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Simpatico Theatre can now officially call The Drake our home! We have become a resident partner, joining InterAct Theatre Company, Azuka Theatre Company, Inis Nua Theatre Company, and PlayPenn in the brand new performing arts venue.

The Drake is located at 302 S. Hicks street just off the
1500 block of Spruce @ the Drake Building (1512 Spruce St)

Theatre’s Mailing Address: 302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Entrance to both The Proscenium Theatre and
The Louis Bluver Theatre are on Hicks Street

Public Transportation


The closest subway stop is the Walnut-Locust station, which is accessible via the Broad Street Line (Orange). Riders on the Market-Frankford (Blue) can transfer for free at the 15th Street station to the BSL.


Take the High Speed Line toward Philadelphia, to the last, or 15th Street stop. Take the stairs to street level, where you will surface at 15th & Locust Streets. From there, walk one block south on 15th Street to Spruce Street. Turn right on Spruce Street to S. Hick Street, which will be on your left. The Drake main lobby entrance will be a half block down to your right.


Nearby bus routes include routes 4, 27, and 32 which travel along Broad Street. Route 12 runs east-west along Locust and Walnut Streets. In addition Routes 9, 21, and 42 are nearby which all run along Walnut and Chestnut Streets.


All Regional Rail Lines stop at Suburban Station, where riders can transfer to the nearby Broad Street Line (Orange) at City Hall Station or take the 10-minute walk to The Drake.


Affordable parking is just around the corner. Here are some options:

  • Latimer Garage – 1510 Latimer Street
  • Parkway Corporation – 1505 Spruce Street
  • Park America, Inc. – 251 S. 15th Street
  • LAZ Parking – 1515 Locust Street
  • Parkway Corporation – Broad and Spruce Streets
  • ABM Parking Services – 337 S. Broad Street

For more locations, please visit Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Parking Locator here.

Driving Directions

From I-95 – Follow signs for I-676 W.  From I-676, take Exit 22 toward PA 611/Broad Street.  The ramp will drop you on 15th Street – merge onto 15th Street and continue south. Drive 9 blocks to Spruce Street and turn right. Drive half a block and turn left onto Hicks Street.  The theater is halfway down the block on the right.

From I-76 – Follow signs for I-676 E.  Stay in the right lane as you enter I-676 and take Exit 344 for Central Philadelphia. Continue to 15th Street and turn right.  Take 15th Street to Spruce Street and turn right.  Drive half a block and turn left onto Hicks Street. The theater is half way down the block on the right.