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Merriam Theatre History

The Merriam Theatre is a performing arts theater located in Philadelphia, PA. It was constructed in 1918 on the site of the demolished Horticulture Hall and originally named the Sam S. Schubert Theatre, as it was by the Schubert Organization. Designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp, the structure is a seven-story building that features a theatre on the ground floor and offices and classrooms on the other six floors. The building came under the ownership of the Academy of Music in 1972 and is now owned by the University of the Arts. The building's amenities were modernized in the 1980s and in 1991 the named was changed to the Merriam Theatre in honor of John W. Merriam, a Philadelphia businessman and member of the Board of Directors of the University of the Arts. This venue has housed some incredible productions over the years, and theater enthusiasts know it as a site that is rife with history.

People have been coming together to enjoy live music and theatrical performances in cultures around the world for a countless number of years. If you think about it, live performance is the true foundation of many art forms, and really the art's purest form. It can be an epic experience to see a show in a huge amphitheater with thousands upon thousands of fans surrounding you, or it can be an intimate experience in a smaller venue in which you can really connect with everyone in the building. Either way, seeing a show live and in person always amounts to more than just listening to music or watching actors on stage. When you head out to see a creative spectacle hit the stage at this venue, you're sure to become enveloped by the entire experience of seeing a musical act or play that you know and love while surrounded by fellow adoring fans that have at least that one thing in common. And often times, when it comes to art, that one thing is enough to bring people together.


Merriam Theatre Events

The Merriam Theatre provides people in the Philadelphia, PA area a place to go to see some of their favorite plays. This theater is the most continuous location for Broadway shows in the city. Lovers of the theater flock to this venue on a regular basis to see talented actors take to the stage and perform some of the best shows in the country. This venue has some fantastic events hit the stage throughout the year, making it always a good time to head out to Merriam Theatre. It doesn't get much better than seeing a troupe of talented actors on stage live and in person, as they display their amazing skills for all in attendance to enjoy.

There's something simply incredible about seeing a performance live and in person that keeps people coming back for more whenever one of their favorite shows come to town. When you see a fantastic musical act or cast hit the stage at a venue like this one, there's a magnetism that occurs that you can't duplicate anywhere else. Get out to see one of these fantastic shows live and in person so you can experience live art the way it's supposed to be experienced. Nothing compares to seeing it done live, so make sure to check out this incredible venue and all the upcoming events that will be happening there in the near future.


Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in the United States of America, and served as the nation's capital for a period. Founded in 1682 and incorporated in 1701. Due to this, Philadelphia is a city rife with history, and there are plenty of historic buildings and sites to visit around town. Philadelphia is the fifth-most populous city in the United States, and it's considered the second-largest city on the East Coast. Philadelphia sports fans are known for their unrelenting passion for their favorite teams, making the City of Brotherly Love a haven for athletic enthusiasts. This city is also one filled with culture, featuring many museums, theaters and concert halls. Philadelphia also has a thriving arts scene. This city sees many visitors throughout the year, and for good reason.


Merriam Theatre Seating Layout

The Merriam Theatre is a venue located in Philadelphia, PA at which entertainment seekers can enjoy some of the best theatrical performances in the area. This theater can seat more than 1,800 people for the biggest shows held there, making it a significant venue yet one that enables every fan in attendance to have a great view of the stage.


Merriam Theatre Trivia

Did you know that the Merriam Theatre is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA?

That's right, this theatre is located in the middle of an area of the city that is home to a variety of cultural institutions.

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Sep 30, 2014 7:30 PM
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14 Oct
Oct 14, 2014 7:30 PM
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02 Nov
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