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  • Drumline Live!

    Closed Jan 19, 2019

  • The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

    Jan 22 - 27, 2019

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts

    Feb 8, 2019

  • Rent

    Mar 5 - 10, 2019

  • Pennsylvania Ballet - All Stravinsky Program

    Apr 4 - 7, 2019

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Drumline Live!

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Closed January 19, 2019

DrumLine Live is an international tour based on the Historically Black College and University marching band tradition. The touring version is brought to you by the creative team behind the hit 2002 movie, which starred Nick Cannon, and the VH1 series Drumline: A New Beat.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

January 22 - 27, 2019

Lightning struck Off-Broadway theater Lucille Lortel's stage in the form of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical in early 2017. The updated hit musical garnered three Drama Desk Award nominations including Outstanding Musical and now bringing its action, magic, and music to a theater near you on a mammoth US tour beginning this fall!

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Shen Yun Performing Arts

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February 8, 2019

A glorious celebration of five thousand years of Chinese culture, Shen Yun presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music, integrating technique and influence from both East and West. A performance by Shen Yun is a presentation of traditional Chinese culture as it once was: a study in grace, wisdom, and the virtues distilled from an ancient feudal period of time.

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Rent

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March 5 - 10, 2019

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical returns in a special 20th Anniversary touring production. Bursting with energy and a rocking score, Rent tells the story of a band of young artists living in New York, who are determined to overcome the fear of HIV which hangs over them.

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Pennsylvania Ballet - All Stravinsky Program

April 4 - 7, 2019

Pennsylvania Ballet explores the ongoing genius of Russian born maestro Igor Stravinsky in this program dedicated to his most enduring works for the ballet, including two collaborations with celebrated 'father of American ballet' George Balanchine and a world premiere from the company's own Choreographer in Residence, Matthew Neenan.

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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