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REVIEW: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Opening Night

Before the last number of Wednesday’s season-opening concert, the Philadelphia Orchestra‘s incomparable music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, told the audience assembled in Kimmel’s Verizon Hall that it was […]

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PHOTOS: Mark Wahlberg Attends Screening of Invincible at Kimmel Center

The gossip mills were right on the money last night. Mark Wahlberg did show up on the red carpet for the screening of Eagles-inspired flick Invincible […]

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INTERVIEW: Audra McDonald on her Philadelphia Concert…and Sally Bowles

Audra McDonald was in a car driving home from a rehearsal to see her family while we talked, and her voice noticeably lit up when I […]

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Broadway Philadelphia Season Kicks Off With a Woody Allen Show

The highly-anticipated Broadway Philadelphia season kicks off next month with the Woody Allen musical Bullets Over Broadway, which is based on the 1994 film of the […]

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5 Non-Fringe Arts Events to Check Out This Month

Don’t get us wrong: We love the Fringe Festival (we put together two whole guides for it here and here), but September is also the kick […]

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New Menus And A New Season At Volver

  A couple weeks back, we got the chance to bop over to Volver and sit in on one of their menu testing sessions for […]

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Former Eagles Linebacker Makes Film Debut in The North Star

The feature film debut of former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter will premiere at the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center on September 17th. It […]

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Tyler Perry Coming to Philly as Madea

Girl, get your finest wig and your biggest church hat: Tyler Perry himself will be coming to Philadelphia in November to play his iconic alter […]

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Blonde Bombshell: Megan Hilty Coming to Philly

Goodness, Kimmel Center: You are driving all of us show tune queens broke! First, Audra McDonald. Then, Kristin Chenoweth. Now, you’re bringing the utterly divine […]

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DO THIS: Happy Hour at Bar Volver is Seriously Amazing

Several months ago, I took a good friend of mine to Volver for drinks. He’s a little bit of a New York snob (which he’ll […]

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Glitter and Be Gay: Kristin Chenoweth Coming Back to Philadelphia

The Kimmel Center’s upcoming season is seriously a Broadway queen’s dream come true: Besides a stellar series of musicals and Audra McDonald, The Philadelphia Orchestra […]

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First Look: The New Season At Volver

We’ve said a lot of things about Volver over the past two years. From excitement over its potential, to bewilderment over its policies and pricing, […]

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Gays, Rejoice: Audra McDonald is Coming to Philly

Drop what you are doing: The legendary down-to-earth Broadway diva Audra McDonald is coming to Philly this October, and tickets went on sale today.

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Tituss Burgess on Training Young Broadway Hopefuls at the Kimmel Center

On Monday, a handful of Broadway and television professionals came to Philly to kick off a weeklong musical theater intensive at the Kimmel Center. They’re here […]

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Jazz Camp of Philadelphia Youth Performing Free at Kimmel Center

Anne Ewers, president and CEO of the Kimmel Center, says it best: “If you look at the vision statement for The Kimmel Center, ‘Transforming lives daily through […]