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


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: Production History Photo — The Prescott Method (2013), Madi Distefano and Jessica Bedford, Photo by Mark Garvin