Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Kimmel Family Discovery Series

Create your own family adventure and save with the Kimmel Family Discovery Series. Choose four or more shows from our exciting family offerings across Broadway Philadelphia and Kimmel Center Presents.

Just select a minimum of 4 performances and enjoy!

Subscribing is Easy!

  1. Click on the ticketing link below.
  2. Select the performances and number of seats you would like to order.
  3. Make sure your order has a minimum of four productions.
  4. Log in to your account (or register for a new one).
  5. Enter your payment information to complete your order.

Subscription Shows:

Matilda The Musical
Nov 17 - 29, 2015 • Academy of Music
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards®, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London's West End. The Wall Street Journal says, "The makers of Matilda have done the impossible—triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun."

Nov 28, 2015 • Verizon Hall
This enchanting concert features beloved songs from some of the most famous movie scores ever—Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, The Lion King, and more. Featuring The Philly Pops and four Broadway vocalists, Walt Disney’s stories and characters come to thrilling life onstage through memorable melodies and stunning Disney-produced visuals!

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Dec 17 - 20, 2015 • Merriam Theater
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Join us in celebrating Rudolph’s 50 years on television and come see all of your favorite characters as they come to life in the all new RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Dec 29, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016 • Merriam Theater
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. The magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including Go Go Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door. Book your tickets and be part of the magic!

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!
Jan 15 - 16, 2016 • Merriam Theater
The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! e.

NETworks presents
Disney’s Beauty and The Beast

Feb 16 - 21, 2016 • Academy of Music
Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress.  If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Feb 21, 2016 • Merriam Theater
After much demand, that little caterpillar is returning, along with an assortment of favorite puppet characters. The triple-bill includes the wonderful story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly, the fanciful account of Little Cloud’s travels through the sky, and the Mixed-Up Chameleon’s discovery of his own unique nature.

Wild Kratts
Mar 4 - 5, 2016 • Merriam Theater
It’s “To the Creature Rescue!” as the Kratt Brothers activate their Creature Power Suits. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal “wow facts,” the Wild Kratts rescue their favorite invention from Zach’s clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again.

The Sound of Music
Mar 15 – 20, 2016 • Academy of Music
The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winning Director Jack O’Brien, is coming to the Academy of Music. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.

La Verita
May 13 - 14, 2016 • Merriam Theater
Written and directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca—the creative genius behind Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo and the closing ceremony of the Sochi Olympics—La Verità (The Truth) is a theatrical homage to surrealist artist Salvador Dali’s life and work. Audiences will marvel at the cast of 13 acrobats who play instruments, sing, juggle, contort, clown, and dance in this vibrant circus explosion of color, beauty, and offbeat humor.

All season ticket orders are subject to a $23 processing fee. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Additional fees will apply to add-on tickets. Your credit card statement is your order confirmation. Charges will appear as TICKET PHILADELPHIA. Exchange restrictions apply. Subscribers to the Family Discovery Series may exchange their tickets into another performance of the same production. Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies with the Philly Pops and the Very Hungry Caterpillar are not exchangeable. A $5 per ticket fee will be charged on all exchanges.