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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
+1 215-790-5800
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260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Philadelphia Orchestra plays in the Verizon Center inside this building. My daughter and I had seats on Saturday, February 17th in the center of the main floor to hear guest Joshua Bell on violin. The main floor is slanted so nobody's head blocks your...More

Thank drmkjones
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed Jerry Blavat's Disco, Soul and Doo Wop performance here. Such a wonderful venue - spacious and acoustically wonderful. I would highly recommend this beautiful showcase as a place to enjoy any show. Seating was excellent, with easy access and pleasant, helpful ushers to...More

Thank Katrina B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So happy to listen to the Philadelphia Orchestra perform under Maestro Yannick. We were very impressed with the wonderful music-making and the rapport between Orchestra and Conductor. The program was ideal: Peter Maxwell Davies' An Orkney Wedding, Bruch's Scottish Fantasy and the Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony....More

Thank DALee8
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Kimmel Center to see Les Mis. The staff was friendly and helpful. We got parking with our ticket which was a 2 block walk to the theater. The show was fantastic but the view was so bad that everyone in the entire...More

Thank GoHaveAnAdventure
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended the Philadelphia Orchestra in December and the show and performance were excellent. No Parking as parking at the site is limited, so we ended up Ubering instead of trying to find local parking. Aside from Parking limitations excellent venue.

Thank ron b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Kimmel is a venue with gorgeous sight lines and acoustics. It is located in the Arts section and there are lovely eateries in quick walking distance.

Thank LRT66
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy watching a performance here! The ushers are outstanding and the location is perfect for after-show drinks! It's always clean too!

Thank ErikaDuenas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Philadelphia Orchestra led by Yannick is quite possibly the best in the US, and in the top10 of the world. They are to be experienced.

Thank vmckinnie
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

On a whim last year we decided to go over and see if we could get tickets to a concert. I never knew they had "community" tickets for sale! What a great idea to get people to see a great orchestra and hear fantastic music....More

Thank ss820
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We attended the NY Eve orchestra performance at the Kimmel. Everything was perfect from arrival to departure. Great acoustics, helpful personnel.

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mponente
2 November 2017|
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Response from pookala | Reviewed this property |
You're going to want to call the box office directly to get an answer to that question. Every subscription series differs... The Kimmel Center Box Office is open daily from 10am - 6pm. The Call Center is open daily from 9am... More
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apeksha
6 April 2017|
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Response from Randy G | Reviewed this property |
To be honest...with a show like WICKED, you would want a full view of the stage. Not sure what areas of the stage you won't be able to see. Go online, view seating chart to see which areas are blocked. Good luck... More
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Dreyfus01
25 December 2016|
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Response from lanxtonwashington | Reviewed this property |
The Kimmel Center Campus is an all inclusive venue that offers numerous cultural activities. Tickets can be purchased at many sites, but I suggest getting them directly from the Center. It is quite easy. Go on-line and see... More
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