Theatre Collection

Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
  • * Monday had hour changes - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Contact

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street, Room 303
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5427

The Theatre Collection contains information on theatre, motion pictures, television, radio, variety shows, the circus, and other forms of popular entertainment. A major focus is Philadelphia's theatrical history. There are over one million books, magazines, playbills, photographs, posters, film and stage stills, reviews, clipping files and memorabilia. Some material dates back to the 19th century.