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Comedic Genius Jerry Seinfeld Returns To The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus For Two Performances To Make You Roar With Laughter! April 7, 2018

Posted on February 21, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, February 22, 2018) –– America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the Academy of Music on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.  Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Seinfeld now sets his sights on performing both nationally and internationally in 2018. 


“Jerry Seinfeld is one of the greatest comedians of all time, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to perform on the Academy of Music stage,” said Anne Ewers, President and CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “His quirky personality, combined with his wit and charm, provide a can’t miss   evening for all.”


Entertainment icon Jerry Seinfeld's comedic career took off after his first appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1981. Eight years later, he teamed up with fellow comedian Larry David to create what was to become the most successful comedy series in the history of television, Seinfeld.   The show ran on NBC for nine seasons, winning numerous Emmy, Golden Globe, and People's Choice awards. It was named the greatest television show of all time in 2009 by TV Guide, and in 2012 was identified as the best sitcom ever in a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll. 


Seinfeld has also starred in, written, and produced movies; Comedian and Bee Movie; and directed the off-Broadway production of Colin Quinn: The New York Story.


Seinfeld’s latest project is the Emmy nominated and critically-acclaimed web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which has garnered over 100 million views. The New York Times describes it as “impressively complex and artful,” and Variety calls it “a game changer.”

Most recently, Seinfeld has been performing at the Beacon Theatre as part of a year-long residency entitled, Jerry Seinfeld: The Homestand. He recently made his Netflix debut with the original stand-up special Jerry Before Seinfeld.  He has even writtena best-selling book Seinlanguage and a children's book Halloween

Seinfeld resides in New York City with his wife and three children. 

Other featured upcoming performances at the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus include: Something Rotten! (Feb 27-March 4, 2018, Academy of Music), Deepak Chopra (March 15, 2018, Merriam Theater), Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles (March 23-25, 2018, Academy of Music), Capitol Steps: Orange is the New Barack (April 6-7, 2018, Perelman Theater), and An Evening with Jay Leno (May 19, 2018, Academy of Music).



Academy of Music

April 7, 2018, 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.



Tickets are on sale now and start at $70.00. 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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