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  • The Color Purple

    Dec 12 - 17, 2017

  • Waitress

    Feb 13 - 18, 2018

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The Color Purple

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Winner of 2 Tony Awards

December 12 - 17, 2017

The Tony & Grammy-winning The Color Purple arrives fresh from Broadway for this acclaimed production's first US tour. This iconic story follows Celie, a young woman living in early 1900s America. Both heart-warming and heart-wrenching, you'll find yourself moved by her tale as much as you are by the show's incredible music. Find tickets or get more info with us!

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Waitress

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February 13 - 18, 2018

So good it will make your mouth water, Waitress took Broadway by storm and now it's headed out on its first ever national tour. Scored by pop singer Sara Bareilles, this heart-warming musical follows a small town waitress who sees a chance to leave her small town behind by winning a prestigious baking contest.

Forrest Theater

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1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Year opened: 1928
  • Capacity: 1851
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar

The Forrest Theatre is located in 1114 Walnut Street Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, its seating capacity is 1,851 and it is managed by The Shubert Organization. The theatre was built in 1927 and was designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp. It was named after the 19th century actor Edwin Forrest, who was born in Philadelphia. The Forrest has held hundreds of shows over the years, including Broadway musicals, comedies, dramas, Yiddish theatre, dance programs, Gilbert & Sullivan productions, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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Petruce Et Al
0.02 mi away at 1121 Walnut St.

Xiandu Thai Fusion Cuisine
0.03 mi away at 1119 Walnut St

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Patriot Parking
0.15 mi away at 1305 Walnut St.

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0.38 mi away at 220 S. Sydenham St.

The Convention Center Parking Facility - Self Park
0.4 mi away at 1324 Arch St.

Patriot Parking
0.45 mi away at 510-528 S. 8th St.

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0.14 mi away at 1234 Locust Street
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0.16 mi away at 1305-11 Walnut Street
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