Music & Theater
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If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.
Arden Theatre Company’s
Arden Theatre Company’s

(215) 922-1122

40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106   Directions

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Watch great stories come to life on the Arden Theatre Company’s stage. From classic tales to contemporary plays, these various works are retold in ways that make them accessible to all ages and walks of life. Whether you prefer musicals or dramas, fiction or nonfiction, epics or shorts, the Arden Theatre Company has a performance to suit!

Forrest Theatre
Forrest Theatre

(800) 447-7400

1114 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

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Visit Philly’s premier entertainment venue for live theater, the Forrest Theatre. Since 1927, Forrest has been the most popular destination in Philadelphia for touring Broadway plays and musicals. You may even discover the newest hit before everyone else! Forrest often serves as a proving ground for many shows before moving on to Broadway.

InterAct Theatre Company’s
InterAct Theatre Company’s

(215) 568-8079

302 S Hicks St
Philadelphia, PA 19102   Directions

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Don’t miss out on the InterAct Theatre Company’s ten eye-opening performances each season. See the greatest groundbreaking social and political plays at this popular contemporary theater. Since 1988, InterAct has contributed to Philadelphia’s cultural life and entertainment scene by presenting a wide array of new talent and thought-provoking performances.

Penn’s Landing
Penn’s Landing

(215) 992-2386

101 N. Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106   Directions

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Take a walk along the waterfront at Penn’s Landing and you may find some of the best shows and entertainment in the city, from Screening Under the Stars to the Olympic-sized RiverRink. This landmark site provides a perfect music and festival venue that hosts several concerts and performances throughout the year.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art

(215) 763-8100

2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130   Directions

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Take in the marvelous works at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the largest art museums in the country. Known as the Parthenon on the Parkway, this enormous museum features a quasi-Greek Revival design. Within its 200 galleries you can find over 225,000 objects showcasing the creative evolution of the Western world from the first century onwards.

Prince Music Theater
Prince Music Theater

(267) 239-2941

1412 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102   Directions

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Love musical theater? Sit back and relax as you witness some of the most unique entertainment in the Philly area. The Prince Music Theater is renowned for its specialized music theater pieces including operas, comedies, dramas and several experimental forms of musical performances.

The Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra

(215) 893-1900

1 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

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Be swept away by the symphonic harmonies of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Since the dawn of the 20th century, The Philadelphia Orchestra has distinguished itself as a leading orchestra with approximately 130 concerts annually and a significant number of internationally best-selling recordings. Catch them in their home at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts if they are not on tour across the globe!

The Wilma
The Wilma

(215) 893-9456

265 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

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If you are looking for local talent, look no further than The Wilma Theater. Founded as the Wilma project in 1973, the Wilma Theater continues to serve its founding mission: the encouragement and production of original materials and the development of local community artists. Come see what makes this theater unique!

Theatre of the Living Arts
Theatre of the Living Arts

(215) 922-1011

334 S St
Philadelphia, PA 19147   Directions

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Catch your favorite musical performances at the Theatre of the Living Arts. This popular music and entertainment venue once served as a single-screen movie theater, a repertory theater and an art film/grind house. Nowadays you can get up close and personal with some of your favorite local and national bands or enjoy a throwback to its movie days with special screenings.

Trocadero Theatre
Trocadero Theatre

(215) 922-6888

1003 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

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Formerly known as the Arch Street Opera House, the Trocadero Theatre has a rich history. Built in 1870, this entertainment venue has hosted musical comedies, vaudeville and burlesque shows, as well as an art house cinema and fine arts. Currently, this theater serves as a concert hall and dance club with a variety of popular national bands performing and recording at this venue.

Walnut Street Theatre
Walnut Street Theatre

(215) 574-3550

825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

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See a performance at America’s Oldest Theatre! The Walnut Street Theatre, which is also the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania, is one of the most subscribed companies in the world. Hosting a variety of pre-Broadway, Broadway and off-Broadway (as well as off off-Broadway) shows, the Walnut continues to be one of the premier theaters in the English-speaking world.

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