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Hippodrome at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center

12 North Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21203

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Neighborhood: Downtown Baltimore

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Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the Hippodrome is one of four buildings part of the France Merrick Performing Arts Center. The Hippodrome at the France Merrick Performing Arts Center was originally built in 1914 to house various
vaudeville acts and movie showings. The venue closed down in 1990 but was later re-opened in 2004 as part of the center. Today, Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre at the France Merrick Performing Arts Center is one of the city’s leading venues for live entertainment and special events.

Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre at the France Merrick Performing Arts Center has gained acclaim at both a local and national level. In January of 2000, the Hippodrome Theatre was even added to the National Register of Historic Places. In its earlier years, the France Merrick Performing Arts Center’s Hippodrome Theatre hosted a variety of events that featured some of the times biggest stars. Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope are just some of the notable names in entertainment that have graced Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre’s stage.

The Hippodrome Theatre schedule has come a long way from its early 1900s vaudeville and cinema roots. The France Merrick Performing Arts Center’s Hippodrome Theatre schedule features a number of comedy shows, Broadway productions, music performances and special events each year. Check out the Hippodrome Theatre schedule for more up to date information on upcoming shows and events.

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