The historic Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center brings the best of Broadway and world-class entertainment to downtown Baltimore. Visit our website for details on the Hippodrome Broadway Series Presented by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and upcoming Hippodrome Live events.


The M&T Bank Exchange is a newly renovated historic venue with a flexible, state-of-the-art experience that provides a unique and unmatched setting for events. Visit our website to sign up for news, updates, and events coming soon to the M&T Bank Exchange at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center.


Through free outreach and education programs, the Hippodrome Foundation works to introduce Maryland students and community members to the arts and all the assets of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. By exposing young people to new possibilities, we are raising the curtain on opportunity.


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About Our Spaces

The Hippodrome Theatre and M&T Bank Exchange are not only destinations for world-class entertainments and entertainment, but perfect venue options for your next special event. From weddings to corporate events, meetings to graduations, we have a space to suit most every need and a professional staff on hand to make your event one to remember.

Rates and Availability

For rates, availability, and general rental inquiries: for assistance.

For inquiries regarding on-stage production specifications, please contact:
Robert Hayes at or 443.703.2403.

Catering Services

For information on our in house caterer and preferred caterers, please contact