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Walnut Street Theatre
Ranked #45 of 433 things to do in Philadelphia
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Owner description: The oldest theater in America, and one of the most prolific.
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Go!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just saw How to Succeed... and it was outstanding. The audience gave a well deserved standing ovation to the terrific cast. Have been going to this theater for years and love it. I would read the reviews prior to going because, even though most shows are outstanding, occasionally one just doesn't hit that high mark you expect from live theater. Last season's Grease comes to mind. But that was far and away the exception. Most shows are wonderful as is the theater itself. I highly recommend it for a great theater experience.

Visited June 2014
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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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162 reviews
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“Love this theatre”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We've had season passes here for yeats and enjoy front row mezzanine seats. Some other seats in the mezzanine do have very little legroom.Just saw How to Succeed in Business and by the end my face hurt from grinning. The original with Robert Morse opened in 1961 so yes it is dated but corporate America as in the song Company man hasn't changed. The lead in this version is Jeremy Morse ironically and he brings such energy and charm to the stage. The finale brought everyone to their
feet ...guess I'll be renewing for next season

Visited June 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Impressed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Went for 'How to succeed in business without really trying' and i was really impressed! It is definitely broadway standard and i enjoyed myself tremendously. Highly recommended!

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Atoka, Tennessee
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212 reviews
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“Fantastic Show!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

This was an absolutely fantastic find! My wife and I went and saw “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” on a last minute ticket buy. A really small venue, literally three rows of chairs and the actors almost tripped across my feet once or twice as I was in the front row, but it was awesome! Acting was phenomenal, very personal being that small, good acoustics, just a super night out. Would definitely visit again.

Visited May 2014
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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4 reviews
“Great small theater”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2014

I would recommend that you obtain a subscription to all the shows as that makes the per ticket cost very reasonable. The shows are very well done and vary from season to season. The house is fairly small and there is not a bad seat.

Visited April 2014
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