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Upcoming Highlights

  • Memphis - The Musical

    Opens May 12

  • Walnut Street Theatre: Schoolhouse Rock Jr.

    Opens May 30

  • I Love a Piano

    Opens Jun 14

  • A Christmas Story

    Opens Nov 10

  • Peter And The Starcatcher

    Opens Mar 15, 2016

Memphis - The Musical

May 12-July 12, 2015

The Walnut Street Theatre presents a not-to-be-missed local production of the Broadway hit musical, Memphis! Set in the 1950s, the story is inspired by the legendary DJ Dewey Phillips and the music that became known as "rock 'n' roll".

Walnut Street Theatre: Schoolhouse Rock Jr.

May 30-31, 2015

Based on the Emmy Award winning ABC series, Schoolhouse Rocks is a theater show for young audiences that tackles tricky subjects through incredibly catchy pop songs, including Three is the Magic Number and Conjunction Junction.

I Love a Piano

June 14-28, 2015

Created by Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley, I Love a Piano is a loving tribute to the greatest songwriter America has ever produced - Irving Berlin. This modern musical follows the journey of a piano, as it passes through the lives of generations of Americans, with over 60 of Berlin's songs scoring its route, including There's No Business Like Show Business and Cheek to Cheek.

A Christmas Story

November 10, 2015-January 10, 2016

Based on the classic 1983 movie, A Christmas Story invites you into the home of Ralphie Parker, a nine-year old kid who is desperate to win the most coveted holiday prize: An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. This Tony-nominated musical is the perfect show for all the family this holiday season.

Peter And The Starcatcher

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March 15-May 1, 2016

A prequel to J.M. Barrie's classic, Peter and the Starcatcher is a magical re-imagining of Peter Pan's origin story. Find out how it all started for the boy who never grew up, aboard the pirate ship The Neverland, captained by the evil Bill Slank. This multi- Tony Award-wining show is an endlessly inventive and charming treat.

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Oct 3-24, 2015

December '15

Dec 5, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

January '16

Dec 5, 2015-Jan 9, 2016

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Feb 13, 2016

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