Walnut Street Theatre

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Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary, Part 3: John Wilkes Booth’s Philadelphia Brother

Today is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, at the hands of John Wilkes Booth, who had a Philadelphia connection.

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Top Theaters In Philadelphia

Many consider the Philadelphia theater scene to be a hub for new plays that move on to become major Broadway plays.


Posters that line the walls at the Walnut Street Theatre. (Credit: Alexa Kelly)

Hear Philly: Walnut Street Theatre’s Young Actors Star At Camp Walnut

The Walnut Street Theatre rolls out its snarky summer season with “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” and “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”, but more fun goes on behind the scenes with Camp Walnut, a performance program for kids.


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Walnut Street Theatre

For more info on the Walnut Street Theatre, visit: http://www.WalnutStreetTheatre.org


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Police Investigate Break-In At Walnut Street Theatre

By Justin Udo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A break-in at the Walnut Street Theatre leaves Philadelphia Police looking for a suspect and a motive. Police say at 6:24 a.m. a man kicked in the window at […]



DINO! An Evening With Dean Martin At The Latin Casino

For tickets and more info, visit: http://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/season/dino.php April 30 – June 30, 2013 Independence Studio on 3 We begin 1978 with tickets to Dean Martin at the Latin Casino! When a severe blizzard blankets the […]


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‘Grease’ At The Walnut Street Theatre

For more info on ‘Grease’ at the Walnut Street Theatre, visit: http://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/season/grease.php


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Top Summer Camps Or Workshops For Teens In Philadelphia

These are the top camps and workshops in Philadelphia that are guaranteed to provide your adolescent adventurers with a summer full of enjoyment, entertainment and enrichment.


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2013 Philadelphia Spring Theater Preview

Here is an eclectic list of offerings this spring, designed to entice novice theatergoers as well as seasoned ticket holders.


(Jennie Eisenhower and Ian Merrill Peakes star in "An Ideal Husband," now playing at the Walnut Street Theatre.  Photo by Mark Garvin, provided)

Theatre Review: ‘An Ideal Husband’ Still Funny 100+ Years Later

“An Ideal Husband” is Oscar Wilde’s dramatic masterpiece which originated in 1895 and has been playing, more or less, ever since.


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Philadelphia Holiday Concert Preview

The wonderful thing about Philadelphia is that there is always such a wide array of concerts to choose from. These are the must-see holiday performances this year.


(Jennifer Hope Wills and Jeffrey Coon co-star in "The Music Man," now playing at the Walnut Street Theatre.  Photo by Mark Garvin, provided)

Theatre Review: ‘The Music Man,’ at The Walnut

Brace yourself, theatre lovers!


(Will Reynolds and Alexandra Silber star in the Walnut Street Theatre production of "Love Story."  Photo provided.  Credit: Mark Garvin)

Theatre Review: ‘Love Story, The Musical,’ Packs Emotional Punch

Erich Segal’s popular novel “Love Story” found its way first into print, then into film, and now live theatre.


(Christopher Sutton stars as Buddy Holly in "Buddy -- The Buddy Holly Story," now at the Walnut Street Theatre.  Photo provided.  Credit: Mark Garvin)

Theatre Review: ”Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story”

If you are a lover of music, rock ‘n roll, and high-energy theatre, you’ll certainly be fascinated by the production closing the 203rd season of the Walnut Street Theatre.


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Top Summertime Theater Activities For Kids In Philadelphia

Potential Oscar nominees can acquire experience on and behind the stage at the city’s best summer theater camps for kids.