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  • Hamilton

    Opens Apr 18, 2019

  • Phantom Of The Opera

    Nov 1 - 12, 2017

  • Finding Neverland

    Nov 21 - 26, 2017

  • Les Miserables

    Jan 9 - 21, 2018

  • Something Rotten!

    Feb 27 - Mar 4, 2018

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Hamilton

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Opens April 18, 2019

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musicals. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious BIG, this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures. SIGN UP FOR ON SALE INFO!

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Phantom Of The Opera

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Winner of 7 Tony Awards

November 1 - 12, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical is based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel of life beneath the stage. A secretive opera composer stalks the halls of the Paris Opera House and becomes obsessed with young ingenue Christine, and will stop at nothing to have her. This longstanding Eighties rock opera has received a full-scale update for new audiences without compromising on the glory of the original production.

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Finding Neverland

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November 21 - 26, 2017

Based on the Oscar-winning movie, Finding Neverland tells the uplifting story of J.M.Barrie and the family who inspired him to write Peter Pan. Weaving together real life events and flights of fancy into the world of The Lost Boys and Captain Hook, this show is touring the country following a phenomenally successful Broadway run.

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Les Miserables

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January 9 - 21, 2018

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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Something Rotten!

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Tony Award Winner

February 27 - March 4, 2018

A bold, brash and hugely irreverent musical comedy, Something Rotten! is a loving send up of both Shakespeare and Broadway's greatest hits. The story follows a lowly playwriting duo who attempt at steal The Bard's limelight by creating the world's first ever musical!

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
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Bliss
0.05 mi away at 220 South Broad Street

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Love Park Garage
0.45 mi away at 1590 Arch St.

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