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  • Hamilton

    Aug 27 - Nov 17, 2019

  • Bat Out of Hell

    Apr 23 - May 5, 2019

  • Cats

    Jun 18 - 30, 2019

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Hamilton

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

August 27 - November 17, 2019

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musical. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious B.I.G., this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures.

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Bat Out of Hell

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April 23 - May 5, 2019

Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman's epic 1977 collaboration roars on to the stage in this impressive new musical that has already wowed the crowds in Toronto and on London's West End. Using their unforgettable tunes including titular 'Bat Out of Hell', 'Paradise by the Dashboard Light', 'Heaven Can Wait' and many, many more to score a rocking story of good guys vs bad guys this long-awaited monumental new production will rev you harder than a Harley Davison and have you bopping in your seats from the crashing first bars!

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Cats

June 18 - 30, 2019

After an exciting revival on Broadway in 2016, the first since its marathon 18-year run, Cats is finally heading out on tour, bringing the feline frolics to a town near you! Full of musical theatre classics, instantly recognizable costumes, and choreography and bursting with cat-itude, this iconic show is purrfect for newcomers and old-timers.

Forrest Theater

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1114 Walnut St, 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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