Walnut Street Theatre

Theater · Center City East
825 Walnut St (at S 9th St), Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
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  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 1:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 1:00 PM–2:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM

America's Oldest Theatre and Philadelphia's Most Popular Theatre Company. Established in 1809. Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/walnutstreettheatre


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    Valkrye131 (MB) H.
    "Barrymore Award winning actors and staff"(2 Tips)
    "Have plans to see "The Prescott Method" at the Independence Studio?"(2 Tips)
    NBC Philadelphia
    "here include Audrey Hepburn and the Marx"(2 Tips)
    Kristen S.
    "See a matinee at the America's oldest theatre."(2 Tips)
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  • Donald S.

    From tap to rocketts style dancing. Outstanding singers young and old. I loved it.

    Donald Samburg · December 31, 2015
  • Mike A.

    A very nice experience. The seats are a little tight for a person as tall as me but I had an aisle seat this time curtesy of my wife and that helped.

    Mike A. · October 22, 2015
  • Ryan C.

    Great shows here but they keep it a bit warm. If you're prone to falling asleep in womb-like temps drink some coffee before-hand.

    Ryan C · February 16, 2015
  • Eileen M.

    Not a bad seat in the house.

    Eileen McDonnell · April 6, 2014
  • Ray L.

    Many great performances blemished by constant coughing among the audience

    Ray Lee · February 2, 2014
  • Bill H.

    Good view throughout.. Just enjoy the show

    Bill Hickman · December 29, 2013
  • Derrick B.

    Probably will be as bad as the movie

    Derrick B. · December 15, 2013
  • Cási Q.

    Elf was amazing! :)

    Cási Quinn · December 5, 2013
  • Natasha E.

    Eh...I wasn't too impressed with "In The Heights " and even less impressed with the tight and warm theater itself.

    Natasha Estremera · October 13, 2013
  • Asim N.

    Here for a main stage production? Bathrooms can be found on on the lower level, and 2nd floor.

    Asim Naqvi · September 26, 2013
  • Barbara R.

    Saw in the heights.. Amazing!

    Barbara Rose · September 11, 2013
  • AARON R.

    1 word for you, EPIC

    AARON ROSS · July 14, 2013
  • Tramaine W.

    Grease was fantastic!

    Tramaine Willingham · July 11, 2013
  • Barbara K.

    Love this pl

    Barbara Kelvin · April 28, 2013
  • Asim N.

    Come see Prescott method and leave with a surprise!

    Asim Naqvi · April 4, 2013
  • Concierge

    Have plans to see "The Prescott Method" at the Independence Studio? Be sure to come hungry because you'll leave full literally and figuratively! Best of all, this play is written by a Philadelphian!

    Concierge · March 29, 2013
  • Kristen S.

    See a matinee at the America's oldest theatre.

    Kristen Sweeney · February 18, 2013
  • Kirsten

    Park at Will's Eye/Jefferson on 9th between walnut and spruce. Just a block walk and no line.

    Kirsten · December 29, 2012
  • Asim N.

    Can't wait for my favorite (Oscar Wilde)'s An Ideal Husband starting Jan 15 and playing through March 4 2013

    Asim Naqvi · December 12, 2012
  • Kasual O.

    Don't forget to check out shows in the Studio 3 and Studio 5 spaces!

    Kasual Owens-Fields · October 3, 2012
  • Mike D.

    Opening night of buddy was awesome!!

    Mike D · May 24, 2012
  • Visit Philly

    On performance day, remaining tickets are sold for $35 to the public or $15 to those under 24, active military & those in the entertainment industry. The theater also reserves 22 $10 full-view seats.

    Visit Philly · December 14, 2011
  • NBC Philadelphia

    This National Historic Landmark opened its doors in 1809 and is now the oldest theater in the country. Famous faces that have performed here include Audrey Hepburn and the Marx Brothers. Read more

    NBC Philadelphia · August 16, 2011
  • Maureen C.

    Miss siagon is great!!!

    Maureen Charamella · June 1, 2011
  • Evan F.

    Come see 39 Steps. Very funny! The two clowns alone are worth the ticket price.

    Evan Faram · April 2, 2011
  • Filly C.

    Experience a piece of Philadelphia history at this theater from the 1800s!. Hit 'More Info' to read more reviews and recommendations by university students. Read more

    Filly Chatter · January 17, 2011
  • visitPA

    From Barrymores to Hepburns, some of the greatest actors in history have graced the stage. It also currently operates the original rope, pulley, and sandbag system that was used nearly 2 centuries ago

    visitPA · December 7, 2010
  • Micah T.

    Right now it has "Fiddler on the Roof". It's really great and I highly recommend it.

    Micah Trapp · July 1, 2010
  • Tim U.

    Pre-order your intermission snacks and get 10% off!

    Tim Urian · June 6, 2010
  • Brian B.

    Ummm....why am I here again??? In any case...no need to take the elevator to the mezzanine.

    Brian B-G · April 1, 2010
  • Valkrye131 (MB) H.

    America's oldest theater, in operation for over 200 years. Barrymore Award winning actors and staff; a full season of classics (musicals, comedy, drama), plus independent, studio, and children's shows Read more

    Valkrye131 (MB) Haslam-Houck · October 22, 2009
  • Cristyam O.

    Lindo de mais e o espetaculo, beliasimo

    Cristyam Otaviano · January 30, 2012

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