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  • Seven Things I've Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass

    Oct 21, 2018

  • Black Violin

    Oct 27, 2018

  • Tom Segura

    Nov 16 - 17, 2018

  • Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Tina Majorino

    Nov 18, 2018

  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas

    Dec 19 - 29, 2018

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Seven Things I've Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass

October 21, 2018

Podcast and radio great Ira Glass comes to Philly for an evening of storytelling and discussion. This show blends together audio, music and video clips, as Glass guides the audience through his creative process and talks about the lessons he has learned during his illustrious career.

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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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Tom Segura

November 16 - 17, 2018

Reputed to be the funniest beard in the business, comedian Tom Segura has a list of credits that would put the Titanic movie to shame. The Cincinnati native reached national attention with the release of his Netflix specials Completely Normal and Mostly stories, as well as stints on Conan, The Late Late Show, Workaholics and Happy Endings.

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Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Tina Majorino

November 18, 2018

Heck yes! Join the stars of cult classic Napoleon Dynamite for a special live film screening and high spirited discussion with audience members this fall. In an event billed as BYOTT (bring your own tater tots), the film's cast members John Heder (Napoleon), Effren Ramirez (Pedro), Tina Majorino (Deb) and John Gries (Uncle Rico) come together to relive the smash-hit indie comedy's instantly quotable moments and deadpan dialogue, as well as offer behind-the-scenes insight into the awkward adventures of the titular teen that first stole collective hearts 15 years ago.

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas

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December 19 - 29, 2018

Re-discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Originally conceived by the three-time Tony Award winning Director Jack O'Brien, the whimsical world of Whoville is beautifully brought to life in this delightfully funny musical for all the family.

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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