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  • Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks

    Nov 17, 2017

  • George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

    Dec 8 - 31, 2017

  • Pennsylvania Ballet - Swan Lake

    Mar 8 - 18, 2018

Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks Poster

Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas Rocks

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November 17, 2017

The Brian Setzer Orchestra, fronted by three-time Grammy Award-winner Brian Setzer, has become a Christmas staple as they tour the USA each holiday season taking their Christmas Rocks concerts across the country! Enjoy some of Setzer's guitar classics like Rock This Town and Stray Cat Strut as well as plenty of sing-a-long Christmas classics.

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.

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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Patriot Parking
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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0.04 mi away at 237 South Broad Street
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