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  • Pennsylvania Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty

    Oct 12 - 22, 2017

  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

    Dec 8 - 31, 2017

  • Pennsylvania Ballet - Swan Lake

    Mar 8 - 18, 2018

  • Pennsylvania Ballet - Jewels

    May 10 - 13, 2018

Pennsylvania Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty Poster

Pennsylvania Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty

October 12 - 22, 2017

Join the Pennsylvania Ballet for their gorgeous season opener, The Sleeping Beauty. A classical ballet with one of Tchaikovsky's most alluring scores, prepare for a tale of adventure and romance as a dashing prince sets out to save a princess from a hellish curse.

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker Poster

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

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December 8 - 31, 2017

George Balanchine's enduring and now iconic ballet The Nutcracker is performed by only a handful of American companies every holiday season, with Pennsylvania Ballet being one of the most famous, having performed it for 50 years and counting! Create new yuletide memories with this distinctive production of the classic holiday tale.

Pennsylvania Ballet - Swan Lake Poster

Pennsylvania Ballet - Swan Lake

March 8 - 18, 2018

Angel Corella reworks Marius Petipa's choreography in this traditional staging of the classical ballet, retiring the Christopher Wheeldon version that premiered in 2004. The Madrid-born dancer is a leading light in classical and modern dance, having worked with American Ballet Theatre, and becoming the Pennsylvania Ballet artistic director in time for the 2014/15.

Pennsylvania Ballet - Jewels Poster

Pennsylvania Ballet - Jewels

May 10 - 13, 2018

Pennsylvania Ballet's 2017/18 season concludes with a stunning engagement of George Balanchine's gem-inspired ballet in three acts. Balanchine was inspired by the artistry of jewellry designers Van Cleef & Arpels, and chose music that perfectly reflected three entirely different dance forms, unified by elegance of the luxury theme.

Academy of Music

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Year opened: 1857
  • Capacity: 2500
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Built in 1857, the Academy of Music is one of Philadelphia's oldest arts venues and the country's oldest continually-used opera house! Once the home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, today the Academy hosts touring Broadway shows each year as well as classical and pop concerts, and live comedy.

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Estia - Philadelphia
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Bliss
0.05 mi away at 220 South Broad Street

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Love Park Garage
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