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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (City Center West)
215-790-5800
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Ranked #10 of 293 Attractions in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances, Symphonies, Civic Centers
Traveler Description: The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is located at 300 S. Broad St. Philadelphia PA 19102. For more information, visit www.kimmelcenter.org or... more »
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Flagler Beach, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Great acoustics, you can visit for a quick tour anytime and they do dedicated tours that are very interesting..You'll need to check the schedule for times

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Shenandoah, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Acoustic show. Amazing venue with one of the Best concerts we have ever seen. Truly a wonderful experience. If you have the chance to go....please go.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Philadelphia has a wonderful orchestra. If they are performing it is well worth going too. The centre offers various entertainments.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have seen all sorts of events here and am never disappointed by the acoustics. The main hall is shaped like a violin to encourage this effect. It's spacious and the public spaces are frequently filled with interactive or installation art. My only complaint is that the nosebleed seats on the balcony cause vertigo for me.

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York, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

saw an unplugged performance at the Perelman theater. Great sound. So intimate that you really feel connected with the performers.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I love this place and am here quite often to see the orchestra. There isn't a bad seat in the house and it's just gorgeous inside. I don't even mind waiting to be seated cause it's just an awesome building and so convenient to get to.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We attended a social event (not a performance) at the Kimmel Center in late August. Parking underneath the Kimmel was easy and we were able to get h/c parking. We were early so there was no difficulty parking. The situation could be very different for a performance. Elevators provided easy access to first level of he Kimmel and to the... More

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Blueman group at the Merriam theatre was AWESOME. its really the only word to describe it, love it or hate it. Old buildings, great location. Lots of fun!!

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a wonderful venue for music and live performances. The Kimmel Center is comfortable and the acoustics are wonderful. The live performance choices are excellent.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Amazing performances by the students at the Curtis Institute. We've enjoyed every concert. This will be our third season going.

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