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Walnut Street Theatre

  • Aired: 04/05/2010
  • 02:52
  • Rating: NR
In 2009, Walnut Street Theatre celebrated its 200th anniversary. Built in 1809 as an equestrian circus, it is America's oldest theater. Artistic Director, Bernard Havard, shares some of the theater's important history and talks about the long list of famous people who have graced the stage. He also expresses his hope that it continues to be a vital part of our cultural identity in the city.
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The Walnut Street Theatre celebrates a 200th anniversary and it's rich history.
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