Walnut Street Theatre performs Sunday, Feb. 17
Pack your bags for a whirlwind adventure as Walnut Street Theatre kicks off the spring 2013 Clay Center Presents performance season with a thrilling performance of “Around the World in 80 Days” Sunday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Hold on to the edge of your seat as Phileas Fogg and his trusty valet race against time in this classic Jules Verne masterpiece. Experience exotic locales, daring encounters, narrow escapes and great fun as America’s oldest theatre company takes you along on a suspenseful journey that will keep you guessing.
Founded in 1809, Walnut Street Theatre is the oldest continuously operating theatre in the United States. For more than 200 years, this venerable institution has stood the test of time to become a staple of Philadelphia’s cultural community. Some of America’s most legendary stars, including Ethel Barrymore, Marlon Brando, Sidney Poitier, Helen Hayes and Kathryn Hepburn have performed at the Walnut’s landmark theatre.
This is the first act of the spring 2013 Clay Center Presents performance season, sponsored by Huntington Bank and Frost Brown Todd Attorneys. Upcoming shows include Kenny Rogers, Jungle Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live, The Capitol Steps, Ben Williams & Sound Effect and special event performances Scotty McCreery and Buddy Guy & Jonny Lang. Single tickets for all shows are on sale now, and season ticket packages are still available.
Tickets for “Around the World in 80 Days” are $15, $25 and $35 and can be purchased by calling 304-561-3570, visiting www.theclaycenter.org or stopping by the Clay Center box office.