Forrest Theatre

Forrest Theatre

Forrest Theatre History

If you're ever around the Philly area, one of the places to stop right after you stop marveling at the Liberty Bell is Forrest Theatre, a top-tier venue that has been around for a long time putting on one amazing show after another. Not too many places can boast that they've been around since Babe Ruth was swatting balls out of Yankee Stadium and Charlie Chaplin was in his heyday, but Forrest Theatre has a lot more than just an amazing history. Some of the top shows that have come to Forrest Theatre include Chicago, The Music Man, Funny Girl and many more, and these days the hits just keep on coming in the City of Brotherly Love as Forrest Theatre continues to bring in top-tier shows.

Though the Theatre has undergone many different manifestations in its day, it remains dedicated to bringing the best of the best live shows to the stage all year long, helping to make it one of the staples of the local community and a beacon for talented entertainers. Once you're there in the stands alongside your fellow music fans, you'll be glad that you're not anywhere else, as here is a venue that tends to live up to its enormous reputation. Thanks to a great tradition, some major talent down on the stage and an exciting crowd at your side, it just doesn't get any better than this.

Forrest Theatre Events

Whether it's The Book of Mormon or any of the other top-tier shows and musicals that you might find at Forrest Theatre, this is just one of those venues that you need to turn up at once in a while if you love to see some of the top shows of the day. Sure, there are plenty of options for entertainment these days, but you're never going to recreate the live musical experience from no matter how hard you try. Forrest Theatre has become an icon of the local entertainment scene around Philadelphia for a reason, providing plenty of incentive to keep an eye on the events calendar to make sure that you don't miss a show that you know you want to be a part of.

Forrest Theatre Trivia

Did you know The Red Robe was the first show ever to play at Forrest Theatre?

Back in 1928, Forrest Theatre came into its own with a celebrated show called The Red Robe, a searing historical drama that was well-known in its day.

Forrest Theatre Experience

With a great crowd from night to night, this is just one of those places that you absolutely need to be a part of sooner or later if you love big-time musical events, and one look at the schedule and you'll see plenty of prominent concert events that you know you'll want to see up close and personal. No matter how many different ways there are to be entertained these days, it still doesn't get any better than being in the middle of an epic live show that you've been thinking about all week, and the Forrest Theatre is just one of those venues that always comes through.

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05 Oct 2014
The Book of Mormon New York Tickets Eugene ONeill Theatre
New York, NY
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