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  • Opera Philadelphia - Lucia Di Lammermoor

    Until Sep 30, 2018

  • Love Never Dies

    Oct 2 - 7, 2018

  • Pennsylvania Ballet - Romeo and Juliet

    Oct 11 - 21, 2018

  • Fiddler on the Roof

    Oct 23 - 28, 2018

  • Tony Bennett

    Nov 2, 2018

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Opera Philadelphia - Lucia Di Lammermoor

Until September 30, 2018

Donizetti's tragic heroine returns to Philadelphia for the first time in 20 years with Brenda Rae at the helm of this brand new production from director Laurent Pelly. The wilds of 19th century Scotland take on a new un-earthly atmosphere is Lucia begins her descent into the abyss of murderous madness, led by the machinations of her own father and brother.

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Love Never Dies

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October 2 - 7, 2018

A decade after he was forced to flee the Paris Opera House, the Phantom is still pining for Christine, and he will stop at nothing until she is his! Andrew Lloyd Webber's lavish sequel to The Phantom of the Opera is yet another slice of gorgeous, melodramatic romance, presented in a brand new touring production.

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Pennsylvania Ballet - Romeo and Juliet

October 11 - 21, 2018

The tragic story of Verona's star-crossed lovers is being brought to life by Sir Kenneth Macmillan's emotional choreography, paired with Prokofiev's unforgettable score. This gorgeous production will stay with you long after you leave the venue and will imprint itself on your heart, that's if it isn't already there.

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Fiddler on the Roof

October 23 - 28, 2018

The jubilant classic set on the eve of the Russian Revolution heads out on tour after its hugely successful Broadway revival. Featuring the songs 'If I Were a Rich Man' and 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker', Bartlett Sher's latest production of this musical classic is a show not to be missed!

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Tony Bennett

November 2, 2018

Bennett staged a huge comeback in the late 1980s and 1990s, opening his music up to a younger generation while keeping his musical style intact. He remains a popular and critically praised recording artist and concert performer. His latest record, Cheek to Cheek, was a collection of duets with Lady Gaga.

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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