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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Kimmel Center is actually two venues: Verizon Hall, the home of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Perelman Theater, a smaller venue. The Plaza area is spectacular with its curved glass ceiling and appealing architecture. Give yourself a treat and take in an orchestra concert...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Drumtale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another fantastic evening with the PSO and Bramwell Tovey for the Wonderful Sounds of Christmas....it is a great traditipn for us now and it is fantastic year after year!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rpbasarab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just love this place. Inside the main hall is beautiful. Good visibility from most seating and staff is very helpful. Orchestra as usual was wonderful and the main drummer was spectacular. Left the show with a lot of Christmas spirit. Prices for this show were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stewartc787
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I have attended a few classical music concerts here and have had the pleasure of seeing two silent films with accompaniment by the massive pipe organ in Verizon Hall. All of these experiences were heavenly. One must attend a concert at The Kimmel Center, especially...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank janhope22
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Have been here for many events, there is parking available under the structure but be advised it can be expensive. But for convince the price may not matter.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steffromphilly
Reviewed 9 December 2018

The Kimmel Center is comprised of Verizon Hall, the large concert hall, and The Perelman theater, the smaller recital or chamber music venue. This place is alive with all kinds of music. When I attend a concert by The Philadelphia Orchestra, I prefer the 3rd...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan K
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Nice venue, walked up 2 flights of stairs but that was ok. We enjoyed the Horszowski Trio w/Roberto Diaz, viola. We will return.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kent C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Just came back from a Tony Bennett concert...and it was awesome! Beautifully done Theater....with a truly classic feel. Great acoustics....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank barfoot164
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Variety entertainment in a world class facility. Many (included me) have referred to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, as the Kennedy Center of Philadelphia. Whether its the world class Philadelphia Orchestra, Broadway plays, concerts by your favorite performing, the Kimmel is a shining...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wanderlustlife
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Wonderful programs. Try not to get a nosebleed ticket though. Because they truly are too far for fun.

Date of experience: April 2018
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22 December 2018|
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Response from iamrufreeman | Reviewed this property |
Agreed re. securing a parking spot in one of the garages you can find via parking panda etc. They are close and convenient. You *can* find parking on the other side of Broad Street, on the tree-named cross streets, but it... More
26 August 2018|
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Response from Vicky C | Reviewed this property |
I would call the box office the day of the show to make sure there are tickets available and have them hold the tickets for you at the will call window. Shows sell out fast and well in advance.
2 November 2017|
Response from pookala | Reviewed this property |
You're going to want to call the box office directly to get an answer to that question. Every subscription series differs... The Kimmel Center Box Office is open daily from 10am - 6pm. The Call Center is open daily from 9am... More