The Walnut Street Theatre was founded in 1809 and stands as America#25;s oldest theatre. It is the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania and a National Historic Landmark. Some acts that have appeared on the stage over the years include: The Marx Brothers, Lauren Bacall, Jane Fonda, Jack Lemon, Katherine Hepburn and Sidney Poitier.
The theater offers gift certificates for fans of the theater and they make a great present for anyone that loves a good show. The Barrymore Café offers up drinks and light fare, all of which is available before or after the show. The Walnut Street Theatre offers devices to assist the hearing impaired. If you have special needs, be sure to contact the theater by calling (215) 574-3550 before attending a show.