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"Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live" returns with brand new show "King For A Day!" on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, January 5 & 6, 2018

Posted on November 27, 2017

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JANUARY 5 & 6, 2018


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, November 27, 2017) - The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-new show coming to the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE, based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country. Now, in its third year of touring, your favorite characters are hopping back on board Trolley and coming to Philadelphia with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: King For A Day! at the Merriam Theater, Friday, January 5, 2018 and Saturday, January 6, 2018.


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood warms the hearts of so many, bringing joy and laughter to audiences of all ages,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “At the Kimmel Center, arts education is one of our core initiatives; we strive to present programming that is both entertaining and educational, especially for young children as they experience performing arts for the very first time.”


Daniel and all of his friends invite you for a brand new adventure in Neighborhood of Make-Believe where Daniel learns just what it takes to be King. The beloved characters come alive on stage to captivate you with new songs to sing along to, magical moments, and SURPRISE guests along the way! It’s an event filled with tigertastic fun, teaching the valuable lessons of kindness, helping others, and being a friend. Don’t miss Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: King For A Day! A royally great time!


Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: The Johnny Shortcake Show (January 27-28, 2018, SEI Innovation Studio); Mr. Popper’s Penguins (February 10, 2018, Merriam Theater); Wild Kratts (April 22, 2018, Merriam Theater); The Sound of Music (April 24-29, 2018, Merriam Theater); and Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure (May 4-6, 2018, Merriam Theater).



Merriam Theater

January 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

January 6, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

January 6, 2018, 2:00 p.m.



Tickets are on sale now and start at $29.50. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at, 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 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


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