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In the Wings: Daniel Alexander Jones and Dito van Reigersberg

The Kimmel Center’s Theatre Residency Program features five talented artists who have collaborated with both the Center and New York City’s famed Joe’s Pub for a […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Playing Two Free Concerts This Summer

For the fifteenth year in a row Philadelphians can witness live performances by a world-renowned ensemble for free. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs two shows this […]

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Our Chat With Hello! Sadness! Star Mary Tuomanen

When you talk to Mary Tuomanen, you know are in the presence of a person who’s serious about taking art to the next level. Her theories and […]

The Scene

Opera Philadelphia’s Yardbird Opens to a Standing Ovation

Friday night was opening night for Opera Philadelphia’s much-anticipated Charlie Parker’s Yardbird at the Kimmel Center. Tenor Lawrence Brownlee stars as Charlie Parker with soprano Angela Brown, who mesmerizes […]

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6 Questions for Podcasting Sensation Sarah Koenig

Serial was a riveting, record-breaking, 12-part podcast series that re-investigated the murder of Baltimore teenager Hae Min Lee. Her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, was convicted of the crime, but he […]

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Win Tickets to See Serial Creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder at Merriam Theater

Veteran radio journalists and producers Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder will be in town on May 14th for a live presentation that delves into the creation […]

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REVIEW: Bernstein’s MASS With The Philadelphia Orchestra an Otherworldly Delight

If you missed The Philadelphia Orchestra’s staging of Leonard Bernstein’s MASS, you didn’t miss a performance: You missed a major, major event. How else can […]

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Kimmel Center Announces PIFA 2016, Plus Collaboration with New York’s Joe’s Pub

At this afternoon’s first ever Kimmel Center Presidential Address, CEO and President Anne Ewers presented several new initiatives that the performing arts center will launch […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Pair of Tickets to Kinky Boots Worth $225

Broadway sensation Kinky Boots is about to clip-clop into town for its big Philadelphia debut starting April 28th, and we’ve got a super-nice pair of tickets to […]

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REVIEW: Indigo Girls With The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra—and a House Full of A-Gays

Last night at the Kimmel Center, the Indigo Girls performed alongside The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra—the first time they’d ever played with such an ensemble. If that […]

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A Lesbian Couple Were Married at Last Night’s Indigo Girls Concert

If you were in the audience at last evening’s Indigo Girl’s concert at the Kimmel Center, you witnessed a marriage. You just didn’t know it […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to See the Indigo Girls With the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

The Indigo Girls are coming to Philly’s Kimmel Center on April 12th, when they’ll try something they’ve never done before: perform with a youth symphony backing them […]

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Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Chats About Their Upcoming Philly Concert and Her Advocacy Work

  “It’s riveting to physically hear that much sound, and there’s so much going on,” said Amy Ray when I asked her what it was like […]

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Broadway Philadelphia at the Kimmel Center Announces 2015-2016 Season

The Broadway League estimated that the 2013-14 Broadway Philadelphia season brought $100 million in revenue for local businesses. That’s no chump change, and speaks to […]

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Meet the Man Who Trained the Four-Legged Star of Annie

“I’ve seen more young actresses who play Annie pee on stage than dogs who pee on stage.” That’s William Berloni‘s answer when I ask him the question […]