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  • The Book of Mormon

    May 28 - Jun 9, 2019

  • John Cusack

    Jun 22, 2019

  • James Charles

    Jun 26, 2019

  • Come From Away

    Oct 22 - Nov 3, 2019

  • Mean Girls

    Nov 19 - Dec 1, 2019

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The Book of Mormon

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Winner of 9 Tony Awards

May 28 - June 9, 2019

With NINE Tony Awards - including Best Musical - a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and leading New York Times critic Ben Brantley himself calling it the "best new musical of the century", this is one show you won't want to miss. Forget having to fly or drive up to NYC, the boys are bringing their own eclectic brand of Good News direct to you in your home city! Just be prepared for the lewd, the crude, and downright naughty songs and antics along the way...

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John Cusack

June 22, 2019

Join John Cusack for a special screening of his 1989 movie Say Anything, followed by a Q&A where you can quiz the actor on the experience of movie making. The first movie from Cameron Crowe, Say Anything tells the story of the unlikely romance between a high school valedictorian and a regular student after graduation. On its release, it was a critical success, with Roger Ebert remarking that it was "one of the best films of the year".

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James Charles

June 26, 2019

Hi Sisters! James Charles, one of the most successful beauty guru's and content creator on YouTube, is hitting the road for the first time and bringing his pinkity drinkity with him. Charles has announced he will be visiting 24-cities across the United States where you'll see him doing on-stage beauty tutorials, games, surprise giveaways, live music (whomp, whomp, whomp), and an interactive Q&A. You'd be super sister sad if you were to miss chief-sister James' Sister Tour.

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Come From Away

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Tony Award Winner

October 22 - November 3, 2019

Following well-received engagements on Broadway and its premiere city Toronto, this new hit musical based on true events will launch its first-ever national tour in Seattle in October 2018! Nominated for 8 Tony Awards and 9 Drama Desk gongs, this is a musical that celebrates human endurance, compassion and bravery under dreadful circumstances.

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Mean Girls

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November 19 - December 1, 2019

Tina Fey's award-winning Broadway musical, based on the 2004 Lindsay Lohan film, Mean Girls is hitting the road on its first national tour this year! With a book by Fey, direction by Book of Mormon's Casey Nicolaw, along with music and lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Legally Blonde's Nell Benjamin - which includes tracks 'Apex Predator' and 'I'd Rather Be Me'. It's no surprise that the musical is Broadway's latest smash hit, earning 12 Tony nominations along the way.

Academy of Music

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

  • Year opened: 1857
  • Capacity: 2500
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  • In-house bar
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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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