Suzanne Roberts Theatre

Suzanne Roberts Theatre

Suzanne Roberts Theatre
Address 480 S. Broad Street
United States
Owner Philadelphia Theatre Company
Capacity 365
Opened October 2007
Years active 2007-
Architect KieranTimberlake
Official website

The Suzanne Roberts Theatre is a theatre on Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts. The theater opened in October 2007 and is home to the Philadelphia Theatre Company.[1] The theater was designed by KieranTimberlake, using the principles of Universal design. The theater's signage facade was designed by House Industries in Wilmington, Delaware and produced by Zahner in Kansas City, Missouri.[2]

It is named after Suzanne Roberts (born Suzanne Fleisher in 1921),[3] a former actress, playwright, and director who is currently the host of the TV program, "Seeking Solutions with Suzanne,"[4][5] which airs on The Comcast Network and HLN. Her husband, Ralph J. Roberts founded Comcast and her son, Brian L. Roberts is Comcast's current CEO.

From 1982 until the opening of its 2007/2008 season in the new venue, the Philadelphia Theatre Company had been a resident performer at the Plays and Players Theatre.


The Suzanne Roberts Theatre features:


Coordinates: 39°56′42″N 75°09′56″W / 39.9450°N 75.1656°W / 39.9450; -75.1656

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