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Mann Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone Number: +1 215-546-7900
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Philadelphia Orchestra playing Harry Potter!!! Amazing!!!

As my title suggests, my husband and I went to go watch the Philadelphia Orchestra play alongside the first Harry Potter movie. AMAZING!!! it was during the summer series so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Wolfiewife
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As my title suggests, my husband and I went to go watch the Philadelphia Orchestra play alongside the first Harry Potter movie. AMAZING!!! it was during the summer series so you can bring in food and drinks. We purchased lawn tickets so we brought folding chairs which worked out quite nicely. Unfortunately it rained on us so we did have... More 

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Thank Wolfiewife
Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad we found out about this beautiful venue that is tucked away in Philadelphia's fairmont park. We will definitely be back to see another show.

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Thank tet421
Gloversville, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled from Albany, NY to see Dylan and Mavis Staples here. The place is beautiful and well organized. When the concert started, the sound was muffled, then echoing, and very small amounts of crowd noise overrode the stage music. At first I thought it was the age of our awesome performers compromising their voices. But I had many friends... More 

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Thank Patrice M
CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great venue. There are two pavilion levels and large screens to view from the lawn. The stage is not really visible from the lawn. Plenty of good food available and helpful staff.

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Thank Megan S
Oakhurst, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the Mann Center to see Paul Simon (who was fantastic by the way!), and drove from over 2 hours away to see him. I guess we should have left home at noon in order to beat the crowds (unable to do that because of work commitments) because we arrived at the exit of 76 at about 7pm... More 

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Thank Gail F
Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at about 7:40PM. The traffic was so backed up. They had closed off the main parking entrance. There was only one policeman standing in the lot. No persons working for the Mann were directing any traffic. It was very unorganized and frustrating. No one new where else we could park. After sitting in the car line up for 45... More 

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Thank Cornerette
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you, like me, have fond memories of listening to music outside on a blanket while in college, the Mann takes it to the next level with premium beer and world-class performers. We recently enjoyed Paul Simon at the Mann, and so much of the evening was almost perfect. Yes, the food is pricey and the lines are long. Yes,... More 

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Thank Dawn M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came from out of town to attend a Paul Simon show here. We sat in the grass and could hear great. We got there early (doors opened at 6 for an 8pm show) and got some space near the front of the grass. There was a big screen so we could see the band. Otherwise, it was pretty difficult... More 

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Thank cplewis4
Reading, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been to the Mann Center before and I really wasn't quite sure about any of the details regarding the venue. So I had to look up directions and everything, but the venue itself was awesome and perfect for the concert we saw. We arrived early, so parking was not an issue, and people directing traffic helped things... More 

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Thank Justin R
Plainsboro, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Very bad organization for events. Traffic gridlock inside. Very slow and tasteless food services. Be prepared to wait for an hour.

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