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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
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Great place to view performances

I can completely give a resound a+ for the experience of viewing any performance I've seen opera,classical music concerts and top ranked speakers at this marvelous venue

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 29, 2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

I can completely give a resound a+ for the experience of viewing any performance I've seen opera,classical music concerts and top ranked speakers at this marvelous venue

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Center is located on Broad Street - Avenue of the Arts - have visited many times, seating is great, and performance calendar is terrific.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Multiple theaters within the one stucture. WORLD CLASS music hall with seating surrounding the stage. Accustics are state of the art and all seats are excellent.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

My sons graduation for his masters degree was at the Kimmel Center. We were in the upper tier and glad not to be there for a play. We could hardly see him get his degree. Acoustic were good, but we weren't warned to bring opera glasses. Access to this tier is by a small elevator which was crowded, particularly on... More 

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Phila PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

I've been to Verizon Hall in the Kimmel Center many times and have enjoyed each performance immensely. The Hall is visually beautiful, entirely made of wood, save for the seats, and looks like a huge violin! I love it. Most recently we saw the Philly Pops perform hits of the 1960s with the Midtown Men performing. These 4 guys are... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great place. Nice setting for a graduation. The after graduation reception was done very well for such a large group!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

I have seen many Broadway type productions at this venue and not once has it disappointed. I love the balcony box seats and they are well worth the extra money for the views. If you can't make it to Broadway this is a excellent substitute!

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

We've been to the Kimmel Center for quite a few shows. It's a Christmas time staple attending Peter Nero and the Philly Pops. Although Peter has retired it is still quite a show. Great sound, respectful place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

To hear Philadelphia Orchestra and see Kimmel Center is a highlight of visiting this beautiful city. Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin did a perfect job when conducting the orchestra which played Barber Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 among other great music. Kimmel Center is an amazing building and the concert hall is beautiful with perfect acoustics. What a perfect night it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

By chance I remarked that they were performing Don Giovanni at the Kemmel centre. Could obtain easily a balcony ticket on the day of the performance. Classic venue, gooed performers, nice location. Ideal intermezzo during a business week.

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