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  • Opera Philadelphia - Macbeth

    Until Sep 27, 2020

  • Pretty Woman

    Oct 27 - Nov 8, 2020

  • My Fair Lady

    Nov 17 - 29, 2020

  • Les Miserables

    Jan 5 - 17, 2021

  • Opera Philadelphia - Oedipus Rex

    Jan 29 - 31, 2021

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Opera Philadelphia - Macbeth

Until September 27, 2020

Opera Philadelphia's 2020/21 season programming is sure to delight opera-goers thanks to powerhouse performances by powerhouse A-list performers making company and role debuts, as well as a newly commissioned work, a major new adaptation of a great opera classic. Don't miss celebrated American Canadian soprano Sondra Radvanovsky as she wraps her dulcet tones around the role of Lady Macbeth for the first time during a hotly anticipated production of Verdi's Macbeth.

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Pretty Woman

October 27 - November 8, 2020

After delighting audiences on Broadway Vivian and Edward are bringing their whirlwind romance on their first national tour! Overseen by the movie's director, the late Garry Marshall, this show boasts music from Bryan Adams and direction and choreography from two-time Tony winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots).

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My Fair Lady

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November 17 - 29, 2020

My Fair Lady has been referred to by some as the perfect musical. It premiered in 1956 on Broadway and has seen multiple revivals over the years in both New York and London, including this beautiful Tony-winning production that premiered at the Lincoln Center. A wonderful way to experience the classic, get swept away in the masterpiece all over again!

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Les Miserables

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January 5 - 17, 2021

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Les Miserables returns in a cinematic new production that wowed Broadway audiences and earned three Tony nominations. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, and based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Miserables is a sweeping epic set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, and contains the classic songs 'One Day More' and 'I Dreamed A Dream'.

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Opera Philadelphia - Oedipus Rex

January 29 - 31, 2021

Opera Philadelphia's 2020/21 season programming is sure to delight opera-goers thanks to powerhouse performances by powerhouse A-list performers making company and role debuts, as well as a newly commissioned work, a major new adaptation of a great opera classic. Don't miss celebrated conductor Robert Spano, American tenor William Burden, American mezzo-soprano Rehanna Thelwell, British-Jamaican bass-baritone Sir Willard White, and Grammy Award-winning bass-baritone Mark S. Doss during a riveting production of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex.

Academy of Music

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust St, 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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