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Walnut Street Theatre

Theatre Downtown

The Walnut Street Theatre, founded in 1809, is America's Oldest Theatre. It is also the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania, and a National Historic Landmark. With more than 55,000 season ticket holders, the Walnut is also the most subscribed theatre company in the world!

The season's offerings include performances from the Main Stage, Independence Studio, and Kids Theatre. Classes and Workshops are offered year-round, as are apprenticeships in a variety of theatre professions.

Calendar of Events
The Humans
Through Sunday, March 4
A Steady Rain
Tuesday, February 20 through Sunday, March 25
Noises Off
Tuesday, March 13 through Sunday, April 29
The Musical Adventures Of Flat Stanley Jr
Saturday, March 31 through Saturday, April 14
Tell Me On A Sunday
Tuesday, April 10 through Sunday, June 10
Mamma Mia!
Tuesday, May 15 through Sunday, July 15
Ivy + Bean: The Musical
Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 10

Monday: 10am - 6pm

Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm on non performance dates; 10am - showtime on performance dates.

Sunday: Closed on non-performance dates; 12pm - showtime on performance dates.

Please note: the box office staff cannot sell tickets to future performances or exchange tickets during the 30 minutes prior to a performance. Exchanges may also be handled via mail or phone.

The Walnut Street Theatre offers subscriptions, single tickets, group sales, and day-of-show and other discounts. Subscribers receive discounts at participating restaurants.

Other Information
The Walnut offers devices to assist the hearing impaired. Infrared hearing enhancers are available in the lobby on a first-come, first-served basis; quantities are limited. ADA compliant water fountains and handicapped accessible restrooms are available on the orchestra level. ASL-interpreted performances are available for most titles. Please view individual show calendars for additional information.

Visitor Information

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-574-3550 phone

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