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All tickets for Eugene O'Neill's The Sea Plays will be sold through the box office at Philadelphia FringeArts (formerly the Philadelphia Live Arts/Fringe Festival). More information can be found at their website, or by calling them at (215) 413-1318. Please note that these tickets will not go on sale until the Philadelphia FringeArts box office opens for the season.
Please also note that the Gazela is a historic ship and unfortunately is not wheelchair-accessible. If stairs and mobility are an issue, please contact us before purchasing tickets and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please also note that due to this play's unusual location, seating is extremely limited and late seating is not permitted.
For directions and information, feel free to call the PAC General Information Line at (215) 551-1543. Please note this is NOT a box office number; please do not call this number for ticket reservations, refunds, or exchanges.
DIRECTIONS TO THE TALL SHIP GAZELA: Located at the north end of Penn's Landing, at Columbus Boulevard and Market Street. Penn's Landing charges a parking fee between $8 and $15, depending on the time of year. There are metered spaces on Columbus and the overpasses.
From the north:Take I-95 South to the Penn's Landing, Columbus Blvd exit (Exit 20). Turn left at the traffic light (Columbus). Pass the Hyatt Hotel (on right). You may turn right at either the first or second traffic light and head towards the north end of the parking lot.
the South:Take I-95 North to the Penn's Landing exit (exit 20). Turn left at the traffic light (Columbus). Pass the Coast Guard station, the Hyatt Hotel and turn into Penn's Landing parking lot.
the West:Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to I-676 East (Vine Street Expressway). Follow the exit for the Ben Franklin Bridge/New Jersey/6th Street, and stay in the right lanes at the bottom of the ramp. After turning right, get in the left lane for the next traffic light (do not go to New Jersey). Turn Left on Race Street. Follow Race until it dead ends at Columbus. Turn Right. Turn Left at the next traffic light (Market Street). Go to booth, pay to park, look for the ships.
By bus: Routes 21 and 42 stop at Great Plaza. Routes 17, 33, and 48 stop at Front and Market Streets. From there, head east over the Market Street Bridge. Great Plaza will be on your right.
By train: The closest stop is 2nd Street on the Market-Frankford Line. From there, head east over the Market Street Bridge.