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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Address: 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone Number: 215-790-5800
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Ranked #11 of 169 Activities in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Civic Centers, Performances, Symphonies, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Civic Centers, Performances, Symphonies, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Williamstown
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111 reviews 111 reviews
35 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Jerry Blavat (the Geator with the Heater) puts on an annual January oldies concert which we always attend. This year it was "Early Days of Rock and Roll". This year the stars were Mel Carter (Hold me, thrill me, kiss me), Jimmy Clanton, Gene Chandler ( The Duke of Earl), Lloyd Price ( Lawdy Miss Claudy, Personality, Stagger Lee), Maxine... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Where do I begin? First of all, I recently visited and went to several plays and a concert in the last 4 months at Kimmel. I live in Scottsdale Az so this was all new to me. The building and esthetics of the place will make your jaw drop! It is gorgeous- all of their facilities they use are gorgeous.... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Went there to a very special concert for me, and the architecture and acousticc were just perfect for it.

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Townsend, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Kimmel offers excellent performances of all kind. We have seen a few musicals there and they were awesome. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great central location on Broad Street We were able to walk from hotel to dinner to concert and back. Felt completely safe throughout

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Wilmington, Delaware
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124 reviews 124 reviews
30 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra did its usual masterful performance and with Opera Star Sheila Graham and the Conductor - playing off each other - with height and dress comments - the audience never stopped paying attention. Each piece was wonderful and the atmosphere very electric. Audience involvement and Old Lang zine - closed out the evening with a tear and a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

As one who uses a walker, the Kimmel Center is perfect for the disabled. The ticket was marked and the ability to get around the Center was so easy. Now the Vienna concert took us back to the concerts we attended in Vienna. Could not have been a better afternoon.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great performance, outstanding visiting conductor! Go see it while you can! Accompanied by Boys Choir and adult choir. Great night out.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Christmas Concert was amazing and the selections put me in the Spirit! The acoustics in the concert hall provide a beautiful sound allowing the audience to hear all the wonderful instruments & voices.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My two grandsons were not very impressed. I thought we would be so happy to sing and really see something spectacular, as the show is named. But no, we kept waiting for the good fun to start. We won't be going again. Sorry we went. Not fun for kids. Beautiful music and dancing but not fun filled at all.

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