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  • Hamilton

    Aug 27 - Nov 17, 2019

  • Cats

    Jun 18 - 30, 2019

  • Spongebob Squarepants

    Dec 3 - 15, 2019

  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Apr 7 - 19, 2020

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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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Cats

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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.

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Spongebob Squarepants

December 3 - 15, 2019

Who lives under a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants! The ultimate fun-loving musical, Spongebob Squarepants, is leaving Bikini Bottom Bay for its first-ever national tour in 2019. Having garnered a whopping twelve Tony nominations for its stint on Broadway in 2018 this joyous musical brings its infectious songs, vibrant stage sets and of course all your favorite characters to your city!

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Dear Evan Hansen

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Winner of 6 Tony Awards

April 7 - 19, 2020

Following its hugely successful run at Broadway's Music Box Theater, this darkly comic musical is touring across the country. The six-time Tony winner, poignant and thought-provoking production has received rave reviews from critics for its unexpectedly touching portrayal of misunderstood youth, young love and the search for acceptance, with a score from the composing team behind 2017's Academy Award-winning La-La Land.

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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