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Plays are Great, Seats are UNCOMFORTABLE

We have had season tickets for the past 6 years. The acting and scenery are great. But watch where... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2019
Shamong, New Jersey
Legally Blonde - a must see!

Thoroughly enjoyed Legally Blonde at The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. It is an uplifting... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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825 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5195
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long time since I have been here. Beautiful architecture and classic decorations. Seating is tight. I will see how uncomfortable. I am only 5:10 but remember poor seating. Expect the play to be good.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

We have had season tickets for the past 6 years. The acting and scenery are great. But watch where you sit. We moved to row GG in the balcony. it has lots of leg room and a good view.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed Legally Blonde at The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. It is an uplifting and funny musical! 🎭 The cast is great and the show is well-performed. If you are looking for great entertainment - check it out!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

The Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia is an historic quaint theater in Philadelphia. The theater is beautifully decorated and just the right size so no congestion during the intermission. We saw Legally Blonde which was great!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marti3dogs
Reviewed June 4, 2019

The show was supperb, well organized and the view was very good. Purchasing tickets in advance can save you money.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

The best theatre company in Philadelphia. Spectacular productions in an intimate setting. And affordable for all.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

We had not been to the Walnut Street Theatre in many years. I forgot how lovely and cozy this venue is. We saw the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night. The acting was outstanding...especially by the lead actor. I can see that it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

We attended a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime yesterday. The young man playing the lead role was AMAZING! The audience hung on every well performed word. It was the best show we've ever seen at this theater and we've...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jluvcrusn
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Have had season tickets for years. This has been a wonderful season with great shows. There are 5 in our group.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PABuckeyeFans
Reviewed April 16, 2019

There is not a bad seat in this theatre! Always quality performance and sound! I would highly recommend seeing a show here! We completely enjoyed our show and have come back several times to see other performances.

Date of experience: September 2018
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David J
December 12, 2018|
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Response from Francis M | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, there is really no bad seating in the theater. Also you may be able to move to empty seating after intermission. We have done this before.
Rusty K
November 13, 2018|
Response from Roving-Saint | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, Rusty, I have not seen that there. Any questions about the performance, I would either go on their website or call the box office.
July 19, 2018|
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Response from 243bruceb | Reviewed this property |
Individual tickets range from $20 to $95 depending upon seating. However, if scheduling is a problem, you can buy a subscription and exchange your subscription date tickets for dates that match your needs. We often do that... More