Category Archives: Kimmel Center

Five Amazing Pop Culture Moments with William Shatner

When it comes to versatility and reinvention, William Shatner certainly is an actor who comes to mind.  His iconic role as Captain Kirk remains etched in time, but who knew the man could sing, direct, and slide into so many … Continue reading

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Holiday Surprise Guest Interview

The Holidays are upon us in Philadelphia! Each of us has our own holiday traditions that we love to share. One of our absolute favorites is the unforgettable performance by our very own Philadelphia Boys Choir and the Pennsylvania Ballet in The Nutcracker. … Continue reading

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Billy Elliot – The Musical

Drop your boxing gloves and put on your dancing shoes, because Billy Elliot The Musical is coming to town. Billy Elliot, the multi-award-winning musical is coming to Philadelphia’s Academy of Music from November 16-27 and we couldn’t be more excited! The … Continue reading

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David Sedaris at Kimmel Center

We love David Sedaris and we’re tickled pink that he’s coming to the Kimmel Center on October 15th to read and recite his stories.  Those of you unfamiliar with the Greek-American humorist should bone up on Sedaris’ books beforehand: Naked … Continue reading

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Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Trumpets Into 2011-2012 Season

On September 18th to 20th, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, an intimate, 33-piece ensemble that plays a repertoire of chamber music, mostly from the Baroque and Classical periods, returns to the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing … Continue reading

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Broadway Dreams True Colors

Remember when you used to dream of being a Broadway star? You’d perform a grand jete while belting a high A and land on your feet to flash a giant smile while you shook your jazz hands. You’d leave the … Continue reading

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Next to Normal

Philadelphia’s Center City hosts fabulous displays of the arts for family and friends to enjoy.  The Kimmel Center, Merriam Theater, and Academy of Music put on many brilliant events and shows where you are able to discover different forms of … Continue reading

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Phaedra: German Opera, Greek Drama

by Hans Werner Henze at the Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center June 3rd to June 12th Go HERE for Tickets! Let me get this comment out of the way first:  This opera is performed in German with English translations.  So, hopefully … Continue reading

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Danza Contemporánea de Cuba

Estia is located in the area of Center City where dance, music and talent come together, we are constantly amazed at all the wonderful events there are to choose from. between the Kimmel Center, Suzanne Roberts Theater, and Merriam – … Continue reading

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Absinthe, Surrealism, and ?uestlove: The Perfect Sunday

Lazy Sunday? No! Get off your couch and join us on Broad Street! PIFA continues its 25-day journey on Sunday, April 17. The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts presents the spectacle of The Green Fairy Cabaret, a performance inspired by … Continue reading

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