Prince Theater

Movie theaters, Independent Center City
3 out of 5 stars
prince theater philadelphia
Photograph: Courtesy Philadelphia Film Society

It has gone through many incarnations, but the Prince Theater, located in a prime spot near City Hall, has endured and remains a solid big-event setting in the heart of the city. The amenities are standard—reasonably comfortable seats and, they claim, Philly’s largest movie screen—but the central locale and grand architecture give it luster. It also acts as hub for the Philadelphia Film Festival, which brings in a slew of activities such as quizzo nights and an intriguing monthly local film showcase.

By: Piers Marchant


Venue name: Prince Theater
Address: 1412 Chestnut St
Cross street: between S 15th and Broad Sts
Price: $13, seniors and students $12
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