Philadelphia Performing Arts

Merriam Theater

  • 250 S. Broad St. Map It
  • Center City West
  • Theater

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

Built in 1918 as the Shubert, the ornate 1,688-seat theater has had many stage greats, including Al Jolson, Helen Hayes, Katharine Hepburn, Sammy Davis Jr., Angela Lansbury, and Sir Laurence Olivier. Now owned by the University of the Arts and named after a local benefactor, the lavishly decorated Merriam hosts a full schedule of national tours of Broadway shows, modern dance companies, and solo performers, from the magicians Penn & Teller to tap dancer Savion Glover.

Performing Art Information

Address:

250 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102, USA

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Phone:

215-710–5800

Published 01/10/2017

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