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Kimmel Center Elects David P. Holveck to Succeed Paul A. Tufano as Chairman
JULY 21, 2014

NEIL YOUNG to Perform Two Exclusive Philadelphia Performances, Oct. 8-9
JULY 16, 2014

An Evening with JACKSON BROWNE and His Band at the Academy of Music, Oct. 10
JULY 15, 2014

Comedian NICK SWARDSON Announces "TASTE IT" Tour with Philly Stop at Merriam Theater, October 7
JULY 14, 2014

Multi-Grammy® Winning JASON MRAZ Brings “YES!” Tour to Philadelphia, October 12
JULY 14, 2014

CO-CONSPIRATORS STEPHEN KING, JOHN MELLENCAMP, AND T BONE BURNETT PRESENT: GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY
JUNE 23, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Ticket Policy - Performances Begin July 29 at Forrest Theatre
JUNE 23, 2014

Rock Icons THE MOODY BLUES Return with “THE VOYAGE CONTINUES: TIMELESS FLIGHT” U.S. Summer Tour Stop in Philadelphia, Aug. 11
JUNE 10, 2014

New Artist Beverly Added to Solstice in the City Line-Up!
JUNE 5, 2014

Alton Brown Live! The Inevitable Tour Makes Philadelphia Stop at Kimmel Center, Nov. 8
JUNE 2, 2014

Roger Daltrey and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Support Teen Cancer America & The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Exclusive Philadelphia Concert
JUNE 2, 2014

Kimmel Center Celebrates Solstice in the City Featuring Real Estate, San Fermin, Finale by La Compagnie du Transe Express, June 21
JUNE 2, 2014

KING CRIMSON Makes Their Triumphant Return to the Stage in Philadelphia, Sept. 12-13
JUNE 2, 2014

NPR Humorist David Sedaris Shares Evening of Readings at Merriam Theater, October 14
MAY 30, 2014

“Rolling Stones of Salsa” El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Make Kimmel Center Debut in Verizon Hall, June 13
MAY 16, 2014

Family Friendly FREE AT THE KIMMEL Offerings Bring PNC Grow UP Great Artist Louie Miranda (May 31) and Peter and the Wolf Puppet Performance, as part of FREE Organ Day (June 7)
MAY 15, 2014

Kimmel Center Presents Fourth Annual FREE Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day, June 7
MAY 9, 2014

Direct from Broadway! The Original Beatles Experience- RAIN Opens June 11-15 for Limited Engagement at Academy of Music
MAY 7, 2014

The Wizard Of Oz To Play Philadelphia at Academy of Music, June 3-8
APRIL 30, 2014

Kimmel Center’s Show Stoppers Initiative Brings Broadway Favorites to Perelman Theater, May 13
APRIL 30, 2014

Kids in the Hall ‘Rusty and Ready’ Tour Arriving in Philadelphia June 8
APRIL 28, 2014

Kimmel Center Diversifies Campus Offerings with New Culinary, Visual, and Performance Art Taking Center Stage
APRIL 16, 2014

Kimmel Center Showcases Provocative Sculpture Series
APRIL 16, 2014

New York Jazz Leader Jon Batiste and Stay Human at Kimmel Center, April 25
APRIL 16, 2014

Jeff Bradshaw Making History with Star Studded Lineup at the Kimmel Center, May 28
APRIL 11, 2014

Grammy-Award Winning Rock Legend Boz Scaggs Brings The Memphis Tour to Philadelphia, May 10
APRIL 11, 2014

National Tour Of Tim Rice’s and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita Is Coming to Philadelphia for a Limited Engagement June 17 – 22
APRIL 10, 2014

Phantom Must Say Pharewell To Philadelphia! Last Chance for Phans to Purchase Tickets to Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera at The Academy of Music Through April 12 Only!
APRIL 4, 2014

Tony Award Nominee Brad Oscar to join the spectacular new production of The Phantom of the Opera Beginning April 7 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia
MARCH 31, 2014

Kimmel Center Celebrates Philadelphia Jazz Appreciation Month with #PhillyLovesJazz FREE and Ticketed Jazz Events in April
MARCH 28, 2014

Jerry Blavat Celebrates 30th Show at the Kimmel Center with The Ultimate Doo Wop Reunion in Verizon Hall, April 19
MARCH 28, 2014

PHILADANCO Leaps Into Spring with Blood, Sweat and Dance, Company Premiere of Ulysses Dove’s Bad Blood, April 17-19
MARCH 27, 2014

World Music Jazz Chanteuse Buika Returns to Philadelphia to Perform New Works From La Noche Más Larga Album, April 10
MARCH 25, 2014

BILL MAHER Stand-Up Tour Coming to Philadelphia, June 28
MARCH 24, 2014

Obie-Award Winner Deb Margolin's "8 Stops" World Premiere at the Kimmel Center, April 24-27
MARCH 21, 2014

Obie-Award Winning Playwright Ethan Lipton's "No Place to Go," April 11-12 at the Kimmel Center
MARCH 21, 2014

Renowned English Organist David Briggs at Verizon Hall, April 10
MARCH 21, 2014

Winner! Tony Award Winning BOOK OF MORMON Performances Begin July 29 at the Forrest Theatre
MARCH 6, 2014

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization Present 2014-2015 Broadway Philadelphia Season
MARCH 6, 2014

Newsies Disney’s Tony Award®-Winning “Critics’ Pick” To Hold Auditions for Male Dancers in Philadelphia on Friday, March 14 for Broadway and North American Tour
FEBRUARY 26, 2014

Cast Announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera in a Spectacular New Production by Cameron Mackintosh
FEBRUARY 25, 2014

Curtis Opera Theatre Performs Poulenc’s Thrilling Dialogues of the Carmelites in Three Sold-Out Performances March 5, 7, and 9
FEBRUARY 20, 2014

TORI AMOS Brings World Tour to Philadelphia, Aug. 10
FEBRUARY 19, 2014

For the first time in Philadelphia, Cirque Éloize’s newest show will be presented at Merriam Theater starting March 11 – 16
FEBRUARY 18, 2014

Iconic Newport Jazz Festival Now 60 Brings Classic Jazz Standards and Global Jazz Performance in Philly with Stellar Line-Up, March 9
FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Indie Rock Band of Horses Makes Philadelphia Stop in Support of New Album Release Acoustic at the Ryman Tour, March 1
FEBRUARY 6, 2014

Second Philadelphia Date Added To Mike Birbiglia Thank God For Jokes Tour Stop at Merriam Theater, April 3
FEBRUARY 6, 2014

Gala Flamenca Brings Greatest Stars of Flamenco to Philadelphia for Merriam Theater Debut, March 2
JANUARY 31, 2014

NEW FREE Monthly Organ Tour Demonstration
JANUARY 31, 2014

John Legend Announces 2014 North American Tour with Philadelphia Stop at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall, May 20
JANUARY 28, 2014

Béla Fleck with Brooklyn Rider Perform Works from New Album Release The Imposter in Merriam Theater, Feb. 1
JANUARY 16, 2014

Radio Icon Jerry Blavat Celebrates Great Voices of 60s in Verizon Hall on the Kimmel Center’s Campus, Jan. 25
JANUARY 7, 2014

MAMMA MIA! The Smash Hit Musical Returns to Philadelphia, Feb. 25 to March 2
DECEMBER 27, 2013

Dinosaur Train Live: Buddy's Big Adventure Based on the Hit PBS KIDS Show Arrives in Philadelphia, Jan. 18
DECEMBER 23, 2013

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess The Broadway Musical National Tour Makes Philadelphia Premiere, Feb. 18-23
DECEMBER 19, 2013

Kurt Rosenwinkel New Quartet Debut at Kimmel Center with Special Guest The Mike Boone Quartet, Jan. 16
DECEMBER 19, 2013

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia Comin' Home Debut at the Kimmel Center w. Bill Cosby Emcee and All Star Line-Up, January 7
DECEMBER 17, 2013

Kimmel Center’s SEI Innovation Studio Brings Creative Process Closer to Philadelphia Audiences with New Dael Orlandersmith Theatre Residency
DECEMBER 10, 2013

Bohemians, Rejoice! WE WILL ROCK YOU The Musical By Queen and Ben Elton Coming to Philadelphia, Jan. 14-19
DECEMBER 9, 2013

Tickets Now On Sale for Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera Spectacular New Production by Cameron MacKintosh, March 19-April 13
NOVEMBER 27, 2013

A Soulful Christmas Shout for Joy! Choral Celebration featuring Melba Moore in Verizon Hall, Dec. 17
NOVEMBER 27, 2013

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 2013-14 Winter Holiday Highlights
NOVEMBER 25, 2013

PHILADANCO Celebrates Choreographer Christopher L. Huggins with Tribute Performance, Dec. 6-8
NOVEMBER 19, 2013

Casting Announced For Tony, Grammy And Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS in Philadelphia, Dec. 11-Jan. 5
NOVEMBER 19, 2013

Kimmel Center NEW Show Stoppers Musical Theater Program Culminates with Winter Revue, Dec. 13
NOVEMBER 18, 2013

Kimmel Center Partners with SEI to Unveil SEI Innovation Studio
NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Newsies Will Launch North American Tour in October 2014 With Official Opening in Philadelphia!
NOVEMBER 13, 2013

Second Show Added of Brian Regan at the Merriam Theater, Jan. 11 at 9:30 p.m.
NOVEMBER 11, 2013

NETworks presents DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in Philadelphia For Holiday Engagement, Nov. 26 – Dec. 1
NOVEMBER 1, 2013

Jazz at the Kimmel Center –A Season Long Celebration of Free and Ticketed Events
NOVEMBER 1, 2013

Tickets Now On Sale for Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS Arriving in Philadelphia, Dec. 11 to Jan. 5
OCTOBER 25, 2013

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Complete Casting Announcement for National Tour Arriving in Philadelphia, Feb. 18-23
OCTOBER 24, 2013

National Tour of "I Love Lucy" Live On Stage Makes its Philadelphia Premiere at The Merriam Theater For Holiday Engagement Dec. 26 - 29
OCTOBER 24, 2013

FLASHDANCE The Musical U.S. National Tour Makes Philadelphia Premiere at The Academy of Music, Nov. 19 - 24
OCTOBER 22, 2013

Cast Revealed for Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA New North American Tour in Philadelphia, March 19 - April 13
OCTOBER 10, 2013

New Dates Added to LISA LAMPANELLI One-Woman Show Skinny Bitch: NOT A Stand-Up Comedy Show, October 10-13, 25-27
OCTOBER 8, 2013

From The Streets of Paris to Philadelphia, Madeleine Peyroux Performs Works From New Album The Blue Room at the Merriam Theater, Oct. 25
OCTOBER 7, 2013

Internationally Acclaimed The Idan Raichel Project Debuts at the Merriam Theater with New Work Quarter to Six, October 24
OCTOBER 4, 2013

New BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA Season Launches with Philadelphia Premiere of ONCE, Oct. 29-Nov. 10
OCTOBER 1, 2013

Argentine Dance Troupe Tango Fire Performs Newly Choreographed Flames of Desire in Philadelphia, Oct. 20
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile Performs Classical Folk Pop Mix of New Works in Perelman Theater, Oct. 23
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

Comedian BRIAN REGAN Performs Stand-Up in Philadelphia, January 11
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

FREE AT THE KIMMEL Offerings Continue This Fall with Sittin’ In, PNC Grow Up Great, and The Business of Making Music, Oct to Nov.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 2013-14 Fall Season Opening Highlights
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

Everybody Get Up Tour with Fred Hammond and The United Tenors in Philadelphia, Sept. 29
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013

Monthly FREE Sittin' In Jam Session Continues with Hosts Julie Dexter (Aug. 14) and Jonathan Batiste (Sept. 11)
AUGUST 12, 2013

Select Kimmel Center Fall Shows on Sale: Tango Fire, Idan Raichel, Fred Hammond and Madeleine Peyroux
AUGUST 9, 2013

Citizen Cope Brings Intimate Solo Acoustic Performance to Philadelphia, Oct. 18
AUGUST 8, 2013

Elvis Costello Embarks on SOLO U.S. Tour with Philadelphia Stop, Nov. 10
AUGUST 8, 2013

Highly Acclaimed ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB® Returns to Perform in Philadelphia at the Merriam Theater, Oct. 9
JULY 31, 2013

FIONA APPLE and BLAKE MILLS Anything We Want North American Tour Makes Philadelphia Stop, Oct. 19
JULY 30, 2013

Kimmel Center Hosts Comic LISA LAMPANELLI in One-Woman Show Skinny Bitch: NOT A Stand-Up Comedy Show, October 10-13
JULY 25, 2013

Hungarian State Folk Ensemble Performs Hungarian Rhapsody Program as Part of Kimmel Center Debut, Nov. 3
JULY 25, 2013

Comedy Central’s ANTHONY JESELNIK Arrives in Philadelphia for Stand-up Comedy Show at the Merriam Theater, Sept. 14
JULY 16, 2013

Acclaimed NYC Director Stafford Arima Leads Broadway Dreams Summer Intensive at the Kimmel Center, Aug. 5-10
JULY 15, 2013

Food Network Star Ina Garten Shares Secrets from Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust in Verizon Hall, Nov. 12
MAY 29, 2013

Kimmel Center Presents Third Annual FREE Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day, June 8
MAY 28, 2013

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, a Laugh-Out-Loud Musical Comes to Philadelphia Perelman Theater, June 19-22
MAY 22, 2013

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Celebrates Twenty Five Years of JLCO with Philadelphia Performance June 15
MAY 22, 2013

Bobby McFerrin Performs in Philadelphia in Support of New Album Release spirityouall, Nov. 10
MAY 22, 2013