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Forrest Theatre - Theater Information

Address:
1114 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA

SEATING CAPACITY: 1851


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Forrest Theatre History

Built in 1927 by the Shubert Organization, the Forrest has played host to hundreds of theatrical productions over the years, including Broadway musicals, comedies, dramas, Yiddish theatre, dance programs, Gilbert & Sullivan productions, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Still owned and operated by the Shubert Organization, the Forrest Theatre continues to be a shining star in Philadelphia's theatre community.

What Shows Played the Forrest Theatre

DATES PRODUCTION
2/14/2023 - 2/26/2023 1776 (2023)
1/24/2023 - 2/5/2023 A Soldier's Play (2022)
8/16/2022 - 8/28/2022 Dear Evan Hansen (2021)
8/16/2022 - 8/28/2022 The Band's Visit (2021)
3/8/2022 - 3/20/2022 Oklahoma! (2020)
8/27/2019 - 11/17/2019 Hamilton (Angelica Company) (2021)
2/13/2018 - 2/18/2018 Waitress (2017)
6/13/2017 - 6/18/2017 Fun Home (2016)
4/18/2017 - 4/23/2017 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2016)
4/18/2017 - 4/23/2017 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (unknown)
11/24/2015 - 12/27/2015 The Book of Mormon (2012)
4/28/2015 - 5/10/2015 Kinky Boots (2014)
7/29/2014 - 9/14/2014 The Book of Mormon (2012)
12/11/2013 - 1/5/2014 Jersey Boys (2011)
12/6/2011 - 1/14/2011 Jersey Boys (2011)
12/6/2011 - 1/14/2012 Jersey Boys (2006)
9/30/2010 - 12/12/2010 Jersey Boys (2006)
4/27/2010 - 5/2/2010 August: Osage County (2009)
12/16/2008 - 1/4/2009 A Chorus Line (2008)
12/10/2003 - 1/3/2004 Harmony (2003)
8/16/1979 - 8/16/1979 Daddy Goodness (1979) [Pre-Broadway]
9/4/1978 - 9/16/1978 Broadway, Broadway (1978) [Pre-Broadway]
5/31/1978 - 6/11/1978 Alice (1978) [Pre-Broadway]
3/7/1978 - 3/7/1978 The Prince of Grand Street (1978) [Pre-Broadway]
3/19/1977 - 3/19/1977 I Love My Wife (1977) [Pre-Broadway]
3/25/1974 - 4/6/1973 Brainchild (1974) [Pre-Broadway]
11/28/1967 - 12/23/1967 Golden Rainbow (1968) [Pre-Broadway]
10/15/1966 - 10/15/1966 Breakfast at Tiffany's (1966) [Pre-Broadway]
3/31/1964 - 4/4/1964 Cool Off (1964) [Pre-Broadway]
3/2/1964 - 3/21/1964 Anyone Can Whistle (1964) [Pre-Broadway]
2/15/1952 - 3/1/1952 Curtain Going Up (1952) [Pre-Broadway]
1/26/1952 - 1/26/1952 A Month of Sundays (1951) [Pre-Broadway]
9/13/1948 - 10/2/1948 Where's Charley? (1948) [Pre-Broadway]
9/16/1943 - 9/18/1943 Bright Lights of 1944 (1943)
12/25/1931 - 1/2/1932 Sugar Hill (1931)
- The Girl From Nantucket (1945) [Pre-Broadway]
- I Had a Ball (1964) [Pre-Broadway]
- High Button Shoes (1947) [Pre-Broadway]
- First Impressions (1959) [Pre-Broadway]
- Can-Can (1953) [Pre-Broadway]


Forrest Theatre Frequently Asked Questions

What show is currently in Forrest Theatre?
Forrest Theatre's current show is Oklahoma! which opened on 9/27/2020.

How many seats does Forrest Theatre have?
Forrest Theatre has 1851 seats.

What were the longest running shows at Forrest Theatre?
Jersey Boys which ran from 12/1/2006 to 4/28/2013, The Book of Mormon which ran from 8/14/2012 to 5/1/2016, A Chorus Line which ran from 5/4/2008 to 8/21/2011, Jersey Boys which ran from 12/9/2011 to 10/26/2014 and Kinky Boots which ran from 9/4/2014 to 6/18/2017,

What show is next for Forrest Theatre?
Forrest Theatre's next show A Soldier's Play which opened on 12/8/2022.

What show is next for Forrest Theatre?
Forrest Theatre's next show A Soldier's Play which opened on 12/8/2022.