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  • Les Miserables

    Jan 5 - 17, 2021

  • Opera Philadelphia - Oedipus Rex

    Jan 29 - 31, 2021

  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

    Feb 2 - 14, 2021

  • Pennsylvania Ballet - Swan Lake

    Feb 25 - Mar 7, 2021

  • Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations

    Mar 16 - Apr 4, 2021

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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.

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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Winner of 2 Tony Awards

February 2 - 14, 2021

Tracing the career of Carole King, and endorsed by the beloved Grammy winner herself, Beautiful was the feel-good Broadway hit of 2014, scoring two Tony Awards. Described by The New York Times as "A complex, revitalizing portrait of the real, conflicted person within the reluctant star", Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is an inspiring story about the rocky road to superstardom!

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Pennsylvania Ballet - Swan Lake

February 25 - March 7, 2021

No single production epitomizes the art of ballet like Tchaikovsky's unerringly beautiful Swan Lake, to be staged once more by the Pennsylvania Ballet as part of their 2020/21 Season. Romantic, supernatural and gloriously dramatic, enjoy it again or discover the magic for the first time come February 2021!

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Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations

March 16 - April 4, 2021

As one of 2019's most sparkling Broadway musicals Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations hits the road for its first national tour in 2020! Garnering twelve 2019 Tony Award nominations (one of the season's most nominated productions) Ain't Too Proud garnered praise from the critics for its sublime performances and refreshing telling of how one of the world's most successful bands came to be.

Academy of Music

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  • Year opened: 1857
  • Capacity: 2500
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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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