Walnut Street Theatre

  • PA


825 Walnut Street

United States

About Us

The Walnut Street Theatre is the oldest theatre in America, founded in 1809.  In 1982 it returned to its origins as a producing theatre under the internationally known producer, Bernard Havard, and it now boasts over 50,000 subscribers.  Under his leadership, the Walnut established a strong commitment to artistic excellence and a dedication to developing American theatre artists through its nationally known programs, including its highly regarded apprentice program.  The Walnut has received numerous awards for its artistic achievements, including the Barrymore and Carbonell Awards.  Widely known for successful collaborations and co-productions both in England and the U.S., the Walnut has established a strong international reputation. If you would like more information about the Walnut Street Theatre, please visit www.walnutstreettheatre.org.