but still good. Theater is small, so unless you are in a far corner, you are fine. Enjoy!