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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank wanderlustlife
Reviewed 23 October 2018

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

Thank Ru F
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We saw Joan Baez perform. We were seated in the back row of the orchestra – and I do mean the back row – and though I can't claim we could see individual strings on her guitar, the sounds were warm and filled the auditorium,...More

Thank stevetheslim
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Enjoyed a wonderful concert by Joan Baez here! The venue is absolutely fabulous! I don’t think there’s a bad seat in the house. The acoustics were wonderful. I would definitely like to rake in more concerts here!

Thank islandgr
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Kimmel Center is excellent for any of the performances they have. The best would be the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Thank garygreenbaypacker
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We love going to the Kimmel Center. The entertainment there is always top notch and diverse! Highly recommend.

Thank Marianne A
Reviewed 16 September 2018

With NYC only a few hours away, the Kimmel Center has to really step up their entertainment options to remain competitive and they do! The venue is dramatic and expansive, the volunteers are subject matter experts and so helpful. The performance options cover all genre...there...More

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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
7 April 2017|
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Response from Randy G | Reviewed this property |
To be honest...with a show like WICKED, you would want a full view of the stage. Not sure what areas of the stage you won't be able to see. Go online, view seating chart to see which areas are blocked. Good luck... More