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Wilma Theater

265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5659
+1 215-546-7824
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smart productions

My friends and I are enjoying our subscriptions to the Wilma. Not run of the mill entertainment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
j k
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Narberth, Pennsylvania
Excellent talent, comfortable setting

Last night my wife and I saw Passing Strange at this theater which has recently reopened after... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Francis R
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Philadelphia
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265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5659
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I are enjoying our subscriptions to the Wilma. Not run of the mill entertainment here !!

Thank j k
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Last night my wife and I saw Passing Strange at this theater which has recently reopened after renovations. This musical play was not previously known to us, but we know that the Wilma is known for excellent productions...and it did not disappoint. The play was...More

Thank Francis R
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

The Wilma Theater provides the best avant guarde drama in Philadelphia. The theater is constructed so that the audience is close to the stage in almost every seat. But that also presents a problem since getting to your seats is sometimes difficult; you must slide...More

Thank Bruce B
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Reviewed December 2, 2016

We are regulars at the Wilma Theater and find their art and productions are world class and comparable to top shows in London and NYC.

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

It is our third year of subscription and we cannot say we were ever disappointed with any of their creations. The theater is in the heart of Philly's arts district. The parking is easy. You can present your ticket in the place next door and...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2016

Great theatre that doesn't kill your wallet. Tickets $25 and $10 (students with ID). Comfortable, easy to book, easy to get to. Production we saw not my taste, but companion liked it. Would look for other venues here in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed April 12, 2016

The Wilma Theater produces several plays a season, mostly new plays by current playwrights, but sometimes a surprise, such as a Greek classic surprisingly staged or a Shakespeare play newly conceived. In virtually all their productions they deal with the tough questions of life --...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2016

While staying at the Doubletree hotel next door, I decided to see a show on the spur of the moment. The Wilma theater was open with a new show so I decided to check out the venue. The show itself was $25 and the seats...More

Thank Kenneth E
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Reviewed February 10, 2016

The Wilma is an intimate theater, unusual for its placement of the audience on both sides of the stage. This allows for more seats with a close view of the action. I really don't think there is a bad seat in the house. A recent...More

Thank Snarth
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

This was my third play at the Wilma Theater. It's a very nice play house with quite unique plays. Ticket service was very quick and it has a cute lobby area with some seating and they sell snacks. I have enjoyed each play that I...More

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