Philadelphia Theaters
Philadelphia County PA

Enjoy performances at one of the Philadelphia theaters in the area on a trip to southeast Pennsylvania.

The area has a nice selection of performances including dance, plays, musicals, dramas and operettas.

These theaters are all located in the City of Brotherly Love, so you’ll find more theatres located in this area than in other areas of Pennsylvania.

You’ll also find a wider variety of different types of theatre performances and shows plus theatres that are open daily and not just monthly or quarterly.

1812 Productions
421 North 7th Street, Suite 218
Philadelphia PA 19123
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  • Educational programs

Allen’s Lane Theater
601 West Allens Lane

Contemporary plays

  • Art classes
  • Art exhibits
  • Camp

Amaryllis Theatre Company
2030 Sansom Street
215-564-2431 office

Professional theatre which has produced plays both spoken and in sign language form.

American Historical Theatre
325 Chestnut Street, Suite 400

Living history performances

  • One of the Philadelphia theaters with educational programs
  • Events

Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St

360 seat professional regional theatre offering dramatic works performances

  • Drama school
  • Summer camp
  • Events
  • Educational programs

Azuka Theatre Collective
525 S. 4th Street, Suite 362

  • Educational programs

The Brick Playhouse
2034 Sansom St
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New contemporary works

The Adrienne
2030 Sansom Street

Improv comedy show between 2 teams complete with a referee

  • 100 seat theatre
  • Shows Saturday 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
  • Improv classes
  • Summer camp
  • Corporate workshops

Enchantment Theatre Company
Philadelphia PA 19110

Originial theatre performances for children and families

  • Education programs

Freedom Theatre
1346 N Broad Street

African American Regional theatre

  • Classes
  • One of the Philadelphia theaters with special events

InterAct Theatre
2030 Sansom Street

Contemporary and new works focusing on political, cultural and social issues

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

260 South Broad Street



Includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater and the Academy of Music.

Performances include operas, ballets, Philadelphia Orchestra, concerts and plays.

  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant
  • Educational programs
  • Classes

Lantern Theatre Company
St Stephens Theatre
923 Ludlow St
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Original, modern, classic works

  • Educational outreach programs
  • Drama clubs
  • Student matinees
  • Educational workshops

New Paradise Laboratories
525 South 4th St, Suite 366
Philadelphia PA 19147

Experimental theatre offering 1 new work a year focusing on gestures, spoken word and physical expressions of the body.

  • Educational outreach programs

Old Academy Players
3540-3544 Indian Queen Lane

Community theatre

  • Events

Philadelphia Children’s Theatre
The Adrienne Playground Theatre
2030 Sansom Street

Classic and new works

  • Drama classes

Philadelphia Theatre Company
Suzanne Roberts Theatre
480 S Broad Street

Contemporary regional theatre offering new plays and musicals

  • Cafe
  • Educational programs
  • Summer camp
  • Community outreach programs
  • Events

Pig Iron Theatre
Philadelphia PA 19105

New works featuring dance, puppetry, musicals, comedies and dramas

  • Touring

The Savoy Company

Amateur theatre offering the works of Gilbert and Sullivan at either the Academy of Music or Longwood Gardens

Society Hill Playhouse
David Garrick Hall
507 South 8th St
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Most of the works are new comedies

Theatre Exile
1340 S 13th St Philadelphia PA 19147 215-218-4022

New works and established works interpreted in new ways

Walking Fish Theatre
2509 Frankford Avenue

  • Children’s theatre
  • Classes
  • Workshops

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street

Regional professional theatre housed in a National Historic Landmark and the State Theatre of Pennsylvania offering 20+ works every year.

  • Educational programs
  • Outreach programs

The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad St

  • Workshops
  • Theatre classes
  • Kids camp

Enjoy visiting the Philadelphia theaters on a getaway vacation!

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