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  • A Delicate Balance

    Postponed Until Further Notice

  • The Bodyguard

    Postponed Until Further Notice

  • Rocky the Musical

    Sep 8 - Oct 25, 2020

  • The Little Mermaid

    Nov 17, 2020 - Jan 17, 2021

  • Blithe Spirit

    Jan 26 - Mar 14, 2021

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A Delicate Balance

Postponed Until Further Notice

A Delicate Balance delves into the lives of those grappling with an existential crisis. The play's character's are dealing with life crises, alcoholism and anxiety in suburbia. After first premiering at New York's Martin Beck Theatre in 1966, the play received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967. Bernard Harvard directs the production for Walnut Street Theatre.

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The Bodyguard

Postponed Until Further Notice

In 1992, the Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston-led romantic blockbuster The Bodyguard not only broke box office records, but its soundtrack became the best-selling soundtrack of all time, simultaneously solidifying Houston's bonafide superstar status. Experience the songs she made entirely her own - 'One Moment In Time', 'Saving All My Love For You', and 'I Will Always Love You' amongst others, during the Walnut Street Theatre's hotly anticipated revival of the Bodyguard Musical in the Spring of 2020.

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Rocky the Musical

September 8 - October 25, 2020

Rocky the Musical premiered in Hamburg in 2012 before opening on Broadway in 2014. Now it forms an exciting part of Walnut Street Theatre's new season of mainstage shows. With music by composer Stephen Flaherty and written by Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, Rocky the Musical is just as much of a knockout on stage as it is in the 1976 film.

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The Little Mermaid

November 17, 2020 - January 17, 2021

Disney's timeless underwater musical The Little Mermaid hits the stage in Philadelphia, with an exciting stage production for the whole family to enjoy! Featuring all of the beloved characters from the nautical classical, the musical tells the story of Ariel the mermaid princess who dreams of one day seeing the world that exists outside of the deep blue sea. Prepare to sing along with all the hit songs, including "Kiss The Girl" and "Under The Sea" among many more!

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Blithe Spirit

January 26 - March 14, 2021

Written by playwright Nol Coward, Blithe Spirit tells the story of married couple Charles and Ruth whose marriage takes an unexpected turn when Charles' dead first wife begins to haunt him from beyond the grave! After medium Madame Arcati carries out a seance, the ghost of Charles' first wife, Elvira becomes only visible to him, interfering with his current marriage.

Walnut Street Theatre

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825 Walnut St, 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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