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  • Hasan Minhaj

    Sep 23, 2018

  • Pat Metheny

    Oct 5, 2018

  • Kathy Griffin

    Oct 6, 2018

  • Black Violin

    Oct 27, 2018

  • Flying Steps - Flying Bach

    Oct 28, 2018

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Hasan Minhaj

September 23, 2018

Following its run Off-Broadway, stand-up comedian and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj takes his solo show on the road. Deftly picking apart race, identity and what it means to grow up as the only Indian-American kid at your school, Homecoming King is a hilarious and heartfelt portrait of the 'New Brown America'.

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Pat Metheny

October 5, 2018

Where to start with Pat Metheny? Jazz guitar pioneer and tireless musical innovator, the Missouri-born Metheny's career stretches back over forty years, during which time his stunning fusion of jazz, pop and world music has won him twenty Grammy Awards, and recently saw him become the youngest member of Downbeat's Hall of Fame (the jazz equivalent of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame).

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Kathy Griffin

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October 6, 2018

After a somewhat controversial year for the famed insult comic, Kathy Griffin is making a comeback with a brand new show for 2018 - Laugh Your Head Off. Promising to get into the untold story behind a certain photo, including her run in with the feds and the wild backlash that stalled her career, you can expect a no holds barred journey into the mind of one of the country's most outrageous comedians.

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Black Violin

October 27, 2018

Classical music meets hip-hop in the groundbreaking duo Black Violin and their Classical Boom Tour, an outing that blurs the lines between genre, race, and gender with its unique fusion of groove and strings. The outfit features Will Baptiste on viola and Kev Marcus on violin.

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Flying Steps - Flying Bach

October 28, 2018

Who says classical music, modern ballet, break dance and electronica can't get along?! The ultimate culture clash, the Flying Bach returns after a critically acclaimed North American debut in 2014, to be performed by leading world champion b-boy dance company Flying Steps once more. Comprised of over 30 of the world's best urban dancers, the Berlin-based crew have over two decades of experience sharing the art form all over the world.

Merriam Theater

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 250 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Year opened: 1918
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

The Theatre was built by the Shubert Organization in 1918, formerly known as the Sam S. Shubert Theatre, and continuously hosts touring Broadway shows. It is located within the Avenue of the Arts cultural district of Center City, Philadelphia. It was re-named the Merriam Theater, and in 1972 the theater came under the ownership of the Academy of Music, and is currently owned by the University of the Arts. It is also associated with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

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