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

Rental Space

Please Note: The Walnut Street Theatre Mainstage and Independence Studio on 3 are not available for rental, except by special bookings made through the Managing Director's office.

Studio 5

Studio 5

Studio 5 is a 52-seat black box theatre located on the 5th floor of Walnut Street Theatre. This space is rented weekly each year between the last week of August and the first week of July to local theatre companies who do not have a home of their own. The space is rented out for plays only (musical productions are not permitted in this space). The rental week runs Tuesday–Sunday, and most groups rent for a minimum of two weeks at a time. Rentals for returning theatre companies are scheduled first, and the remaining weeks are filled in on a first-come, first-served basis. Bookings begin in January for the upcoming season.

RENTAL RATES

One or two week rentals:
Three or more consecutive weeks:

$800 per week + a $150 refundable security deposit
$725 per week + a $150 refundable security deposit

Rental Space Includes
52-seat black box theatre, 2 dressing rooms, basic lighting and sound equipment, insurance coverage.

Rental does not include production staff, box office or advertising.

Performance Schedule
Weekday and Saturday matinees are not permitted in this space. Sunday matinees are permitted subject to other rehearsals/performances occurring at the Walnut during the rental period. Performances are permitted Tuesday - Sunday evenings. The space is not available to rental companies on Mondays.

For More Information or To Book the Space
Contact Kathryn McCumber at 215.574.3550 ext. 577.


Rehearsal & Audition Space

The Walnut has 3 spaces to rent for rehearsals and auditions, subject to availability. Bookings should be made at least one week in advance.

RENTAL SPACES

Rehearsal Hall 4
Rehearsal Hall 6
Rehearsal Hall 6B
43' x 22' with piano and outside waiting area
43' x 22' with dance floor, full wall mirrors and piano
22' X 18' with full wall mirrors and piano

RENTAL RATES

For-Profit Companies
Non-Profit Companies
$40 per hour*
$25 per hour*


*additional $5 per hour charge for audition rentals with more than 30 people attending in a single day


For More Information or To Book the Space
Contact Kathryn McCumber at 215.574.3550 ext. 577.