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FEBRUARY 10, 2016

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Tell us your secret 3/18-19 & come see #PostSecret, the live show based on stories of the blog and book phenomenon. Get tix now!

Press Contact:

Amanda Conte

(215) 790-7847

aconte@kimmelcenter.org

 

LIVE THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE OF "POSTSECRET: THE SHOW"

BRINGS SECRETS TO LIFE ON STAGE AT PERELMAN THEATER

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BASED ON THE SUCCESSFUL BLOG AND BOOKS,

AUDIENCE MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT

THEIR OWN SECRETS DURING SHOW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, February 10, 2016) — The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts presents the live performance iteration of the hit blog and book, PostSecret: The Show, at the Perelman Theater on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19. The performance, led by artist, curator and internet phenomenon Frank Warren, together with a team of theater professionals, will bravely bring to life the unheard of voices of PostSecret, one of the most popular online blogs in the world. PostSecret: The Show is a unique reminder to audiences that no matter what they may be facing, they are not alone. Audience members will be invited to anonymously share their own secrets in a PostSecret mailbox in the lobby.

“The fascinating thing about PostSecret’s crowd-sourced narrative is the innocence and raw emotion that is revealed when extracting personal information anonymously from people,” said Anne Ewers, President & CEO of the immel Center for the Performing Arts. “The stories depicted in this show are relatable in some way to each person in the audience, creating a personal experience for everyone involved.”

PostSecret: The Show, inspired from the PostSecret blog, five best-selling books, and an art exhibition in the Smithsonian, is a visual, auditory and emotional journey through the beauty and complication of our deepest fears, ambitions, and confessions. Led by three actors with the assistance of projected images and video, the audience will be guided through a crowd-sourced narrative from the never-before-seen sexual, sad, funny and controversial posts found on PostSecret.

 

POSTSECRET: THE SHOW

Perelman Theater

Dates and times:

Friday, March 18 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19 2:00 p.m.* and 8:00 p.m.

*Please Note: The March, 19 2:00 p.m. Performance will be ASL sign language interpreted.

Tickets

Tickets are available now and start at $30. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at 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.

 

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 University of the Arts’ Merriam Theater. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of The Kimmel Center’s 2015-2016 Season.  American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.

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