825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Sister Act

    Until Jul 17, 2016

  • Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

    Jun 3 - 11, 2016

  • South Pacific

    Oct 1 - 8, 2016

  • The Wizard of Oz

    Dec 3 - 10, 2016

Sister Act Poster

Sister Act

Until July 17, 2016

As part of their 2016 season, Walnut Street Theatre will stage the Broadway smash hit musical Sister Act, for two months only! Join the madcap adventure of Delores Van Cartier, who must hide out in a convent ater witnessing a mob murder. Whilst the strict new regime of life chafes at first, she settles in and helps the choir to find their voice, all the while gaining a more tolerant and charitable outlook on life. But when the mobster comes looking, who will she choose?

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day Poster

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

June 3 - 11, 2016

The Horace B. Smedley football team aren't doing so great. They don't just lose every game they play, they've never actually won a single point! Adapted by Joan Cushing from the best-selling book by Harry Allard and James Marshall (the third in the Miss Nelson trilogy), Miss Nelson Has a Field Day is a wonderfully funny and touching musical about the importance of teamwork, which has won rave reviews everywhere it's staged.

South Pacific Poster

South Pacific

October 1 - 8, 2016

I'm gonna go wash that man right outta my hair....well, that's the plan anyway for our heroine Nellie Forbush, a naive U.S. Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas, when she falls in love with Emile de Becque, a French plantation owner on an unnamed South Pacific island. Rodger and Hammerstein's enduring tale of love in the face of prejudice and war that enjoyed critical and box-office success when it premiered on Broadway in 1949.

The Wizard of Oz Poster

The Wizard of Oz

December 3 - 10, 2016

It's time to journey down that Yellow Brick Road once again, with this re-imagining of the classic musical, which features additional new songs songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Join Dorothy on her quest to reach Emerald City, and thwart the plans of the Wicked Witch of the West.

Walnut Street Theatre

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825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Year opened: 1809
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The Walnut Street Theatre in the Washington Square West neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the oldest continuously operating theatre in the United States. The Walnut Street Theatre Company, a non-profit organization, runs the venue, maintaining three stages used for different events. Five productions a year are staged at the venue's main stage and it is the world's most subscribed theatre company.

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