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1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Forrest Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts complex.

1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Year opened: 1928
Capacity: 1851

  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

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The Forrest Theatre is located in 1114 Walnut Street Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, its seating capacity is 1,851 and it is managed by The Shubert Organization. The theatre was built in 1927 and was designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp. It was named after the 19th century actor Edwin Forrest, who was born in Philadelphia. The Forrest has held hundreds of shows over the years, including Broadway musicals, comedies, dramas, Yiddish theatre, dance programs, Gilbert & Sullivan productions, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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