209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809

About Us

The mission of Walnut Street Theatre Company is to sustain the tradition of professional theatre and contribute to its future viability and vitality.

It does so through:

The Walnut Street Theatre, founded in 1809, is America's Oldest Theatre. It is also the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania, and a National Historic Landmark. With more than 55,000 season ticket holders, the Walnut is also the most subscribed theatre company in the world!



Image Credits: News & Media Photo — Born Yesterday, (2009), Kate Fahrner · Connect With Us Photo — Noël Coward's Fallen Angels, (2010), Susan Riley Stevens and Karen Peakes