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Academy of Music

232 S Broad St # 46, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3816
+1 215-893-1999
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Home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Philly Pops.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“opera house” (19 reviews)
“family circle” (6 reviews)
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232 S Broad St # 46, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3816
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+1 215-893-1999
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"opera house"
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"family circle"
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"crystal chandelier"
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"beautiful theatre"
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"red velvet"
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"box seats"
in 5 reviews
"kimmel center"
in 12 reviews
"great place to see a show"
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"balcony seats"
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"great acoustics"
in 6 reviews
"last row"
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"sight lines"
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"broad street"
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"ballet"
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"stage"
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"production"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Academy is the most intimate and gorgeous venue south of New York City, the acoustics are amazing compared to The Beacon in New York City its a great way to start a date, or to continue your romance, afterwords check out the local dining...More

Thank chuckees1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a long production, but well worth the experience. The musicality, the staging, the sets, the lighting, and the orchestra were first class, refined and beautiful. The cast earned a standing ovation from the audience and numerous shouts of "Bravo!" The academy saw its...More

Thank ricky2246
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

The wife and I don't frequent Philly often deferring to NYC most times, but we had an opportunity to see Jerry Seinfeld and decided to give it a go.There is plenty of parking (paid of course) as well as numerous restaurants in the area. The...More

Thank Jerry R
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Many years ago, when I was in my 20's, I saw a concert at the Academy of Music. At that stage in my life, life was just one big party. It was all about having fun. I didn't take an interest in the Arts, the...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

What a gem of a building the Academy of Music is. With the horseshoe shaped 1st 2nd, 3rd, balconies and the orchestra level with its same shaped seating area surrounding the traditional floor level, know as parquet seating, there does not appear to be a...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to obtain last minute tickets to "Something Rotten" to surprise my Temple student daughter! Not only was the musical outstanding!, but our "obstructed view" extremely reasonable seats were very good! A beautiful theatre where I think all seats must be good!...More

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

For the first time we got a yearly subscription and have enjoyed all the plays that we have been too. There are people working everywhere to make sure you know where to go, they are all so friendly and helpful. We have only been as...More

Thank raindrops554
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We Philadelphians have Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Art Museum, the Barnes Foundation art collection and the Academy of Music. Built in a traditional semi-circle format like any decent opera house, this is the place where I grew up to hear and see great...More

Thank fisherdoc
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We saw this show at the academy of music. This is not the first time that we have been to a show in this venue. It’s a beautiful venue and it’s near lots of wonderful restaurants.

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

The AOM is a large theatre, with a seating capacity considerably in excess of 2000. Elegant carvings and gilded wood sculptures add distinctive character to the auditorium, as do the ceiling murals of mythical personages and creatures. This treasured, historical building provides a graceful setting...More

Thank borrum
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December 15, 2017|
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Response from Suzanne L | Reviewed this property |
Most shows/theatres will open the front of house an hour before the performance that means the doors to the lobby. The doors to the auditorium open about 1/2 hour before the scheduled performance unless there are technical... More
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Karen307
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Suzanne L | Reviewed this property |
Yes...check the Kimmel Center's Website They have different events at all three venues. It looks like Operas are planned for September. More musicals like Kinky Boots start in October. Good luck, I hope you find... More
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Jackie R
December 30, 2016|
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Response from Sarai P | Reviewed this property |
Hello JakieR, It definitely will be a problem to find any parking if not in a garage. Besides the Kimmel Center garage there are a few others in the area, I don't know if you've checked those as well; however if you cannot... More
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