Trocadero Theatre

Historic theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Trocadero Theatre
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Exterior of venue (c.2015)
Address1003 Arch St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States
Capacity1,200
Current uselive music venue
Opened1870
Website
www.thetroc.com
Arch Street Opera House
Trocadero Theatre is located in Philadelphia
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Coordinates39°57′12.99″N 75°9′24.74″W / 39.9536083°N 75.1568722°W / 39.9536083; -75.1568722Coordinates: 39°57′12.99″N 75°9′24.74″W / 39.9536083°N 75.1568722°W / 39.9536083; -75.1568722
Area< 1-acre (4,000 m2)
ArchitectEdwin Forrest Durang, George W. Plowman
Architectural styleLate Victorian
NRHP reference No.78002442[1]
Added to NRHPJune 13, 1978

The Trocadero Theatre (opened as the Arch Street Opera House) was a historic theater located in Chinatown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over the years, it has offered musical comedies, vaudeville, opera, and burlesque. The Trocadero Theatre was refurbished for use as an art house cinema and fine arts theatre in 1970s, and by the 1990s had become an iconic venue for rock and punk concerts.


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