The Walnut's Technical Director examines scenic design plans to make sure everything is being built to scale.

Scenic, Property and Costume Fabrication Shops


Walnut Street Theatre Scenic and Properties Shop

The Walnut's Scenic and Properties Shop is located on Frankford Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.

The 22,700 square foot building houses a multitude of properties and set pieces, and is the worksite for our carpenters, scenic artists and props craftspeople. These talented artists create the environmental magic that brings our stages to life through the creation of each production's unique designs.

Various rental packages are available for scenery, drops, furniture and props. For more information on renting scenery and drops, contact the Walnut Scene Shop at 215-423-4183 or email us. For more information on props rentals, contact the Walnut Scene Shop at 215-423-4183 or 215-423-4184 or email us.

Walnut Street Theatre Costume Fabrication and Wardrobe Department

The Walnut's Costume fabrication and wardrobe department are housed on the fourth floor above the Mainstage of Walnut Street Theatre. Here a skillful and talented team of designers, drapers, cutter's, dyers, seamstresses, dressers, millinery and hair and makeup artists create the wardrobe for the wonderful characters presented on our stages.

Various costume rental packages are available. For more information on renting costumes, contact the Walnut Street Theatre Costume Shop at 215-574-3550 ext. 581, or email us.