The Playhouse on Rodney Square




The Playhouse on Rodney Square, formerly the DuPont Theatre, in Wilmington, Delaware, presents national touring productions of Broadway shows and is the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in the country. Located in the DuPont Building, the brightest stars of stage and screen have lit the Wilmington sky and graced the lovely 1,252-seat Victorian theatre since 1913. Known to residents of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland as "Delaware's Broadway Experience," The Playhouse presents an outstanding Broadway Series and our acclaimed Children's Series entertains and inspires more than 40,000 children per year. The Playhouse is also an ideal location to celebrate your wedding day. Complete with a dance floor, lighting and sound inventory, the space honors time gone by as you celebrate the next chapter of your life. Gather your family and friends and celebrate love at The Playhouse on Rodney Square.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery


Indoor Ceremony


Max Indoor Ceremony: 1,252 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start up to 3 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $7,250 for a ceremony and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged, please inquire with the venue for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Playhouse on Rodney Square is estimated at between $7,250 and $7,500 for a ceremony only for 100 guests.

Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
No catering allowed
No amplified music allowed
No smoking
No alcohol allowed on premises
No restrictions on music end time
No open flames allowed, LED candles only