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Address: 1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone Number: 800-447-7400
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Bygone Age

Whatever the show don't miss a chance to visit this glorious 19th century jewel of theater in Center City that evokes a bygone age of style & elegance. Call me old-fashioned, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Hammonton, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seats are extremely painful to sit in after awhile, to the point that it was hard to completely enjoy the play and both of us were relieved when it ended.

Thank Fairacres1912
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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233 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 556 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whatever the show don't miss a chance to visit this glorious 19th century jewel of theater in Center City that evokes a bygone age of style & elegance. Call me old-fashioned, but the setting made me wish we weren't always quite so casual these days. In any event, it's good news that the theater has been preserved & continues to... More 

1 Thank Herstory_62
Munich, Germany
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

... but the theatre is a nightmare. Uncomfortable seats, unfriendly staff and a breathtaking lack of style. You pay 26 USD for two beer at the bar and the beer is served in awful plastic mugs. The info booklet is full of advertisement and business titles of the theatre's management, but does not provide basic information about the show. Very... More 

Thank Hypermc
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I saw the above musical on a Tuesday night at 7:30pm. My location was excellent, there was lots of leg room, the theatre looks very modern, and the location is in my favorite part of philadelphia where it is safe and there is a lively nightlife.

Thank John M
Ocean City, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The seats in this beautiful theatre are the worst! Absolute "sardine city." I frankly don't understand why the seating was designed this way. Even small people have difficulty with where to position their knees. Extremely uncomfortable throughout the play. The discomfort limits one's ability to appreciate the performance. Its a shame.

Thank jim a
Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This was fairly typical for a theater. The traditional decor was very nice. We saw Kinky Boots. Two hours before the performance, the Rush seating opened up, with half price tickets. 2 Mezzanine tickets totaled $54.00. However, the Mezzanine seats were fairly small. If there had been someone in front of me, my knees would have been in the back... More 

Thank William M
Warriors Mark, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We attended the Saturday night performance of Kinky Boots at this theatre. It is an older place but the sound was excellent. Our seats were off to the side and if the play moved to the far right we had a limited view, but the accoustics were great and we could hear the wonderful music of the play.

Thank Sue S
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Ten minutes before the show there was hundreds of people outside. They had three slow ticket takers. Than they had the nerve to start the show with people still waiting. Tight seats made it a bad experience

Thank TomMosca
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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I work nearby, so it's easy for me to take advantage of last minute deals. For Book of Mormon, we did the "lottery" at last minute, and for Kinky Boots last night, we did "rush" tickets. You show up 2 hrs before showtime on Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs and all rear mezzanine tickets are $27, including the $2 fee. The tix we got... More 

Thank marlegal1
Galloway, New Jersey
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Look, The seats are small, closely spaced together with almost NO leg room, prepare yourself for this. My Wife has been wanting to see Book of Mormon, so this was my only choice, I struggled through the whole performance with my small seat, one of the ushers noticed my pain, and allowed me to move down one row to the... More 

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