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  • Pennsylvania Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty

    Oct 12 - 22, 2017

  • Finding Neverland

    Nov 21 - 26, 2017

  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

    Dec 8 - 31, 2017

  • School of Rock

    Mar 27 - Apr 1, 2018

  • Aladdin

    Jun 13 - Jul 1, 2018

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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.

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Finding Neverland

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November 21 - 26, 2017

Based on the Oscar-winning movie, Finding Neverland tells the uplifting story of J.M.Barrie and the family who inspired him to write Peter Pan. Weaving together real life events and flights of fancy into the world of The Lost Boys and Captain Hook, this show is touring the country following a phenomenally successful Broadway run.

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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.

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School of Rock

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March 27 - April 1, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock hits the road on its first national tour after blowing out the speakers on Broadway. Based on the classic movie starring Jack Black, this joyous show follows hilarious slacker Dewey Finn as he leads a band of fifth-graders on the road to rock stardom!

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Aladdin

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Tony Award Winner

June 13 - July 1, 2018

Disney's Tony-winning musical is one of Broadway's finest family shows, and now it heads out on its first ever North American tour. Based on the beloved movie, Aladdin follows our plucky hero as he tries to win the heart of Princess Jasmine and keep his magic lamp (Genie included) from the clutches of the evil Jafar!

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
0.02 mi away at 1405 Locust Street

Bliss
0.05 mi away at 220 South Broad Street

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0.12 mi away at 220 S. Sydenham St.

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0.15 mi away at 1305 Walnut St.

The Convention Center Parking Facility - Self Park
0.44 mi away at 1324 Arch St.

Love Park Garage
0.45 mi away at 1590 Arch St.

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