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BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA PRESENTS "RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES," 2016 National Tour Brings New Songs and High-Definition Imagery to the Merriam Theater, February 11-14, 2016

JANUARY 12, 2016

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RAIN returns Feb 11-14!

Press contact:

Amanda Conte

(215) 790-5847

aconte@kimmelcenter.org

                                                                                                                                             

Broadway Philadelphia Presents

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

2016 National Tour Brings New Songs and

High-Definition Imagery to the Merriam Theater

February 11-14, 2016

“The next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (The Denver Post)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, January 12, 2016) –– Experience an all new show when the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, returns to Philadelphia at the Merriam Theater February 11 – 14, 2016, as part of Broadway Philadelphia. The new show features updated sets that include brand new LED, High-Definition screens, new multimedia content, and added songs as part of the 2016 Tour.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the return of RAIN to the Kimmel Center,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center. “From the group’s perfectly nuanced performance of timeless hits to the multi-media components, the whole experience transports audiences back in time for a fun evening of memorable classics.”

As “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (Associated Press), RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture, and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that’s as infectious as it is transporting. For more information visit www.raintribute.com.

 

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

Merriam Theater

Dates and Times:

February 11, 2016, 8:00 pm

February 12, 2016, 8:00 pm

February 13, 2016, 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm

February 14, 2016, 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Tickets

Tickets are on sale to the public now and start at $30.  Tickets can be purchased by calling (215) 893-1999, visiting www.kimmelcenter.org, 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.

 

THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION has been in the forefront of the American theatre since the start of the 20th century. The company has produced and co-produced hundreds of Broadway plays and musicals.  Under the leadership of Philip J. Smith, Chairman, and Robert E. Wankel, President, the Shubert Organization owns and operates 17 historic Broadway theatres, six off-Broadway venues, and the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia. Notable Shubert productions and co-productions include Cats, Sunday in the Park with George, The Heidi Chronicles, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Amadeus, Children of a Lesser God, The Grapes of Wrath, Ain’t Misbehavin’, and Spamalot. In recent seasons, Shubert co-producing credits have included God of Carnage, Lucky Guy, Once, Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, This Is Our Youth, A Delicate Balance, The Elephant Man, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Audience, Skylight and Wolf Hall. Since 1983, Shubert Ticketing and Telecharge have provided superior ticketing and marketing services to the entertainment industry.

 

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