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The New York Times Best Selling Author And Pioneer In Alternative Medicine Deepak Chopra Comes To The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus March 15, 2018

Posted on January 16, 2018

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Monica Robinson                                                                       




MARCH 15, 2018


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, January 17, 2018) – The New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, Deepak Chopra,comes to the Kimmel Center’s Merriam Theater on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 8 p.m.  Chopra will be sharing insights from his latest work, The Healing Self, and exploring some of today’s most important questions about science, human development, consciousness, transformation, and healing.  An expert across various fields, Time Magazine recognized Deepak Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century and the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.”  


“We welcome our audiences to explore some of today’s most intriguing questions with the man whose name has become synonymous with alternative medicine and spiritual exploration,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.  “Deepak Chopra is undoubtedly one of the most influential individuals of our time, backed by an impressive list of medical and scholarly achievements.”


Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP, is the founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing.  He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.


Chopra is the author of more than 85 books, 25 of which are The New York Times bestsellers including You are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why it Matters; Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well Being; War of the Worldviews; and What Are You Hungry For: The Chopra Solution to Permanent Weight Loss, Well-Being and Lightness of the Soul.  A global force in the field of human empowerment, Chopra’s books have been published in more than 43 languages.  His publications have received a staggering amount of awards including the Religion and Spirituality Quill Award, the Grand Prize in the 2005 Nautilus Awards, and a mention on Wall Street Journal’s “top five best business books to read for your career.”


Chopra’s popularity as an international presenter and keynote speaker is exemplified in an impressive list of honorariums.  The World Post and The Huffington Post global Internet survey ranked him the #17 influential thinker in the world and #1 in Medicine.  He has been the recipient of an impressive number of awards for his keynote speaking including the 2010 GOI Peace Award, 2009 Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, 2006 Trailblazer Award by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and 2002 Humanitarian Award through Albert Einstein College of Medicine in collaboration with the American Journal of Psychotherapy. 


Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: Laurin Talese: Nancy Wilson: The Song Stylist (February 10, 2018, Perelman Theater), From Classic to Jazz with Branford Marsalis (February 16, 2018, Verizon Hall), Sing Hallelujah (March 21, 2018, Verizon Hall), Celtic Woman: Homecoming Tour (March 22, 2018, Academy of Music) and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Chick Corea (April 8, 2018, Academy of Music).



Merriam Theater

March 15, 2018, 8 p.m.



Tickets are on sale now and start at $39.00. 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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