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FORMER VICE PRESIDENT AND UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PROFESSOR JOE BIDEN BRINGS HIS AMERICAN PROMISE TOUR TO THE KIMMEL CENTER CAMPUS, NOVEMBER 15, 2017

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Monica Robinson

215-790-5847

MRobinson@kimmelcenter.org

 

FORMER VICE PRESIDENT AND UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PROFESSOR JOE BIDEN BRINGS HIS AMERICAN PROMISE TOUR TO THE KIMMEL CENTER CAMPUS, NOVEMBER 15, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, September 25, 2017) –– The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is honored to welcome Former Vice President Joe Biden as he embarks on a multi-city tour for his new book Promise Me, Dad: A Year of HopeJoe Biden: American Promise Tour will play the Academy of Music on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  Each ticket includes a copy of Biden’s forthcoming memoir and all Price Level One VIP tickets will include a meet and greet and photo opportunity.

 

“Programming on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus continues to expand into groundbreaking territories, with some of the nation’s most powerful leaders,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.  “Former Vice President Joe Biden brings stories from his notable career, yet also family memories along with his unique methodology that many have found so comforting during trying times in our country.”

Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1942, Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr., served as the 47th Vice President of the United States, alongside President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017.  Beginning his career as an attorney and becoming a member of the Senate in 1972, Biden became the sixth-youngest senator in U.S. history.  His political career has spanned over 40 years.  Now, Biden will take on a new title, Professor. He will lead the Penn Biden Center for diplomacy, foreign policy, and national security as the Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice professor at the University of Pennsylvania.  His new memoir, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, available November 14, focuses on Biden’s life, including his time in office and the recent loss of his son, Beau Biden.

 

Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: Adam Savage and Michael Stevens: Brain Candy Live! (November 19, 2017, Academy of Music), Hillary Clinton Live (November 30, 2017, Academy of Music), John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous (December 1, 2017, Academy of Music), and An Evening with Brian Reed(December 17, 2017, Merriam Theater).

 

JOE BIDEN: AMERICAN PROMISE TOUR

Academy of Music

November 15, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

 

Tickets

Tickets are now on sale and start at $45.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at www.kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling 215-790-5883. See www.kimmelcenter.org for more information.

 

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2017-2018 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.

 

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