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Open House

Saturday
Sep 10, 2016
10:00 AM
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Overview

The Kimmel Center Campus kicks of the season with a splash, with free performances, dance lessons, behind-the-scenes tours, a panel discussion featuring some of Philadelphia’s top arts journalists, and more! Tickets go on sale for more than 100 shows, available for purchase in-person with no ticket handling fees!

SCHEDULE OF FREE EVENTS

10AM – 2PM

  • No ticket fees at the box office*
  • Get $5 off each ticket you buy when you use your TD Bank Visa® Debit or Credit Card*
  • Enter to win a Paris getaway for two courtesy of American Airlines!
10:00AM
  • Moona Luna
    Latin music for kids
    KIMMEL CENTER COMMONWEALTH PLAZA STAGE
  • Cultural Journalism Crystal Ball: A Look Ahead with Philly’s Top Arts Leaders and Journalists
    KIMMEL CENTER PERELMAN THEATER
11:00AM
  • PNC Grow Up Great
    Family fun with musical theater
    KIMMEL CENTER COMMONWEALTH PLAZA STAGE
11:30AM
  • Country Line Dance Lessons with Linda Hayden
    Dance Class
    KIMMEL CENTER PERELMAN THEATER

  • Behind the Curtain: Broadway Up Close with Frances Egler
    An intimate chat with Kimmel Center’s Director of Broadway & Co-presentations, Frances Egler
    MERRIAM THEATER
12:00PM
  • Performance by PHILADANCO! D/2 Apprentice Company
    KIMMEL CENTER COMMONWEALTH PLAZA STAGE
12:30PM
  • Performance by musicians from The Philly Pops
    KIMMEL CENTER COMMONWEALTH PLAZA STAGE

  • How to Be a Friend in the Theater with Comedian Jennifer Blaine
    Tips on performance etiquette for young theater goers
    MERRIAM THEATER
1:00PM
  • Performance by Pennsylvania Ballet II
    KIMMEL CENTER COMMONWEALTH PLAZA STAGE

  • Flamenco Dance Lessons With Elba Hevia y Vaca
    Dance Class
    KIMMEL CENTER PERELMAN THEATER
1:30PM
  • Bearded Ladies Sing Broadway
    KIMMEL CENTER COMMONWEALTH PLAZA STAGE

OTHER EVENTS

  • Academy of Music Chandelier Show: Every hour on the hour
  • Kimmel Center Verizon Hall Organ Demonstrations: Every hour on the hour 
    Featuring the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ, Organist: Rudy Lucente
  • Take a Selfie on the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and Merriam Theater Stages! 10AM - 2PM
  • Kimmel Center Behind-the-Scenes Tours: 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 12:00PM, & 12:30PM Meet at the Information Desk

 

* No Box Office handling fees. In-person Box Office purchases only. Available on select shows only. Restrictions apply.

* TD Bank ticket discount can be used at the Kimmel Center box office on September 10, 2016. Cannot be redeemed online.

Please note: The entire day of activities is being filmed and photographed. By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction.

Commonwealth Plaza

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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