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  • Mike Birbiglia

    Until Nov 18, 2017

  • Dream Theater

    Nov 19, 2017

  • The Color Purple

    Dec 16 - 17, 2017

  • Stomp

    Dec 26 - 31, 2017

  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Jan 5 - 6, 2018

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Mike Birbiglia

Until November 18, 2017

In his career of 11 years, Mike Birbiglia has released two critically acclaimed albums and three Comedy Central specials. At 24, Mike was one of the youngest comedians ever to appear on The Late Show With David Letterman. From there, Mike took his act on the road: headlining colleges, then clubs, then concert halls nationwide.

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Dream Theater

November 19, 2017

Never a band to skimp on ambition, Dream Theater commence their mammoth Images, Words & Beyond tour. The tour is an homage to their 1992 hit album, Images & Words. Each show will see the band play the gold-certified album in full, alongside other hits from their back catalog.

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The Color Purple

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Winner of 2 Tony Awards

December 16 - 17, 2017

The Tony & Grammy-winning The Color Purple arrives fresh from Broadway for this acclaimed production's first US tour. This iconic story follows Celie, a young woman living in early 1900s America. Both heart-warming and heart-wrenching, you'll find yourself moved by her tale as much as you are by the show's incredible music. Find tickets or get more info with us!

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Stomp

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December 26 - 31, 2017

Inspiring the music-makers in all of us, Stomp conjures up intricate rhythms from everyday household items. Marvel as the cast of eight incredibly talented players fill your theater with an orchestra of percussion, with only garbage bin lids, hammers and broom sticks as their instruments.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

January 5 - 6, 2018

The smash hit children's TV show Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood is now touring as a live show! A treat for tiny tots and adults alike, Daniel will take you on an interactive musical adventure with familiar faces from his Neighbourhood and there'll be much singing and dancing to boot! Of course, amidst all the fun, games and laughter, there's learning and education - the show's engaging stories about preschooler life are enriched with musical strategies attributed to the late Mr Rogers' social-emotional curriculum.

Merriam Theater

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 250 South Broad Street, 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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Estia - Philadelphia
0.05 mi away at 1405 Locust Street

Perch Pub
0.07 mi away at 1345 Locust Street

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Patriot Parking
0.14 mi away at 220 S. Sydenham St.

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0.16 mi away at 1305 Walnut St.

The Convention Center Parking Facility - Self Park
0.46 mi away at 1324 Arch St.

Love Park Garage
0.48 mi away at 1590 Arch St.

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0.03 mi away at 237 South Broad Street
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