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Address: 250 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5022
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+1 215-732-5446
10:00 - 18:00
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Went here last night to see iluminate, and it was spectacular! The theater is beautiful with all the ornate fixtures, intricate detailing, and stunning chandeliers. Also, due to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here last night to see iluminate, and it was spectacular! The theater is beautiful with all the ornate fixtures, intricate detailing, and stunning chandeliers. Also, due to the size of the theater I feel there isn't a bad seat in the house. iluminate was discovered on America's Got Talent in 2011, and has been going strong ever since. The... More 

Thank Lissa3891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This theater is older and it shows in some places. For example, the bathrooms on the balcony level are obscenely small, and you have to navigate an old, narrow corridor to get there. The elevators are located by the bathrooms and just look and sound old. We stuck to the stairs, although be forewarned that it's a long, steep climb... More 

Thank Brian K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

What a great show! The Cirque du Soleil show Elioze Saloon is a Musical acrobatic adventure. If anyone gets the opportunity to see this highly energetic performance - don't miss it! A mix of athletic ability, music, and song.....with a "Western theme" & 11 wonderful actors.I have seen other Cirque shows, but this was the best. The theater is still... More 

Thank Alysb
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349 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

the venue is good for the show there and the seats are good to see the stage and the seats where not to to$$$$ the place is comfortable and the bar area was nice for the break...!!!!!!

Thank thomas p
Orlando, Florida
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Typical of the old beautiful architecture of a bygone era revived to enhance our lives by having concerts in these wonderful venues.

1 Thank p f
Hamilton, NJ
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119 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My family of four went to see Kansas perform at the Merriam Theater in Philly on a Saturday night. First of all, if you get there early enough there is parking across the street for $19 at the Doubletree self-park lot. $20 or more nearby unless you walk from Convention Center. We lined up at 7:40 pm for the 8:00... More 

2 Thank BIGDAVE57
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Recently went to the Merriam Theatre to see Love Jones-The Musical. Parking was convenient and across the street. It was 19.00 and you receive a 1.00 discount with your theatre ticket. The theatre is historic so, the seats are worn and some were broken. The elevator attendants that give you the old theatre feel. I didn't get a chance to... More 

Thank C W
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147 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We went to see comedian Brian Regan, who was obviously so funny. The opening act was Kermet Apio, and we loved him as well. Both comedians are really funny, relevant, and family-friendly. It's nice to see comedians who don't have to be vulgar to get laughs. The building is pretty with the old detailing, and we love going to theaters... More 

Thank teachertooPa
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had a great experience seeing Knit Peace. The staff were so friendly, professional and honoring. The seats have much to be desired and could use an up grade, but the facility itself was great. The whole experience went smoothly.

Thank Kris K
Easton, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

a very nice small theater... yes the seating is a bit tight but that's just how they used to make them and it helps have a nice intimate show... I love coming here

Thank FrankScholes

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