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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Pennsylvania Ballet: A Program of Firsts

    May 14, 2016

  • Dan & Phil: The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire

    May 20, 2016

  • Mel Brooks

    May 21, 2016

  • Riverdance

    Jun 14 - 19, 2016

  • If/Then

    Jun 21 - 26, 2016

Pennsylvania Ballet: A Program of Firsts Poster

Pennsylvania Ballet: A Program of Firsts

May 14, 2016

Pennsylvania Ballet present a springtime program of firsts for the company, including Balanchine's Serenade, his first ballet conceived in America, Choreographer in Residence Matthew Neenan's first company premiere and Liam Scarlett's Asphodels Meadows, in a company and North American premiere!

Dan & Phil: The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire Poster

Dan & Phil: The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire

May 20, 2016

The annuls of history of filled with dynamic duos. Bonnie and Clyde, Simon and Garfunkel, and Dan and Phil..!? British comedy team Dan Howell and Phil Lester are climbing out of your screens and on to the stage this Summer, bringing the best bits of their rib-tickling book, Youtube videos, radio shows and online careers along for what will be a crazy ride!

Mel Brooks Poster

Mel Brooks

May 21, 2016

Few people have shaped the American comedy landscape more than Mel Books. In 2016 he sets out on the Back in the Saddle tour. Each night begins with a screening of his hilarious and outrageous 1974 Western parody Blazing Saddles, followed by a lengthy Q&A with the great man himself.

Riverdance Poster

Riverdance

June 14 - 19, 2016

20 years after Riverdance first took the world's breath away with its explosive combination of traditional Irish music and dance, Michael Flatley's fine footwork continues to evolve, captivating audiences from East to West as its fan base grows steadily. This remarkable progression now culminates in a 20th Anniversary World Tour, heralding the company's triumphant return to the world stage.

If/Then Poster

If/Then

June 21 - 26, 2016

A new musical about the different paths our life can take, If/Then embarks on its first national tour. Written by the Pulitzer Prize winning duo of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, the show launched on Broadway in 2014, and garnered two Tony nominations.

Academy of Music

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Year opened: 1857
  • Capacity: 2500
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Built in 1857, the Academy of Music is one of Philadelphia's oldest arts venues and the country's oldest continually-used opera house! Once the home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, today the Academy hosts touring Broadway shows each year as well as classical and pop concerts, and live comedy.

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Estia - Philadelphia
0.02 mi away at 1405 Locust Street

Bliss
0.05 mi away at 220 South Broad Street

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0.12 mi away at 220 S. Sydenham St.

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0.15 mi away at 1305 Walnut St.

The Convention Center Parking Facility - Self Park
0.44 mi away at 1324 Arch St.

Love Park Garage
0.45 mi away at 1590 Arch St.

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0.04 mi away at 237 South Broad Street
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