1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Forrest Theater

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1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Year opened: 1928
  • Capacity: 1851
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

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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Petruce Et Al
0.02 mi away at 1121 Walnut St.

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0.03 mi away at 1119 Walnut St

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0.15 mi away at 1305 Walnut St.

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0.38 mi away at 220 S. Sydenham St.

The Convention Center Parking Facility - Self Park
0.4 mi away at 1324 Arch St.

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0.45 mi away at 510-528 S. 8th St.

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0.14 mi away at 1234 Locust Street
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